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Rosalie L. Tung is the Ming and Stella Wong Professor of International Business at Simon Fraser University (Canada). She was formerly a Wisconsin Distinguished Professor with the University of Wisconsin System. She has also served on the faculties of the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), University of Oregon, and as a visiting professor at Harvard University, University of California-Los Angeles, the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (England), the Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Peking University, and the China Europe International Business School (Shanghai, China). She is the 2003-2004 President of the Academy of Management, and has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Management, a Fellow of the British Academy of Management, a Fellow of the International Academy for Intercultural Research,and has been inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Rosalie has contributed significantly to theory development and practical applications of cross-cultural understanding and communication in the context of economic collaboration between entities from around the world in two important ways. In the field of human resource management, she has conducted ground-breaking research in the area of expatriate assignments. She has developed a theoretical framework for the selection and training of people for international assignments and tested this model on samples of Canadian, U.S., West European, Japanese and Australian multinationals. Secondly, her analysis into the mindsets of East Asians as they affect management thought and practices has contributed to the development of theories of comparative management.

Rosalie is the Area Editor of International Human Resource, Comparative, and Cross-Cultural Management, Journal of International Business Studies. She has served as Senior Editor, International Human Resource Management for the Journal of World Business. In addition, she also serves on the editorial boards of numerous academic journals. Dr. Tung has lectured widely at leading universities throughout the world and is active in the internationalization efforts of business schools worldwide.

Last Updated: October 2007


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