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2004 Annual Meeting
Stockholm, Sweden
July 10-13, 2004

AIB Pre-Conference Teaching Roundtables
All AIB participants are invited to join in the pre-conference Teaching Roundtables. This is an opportunity to discuss teaching practices, ideas, and dilemmas, and to share experiences and insights with colleagues who teach courses in the same subject areas. The session will take place Saturday afternoon, July 10, from 2 - 4 p.m., ending 30 minutes before the opening plenary session of the conference.
Roundtable discussions are planned for the following subject areas:
  • Cross-Cultural and Int'l Management
    Facilitator: Zeynep Aycan, Koç University, Turkey
  • International Accounting and Finance
    Facilitator: James J. Stewart, University of Maryland University College, USA/Germany
  • Int'l Economics & Transition Economies
    Facilitator: Bernard Wolf, York University, Canada
  • International Entrepreneurship
    Facilitator: William Johnson, Bentley College, USA
  • Int'l Human Resources Management
    Facilitator: Colette Frayne, Seattle University, USA
  • Global Leadership and Ethics
    Facilitator: Allan Bird, Univ. of Missouri, St. Louis, USA
  • International Marketing
    Facilitator: Saeed Samiee, University of Tulsa, USA
  • International Trade and Negotiations
    Facilitator: Robert Spich, UCLA, USA
  • Global Strategic Management
    Facilitator: Jeffrey Shay, University of Montana, USA
To participate in the Teaching Roundtables:
  1. Register by sending your
    • name and affiliation
    • contact information (e-mail & telephone)
    • Roundtable preference from the list above
  2. Bring to share 12 copies of a 1- or 2-page description of a particularly successful exercise or assignment you use in your courses or training programs.
  3. Plan to:
    • briefly introduce your exercise/assignment;
    • describe how it helps you meet specific course objectives;
    • identify any dilemmas or areas you still grapple with in its presentation and use;
    • support your colleagues' contributions at the Roundtable with helpful comments, questions, and suggestions.
From this collaborative exchange, you are sure to acquire:
  • some new ideas for your classes,
  • feedback to improve your own contribution, and
  • some new additions to your international network of colleagues.
For questions or additional information, please contact the Roundtable Coordinators:

Professor Maggi Phillips
Graziadio School of Business & Management
Pepperdine University, USA
Tel: +1.310.506.4089

Professor Sonja Sackmann
Dept. of Econ., Mgt., & Organization Sciences
University Bw Munich ,Germany
Tel: +49.89.6004.2697