Title of the talk: The business of international business is geopolitics
Tony Fang is Professor of Business Administration at Stockholm Business School (SBS) of Stockholm University, Head of Emerging Markets Cross Cultural Research Group, and Founder of Emerging Markets Inspiration Conference (EMIC) that takes place annually at Stockholm University. Tony Fang received his PhD and Licentiate of Economics in Industrial Marketing, Industrial Economy, Linköping University, Sweden (1999, 1997) and his MSc and BSc in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (1987, 1984).
Tony Fang’s interested research areas include: re-conceptualizing culture in glocalization, internationalization of the firm, cross-cultural management and innovation, intercultural leadership and communication, inspiration from emerging economies, Swedish society and innovation, Nordic culture and management style, Chinese culture and negotiating style, cross-cultural approach to democracy, and so on. In recent years, Tony Fang's research has started reaching Russia, Brazil, India, and Africa. Tony Fang was a visiting scholar in the Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 1998.
Tony Fang reviews for a large number of academic journals in scientific communities. He is also on board of International Business Review (IBR), Management and Organization Review (MOR), International Journal of Cross Cultural Management (IJCCM), Cross-Cultural & Strategic Management (CCSM), Journal of Trust Research (JTR), Industrial Marketing Management (IMM). Tony Fang has served as an officially appointed academic opponent, discussant, and/or member of the evaluation committee of doctoral dissertations in Sweden and abroad. He has been invited to be on board the expert panel to evaluate the qualification and performance of professors and/or research projects.