Category: Global Learning Across the Curriculum

Teaching International Business through Idea Pages

Wednesday, May 31
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
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Using idea page assignments in international business classes will serve as a valuable educational tool in order to help students keep up with the most current global business practices and trends.

O. Volkan Ozbek

Assistant Professor of Management
University of San Diego School Of Business
San Diego, CA

O. Volkan Ozbek earned his PhD in strategy from the University of Texas—Arlington. His primary research interests are corporate spin-offs including their governance structures (board of directors, compensation, ownership), the upper echelons perspective that includes top management team (TMT) demographics as well as behavioral and cognitive characteristics, strategic decision-making processes, and foreign entry modes. His first article titled “The right people in the wrong places: The paradox of entrepreneurial entry and successful opportunity realization” (with C. Navis) is published in the Academy of Management Review in 2016. His second article titled “Why context matters: Overconfidence, narcissism, and the role of objective uncertainty in entrepreneurship” (with C. Navis) is forthcoming in the Academy of Management Review. A former officer in the Turkish Navy, he earned his a master’s in business from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, an MBA from the Saginaw Valley State University, a master’s in management science from the Naval Science and Engineering Institute, and a bachelor’s in computer engineering from the Turkish Naval Academy.