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Our authors bring to their writing many years' experience of teaching international business. Find out why they're so enthusiastic about teaching international business and how they go about making it relevant and engaging for students by reading a letter from the authors.
About our authors
Professor of International Business, University of Leeds , UK
Peter is Professor of International Business, Founder Director of CIBUL (1995) and Founder Director of the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds (BCIUL). He has held Visiting Professorships at University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne, Faculty of Management and Organization, University of Groningen, The University of Rennes I, Hong Kong City University, BI Oslo, the University of Granada, University of Lancaster and the University of Reading.
Professor of International Business, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Peter Enderwick is a specialist in the field of international business. He holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Lancaster and MBA and PhD from Bradford Management Centre in England. He has been an educator since 1978. Until 1988 he was lecturer in Economics at the Queen’s University of Belfast. Between 1988 and 2004 he was Professor of International Management at the University of Waikato, Hamilton. He has held visiting positions at the University of Bradford Management Centre and the Helsinki School of Economics and Business, Finland, the University of South Australia, Adelaide and Thammasat Business School, Bangkok. He is currently a visiting professor at the Centre for International Business, University of Leeds, in the UK.
Professor of International Business and Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching at International Business School Suzhou (IBSS), Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU).
Adam Cross is Professor of International Business and Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching at International Business School Suzhou (IBSS), Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). Adam has co-edited three books, and has contributed to more than thirty-five book chapters and scholarly papers (published in premier international business journals such as the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, and Management International Review) on the internationalization of Asian multinational firms, the cross-border licensing and management of intellectual property, and the institutional environment for international business, with China, India and Japan providing the context for much of this work.