Michael R. Czinkota

Michael R. Czinkota

Michael R. Czinkota teaches International Business and Trade at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the University of Kent in Canterbury. His key book (co-authored with Ilkka Ronkainen) is “International Marketing” (10th ed., CENGAGE). Michael R. Czinkota is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine.
C-Suite Advisory

Dealing with Disruptive Dislocations

The global uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus disruption intensifies. Questions of human safety and business continuity reach far beyond the assessment of lock-down orders. In light of a pandemic, transmission expectations are sufficiently likely for an ongoing viral world exposure. What can be done to manage the unexpected? Which analogue situations...
Executive Education

International Data Need to Add Up

A useful analysis requires the understanding of data and a belief both in the data and their issuer. Companies, organizations, and scholars wary widely in their interpretation and use. International comparisons often differ substantially in data collection and quality control. This commentary eases comparisons of research across national borders. Here...
The Bear Without The Bull
Executive Insider

The Bear Without The Bull

There is often a strong desire for partisanship both in our domestic and global thinking. Russia keeps being framed as our most vile adversary. Such thinking has much historic background . Of particular worry has been competition in technology – one can still recall the Russian leadership reputation effects of...
CEO Insider

The Secret to Trade Policy Success

University teaching is again in session. As in past summer and fall semesters I teach international business at both Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and at Kent University in Canterbury, U.K. With students I note three different categories of sentiments, quite telling of voting tendencies.  Two virtually equal blocs boast...
Business Tavelers At Airport
C-Suite Advisory

It’s Good To Be Home Again

I have returned from my annual summer trip to Europe and report that conditions have changed. In England stood out for the views by its educated experts on money and markets. They don’t know and don’t care. New announcements and shifts are just shrugged off or, worse yet, ignored. Refusing...