Surviving and Thriving in the New Global Economy

Surviving and Thriving in the New Global Economy

Posted 1.17.06


Dr. Leonard Lynn, Professor of Management Policy at the Weatherhead School of Management and a panel of experts in international business.

Panelists include:

Craig Arnold, President Fluid Power Group and Head of Asia-Pacific Operations, Eaton Corporation

Matt Mullarkey, Vice-President Global Operations, Invacare

Peter Shelton, Partner – China Practice, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Since the advent of the World Trade Organization a decade ago barriers to international business have come crashing down. A best-seller by Thomas Friedman, declares the world is now “flat” – businesses are no longer restricted to or protected by geographical distance and national boundaries. Firms in Northern Ohio and elsewhere are faced with opportunities and threats that did not exist a decade ago. This breakfast draws on the experiences of local firms to explore these threats and opportunities and includes local senior managers who have been involved in establishing business operations in China and other countries.

The breakfast will identify

  • Unexpected challenges and rewards of globalization;
  • Strategies for international business and;
  • How to resolve issues that arise when doing business globally.

Monday, February 27, 2006
7:30 - 8:00a.m. Breakfast/Registration
8:00-9:30 a.m. Presentation
George S. Dively Building (on the Case campus)
11240 Bellflower Road

Cost: $30/program; includes breakfast and parking
The event is open to the public.

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Final Breakfast:
March 27, 2006 Managing Healthcare Costs through Incentives



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