Leveraging global business for local good
Over the last several decades, an economic overhaul has changed the way global business interacts with its surroundings, both locally and globally. Multinational Enterprises (MNE) have long shaped international business and created global streams of goods, services and ideas in virtually all industries. But with a rising tide of global businesses, local economies—specifically cities and […]
Four Fallacies About Trade and Globalization
(Republished with permission of YaleGlobal Online) By Ajai Gaur and Ram Mudambi NEWARK, PHILADELPHIA – Trade typically figures prominently in U.S. presidential election, and 2016 is no exception. While campaigning, politicians tend to adopt anti-international business positions that are theoretically unsound and lack empirical evidence. Four fallacies underline these common political arguments. Fallacy 1: Manufacturing […]
Ram Mudambi | August 5, 2015 | Philadelphia Business Journal
Philadelphia Energy Solutions IPO: Why now makes sense As Philadelphia Energy Solutions prepared for its initial public stock offering, Dr. Ram Mudambi, Frank S. Speakman Professor of Strategic Management, explained to PBJ why the timing was appropriate for such a move.
Ram Mudambi | June 25, 2015 | Harvard Business Review
Local R&D Won’t Help You Go Global For the second time this calendar year, Frank S. Speakman Professor of Strategic Management Dr. Ram Mudambi has been published in HBR. He and PhD candidate TJ Hannigan published, “Local R&D won’t help you go global,” one of the recent outputs of the iBEGIN research program that Mudambi […]
Ram Mudambi | April 14, 2015 | WHYY NewsWorks
Cable rates causing concern Philadelphia City Council recently released a report on cable giant Comcast, exposing widespread concern over pricing. Dr. Ram Mudambi, Frank M. Speakman Professor of Strategic Management, likened Comcast’s myriad offerings to Baskin-Robbins’ many flavors.
Ram Mudambi | April 10, 2015 | Michigan Business Network
Innovation isn’t suffering in the Motor City Despite Detroit’s downtrodden manufacturing reputation, the city is a leader in American innovation, in regard to patent output, according to the research findings of Dr. Ram Mudambi, Professor of Strategic Management at Fox. Mudambi covered this topic and more in a recent radio interview with the Michigan Business […]
International business scholar Ram Mudambi shows another side in Empire of Zon
Fox School of Business Strategic Management Professor Ram Mudambi’s day-to-day routine may seem to include teaching and conducting research on international business, but that’s not all Mudambi does. He works to cultivate the people of Zon. Mudambi’s first fantasy novel, The Empire of Zon, imagines a society in which two megatrends shape the way of […]