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A Cultural Curveball: Cross-cultural Lessons from the World Baseball Classic

A Cultural Curveball

March 28, 2017

A Cultural Curveball: Cross-cultural Lessons from the World Baseball Classic By Jay Thorne Through the month of March, as Major League Baseball teams around America prepared for Opening Day of the 2017 season, baseball players and baseball fans from around the world came together for a 3-week, 16-... read more

US-China Trade

It’s Time for the U.S. to Revoke China’s Free Pass on Trade

March 23, 2017

This article is part of a series by Thunderbird School of Global Management faculty, sharing their insights on the future of internationalism . Like most international business professors, I believe in free markets. I can quote Adam Smith and David Ricardo, and I believe that their theories are... read more

Economic Forces Push Us Outward, But Social Forces Call Us Home

March 8, 2017

Professor Joshua Ault This article is part of a series by Thunderbird School of Global Management faculty, sharing their insights on the future of internationalism . Much ink has been spilled of late regarding the West’s seeming retreat to nationalism. The election of Donald Trump is compared to... read more

From the Thunderbird Student Newspaper Das Tor - T-Birds Respond to the Election

January 23, 2017

This article is part of a conversation about the future of internationalism post-2016, featuring Thunderbird faculty and students. Related articles are available here . By Chris Barton, Das Tor Staff Writer Thunderbirds are a special group, and an especially important group in the world we find... read more

The Future of Internationalism Post-2016

January 22, 2017

It began when citizens of the United Kingdom shocked the world and voted to leave the European Union. It continued in Europe with the rise of nationalist candidates in Germany and France, where voters will elect new heads of state this year. And then it hopped the pond when American citizens... read more

From the Thunderbird Student Newspaper Das Tor - Thunderbird in a Divided World

January 22, 2017

This article is part of a conversation about the future of internationalism post-2016, featuring Thunderbird faculty and students. Related articles are available here . Disclaimer: The below article refers to the election from Tuesday, November 8, 2016. By Das Tor On Tuesday night, people around... read more

From the Thunderbird Student Newspaper Das Tor: A Call for Unity

January 22, 2017

This article is part of a conversation about the future of internationalism post-2016, featuring Thunderbird faculty and students. Related articles are available here . By Jake Strickler, Das Tor Editor-in-Chief In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, America faced a wave of... read more

Ettenson Thunderbird Brand

Why your project needs a brand

January 10, 2017

Why do some projects attract support and energy inside an organization while others flounder? Many times the difference is branding. The ways in which managers represent their projects to internal audiences can determine success or failure when competition heats up for limited resources. Our... read more

Creating value through innovation, ownership and opportunity

November 1, 2016

Much has been made of the resurgence of oil and gas production in the United States over the past decade. Despite the collapse of oil prices two years ago, U.S. oil production has sustained production levels close to peak output (down 8% from the peak in 2015). Yet if one were to read the popular... read more

70th Anniversary

10 Key Leadership Lessons

November 1, 2016

Thunderbird alumni live and work in nearly every part of the globe, in thousands of enterprises large and small, and all of them are on the path to – or already in – positions of global leadership. Jeff Cunningham, Professor of Global Leadership at Thunderbird, and at the Walter Cronkite School of... read more