Michael A. Witt

Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy and International Business
This technical note presents three major approaches to understanding international relations: liberalism, realism, institutionalism. It explains the main points of these approaches and provides simple instructions for putting them to practical use.

Published 15 Dec 2017

Reference 6362

Topic Strategy

Region Global

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This technical note provides the basis for political analysis. In particular, it presents politics as a key process for changing institutions, and thus the rules of the game for business, and it lays out how politics can be analyzed in terms of actors, interests and power.

Published 15 Dec 2017

Reference 6357

Topic Strategy

Region Global

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International business research has identified the ‘liability of foreignness’ as a major obstacle to success abroad, both for firms and executives. This technical note explains how to use business systems analysis to reduce the liability of foreignness. It lays out the logic and outlines adaptation strategies for overcoming it. It also provides a set of questions to put the framework to use.

Published 27 Nov 2017

Reference 6353

Topic Strategy

Region Global

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This concise country profile provides an up-to-date introduction to the history, politics, foreign relations, society, and economy of India, supplemented by the latest available key statistics. The notes in this series are updated annually.

Published 20 Apr 2011

Reference 5797

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Asia

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This concise country profile provides an up-to-date introduction to the history, politics, foreign relations, society, and economy of Japan, supplemented by the latest available key statistics. The notes in this series are updated annually.

Published 25 Jan 2011

Reference 5763

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Asia

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This concise country profile provides an up-to-date introduction to the history, politics, foreign relations, society, and economy of China, supplemented by the latest available key statistics. The background notes in this series are updated annually.

Published 25 Jan 2011

Reference 5761

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Asia

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This concise country profile provides an up-to-date introduction to the history, politics, foreign relations, society, and economy of Singapore, supplemented by the latest available key statistics. The notes in this series are updated annually.

Published 25 Jan 2011

Reference 5765

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Asia

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This concise country profile provides an up-to-date introduction to the history, politics, foreign relations, society, and economy of South Korea, supplemented by the latest available key statistics. The notes in this series are updated annually.

Published 25 Jan 2011

Reference 5766

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Asia

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This concise country profile provides an up-to-date introduction to the history, politics, foreign relations, society, and economy of the Philippines, supplemented by the latest available key statistics. The notes in this series are updated annually.

Published 25 Jan 2011

Reference 5771

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Asia

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This concise country profile provides an up-to-date introduction to the history, politics, foreign relations, society, and economy of Indonesia, supplemented by the latest available key statistics. The notes in this series are updated annually.

Published 25 Jan 2011

Reference 5762

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Asia

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International Business