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Speaking the Same Language

June 27, 2014

Born into a multicultural family in Argentina, Mabel Miguel (PhD ’93) has lived, worked and taught in six countries and on four continents. The UNC Kenan-Flagler organizational behavior professor—who is fluent in Spanish, English and proficient in French—became equally well versed in foreign cultures. … Continued

Fútbol Moves Markets

June 9, 2014

Goldman Sachs has predicted that Brazil will win the 2014 World Cup. After Brazil, the betting odd favorites are Argentina, Germany and Spain. The rest of the countries are likely to get some bad news. The world’s most popular game can have … Continued

Xiamen University Partners with Global OneMBA®

June 6, 2014

The Xiamen University School of Management has joined OneMBA®, the only global executive MBA delivered in partnership by five premier international business schools. UNC Kenan-Flagler is a founding partner school along with EGADE Business School Tecnológico de Monterrey (EGADE Business … Continued

The Great Wall of Culture

May 29, 2014

The thought of working overseas hadn’t crossed Jeff Tucker’s (MBA ’00) mind, but the opportunity to help form Century Bridge Capital, a private equity investment firm focused exclusively in China, from the ground up changed that. Tucker started his career in government on Capitol Hill, then worked … Continued

Finding Value in Diversity and Teamwork

May 7, 2014

Six years ago, Parisa Salkhordeh (MBA ’14) was a world away. More than 6,500 miles from the charms of Chapel Hill, Salkhordeh was an engineer at NBB Group in Tehran, Iran. While working on a project in the hospitality industry, … Continued

New Wealth, New Opportunities, New Challenges

May 1, 2014

By 2040, China is projected to overtake the United States as the world’s largest economy. To investors and companies, this prospect is exciting, representing a wealth of new investment opportunities. But for that projection to become a reality, emerging markets … Continued

Program Helps Develop Language Skills for the Workplace

April 4, 2014

Nearly 400 students are speaking the languages of global business with help from UNC Kenan-Flagler’s innovative Working Languages program. Working Languages courses are designed for business students to develop communication skills in foreign languages that will help them thrive in … Continued

Cross-cultural Communication Program Develops Global Business Savvy

February 17, 2014

Though certainly not the first cross-cultural communications event at UNC Kenan-Flagler, the Cross-Cultural Savvy for Global Business certificate program was a huge success. The two-day program, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, brought business professionals and students together with seven intercultural communication experts for lessons … Continued

Teaching the Teachers About Leadership

February 10, 2014

Deans, professors and administrators from Qatar, Finland, France, Mexico, Canada and the United States came to UNC Kenan-Flagler to learn how to develop a leadership curriculum. To address the growing demand for leadership education, UNC Kenan-Flagler, a pioneer in leadership … Continued