Lunchtime Ukraine Symposium
The Global Impact of the War in Ukraine: Fundamental Challenges for Management Research
Date: Thursday, 16 June 2022
Time: 12.30 – 2.00 p.m.
Venue: Casinotheater Winterthur, Stadthausstrasse 119, 8400 Winterthur
Chaired by: Prof. Christopher Hartwell, Director of the International Management Institute, ZHAW School of Management and Law
Lunch: Sandwiches and soft drinks
Prof. Kseniia Smyrnova (Vice-Rector for Education (International Affairs), Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv)
Professor Smyrnova has participated in research and academic programs in the EU and US and has authored some 200 academic publications. In 2019, she served as a Member of the Legal Reform Commission under the President of Ukraine.
Prof. Roger Myerson (The David L. Pearson Distinguished Service Professor of Global Conflict Studies at the University of Chicago)
Professor Myerson has made seminal contributions to economics and political science. In game theory, he introduced refinements of Nash’s equilibrium concept. Myerson was awarded the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for his contributions to mechanism design theory. He has written a number of books, including Game Theory: Analysis of Conflict and Probability Models for Economic Decisions.
Prof. Timothy Devinney (Professor & Chair of International Business, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester)
Prof. Devinney has published more than a dozen books, including The Myth of the Ethical Consumer. He is on the editorial board of more than a dozen leading international journals and has published more than 100 articles in leading journals. In 2008, he was the first recipient in management of an Alexander von Humboldt Forschungspreis. Devinney is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and the European Academy of International Business.
Dr. Tetiana Korotka (Deputy Business Ombudsman of Ukraine)
Dr. Korotka was appointed Deputy Business Ombudsman by the Government of Ukraine in April 2015. From 2011 to 2015, she was the Deputy Chief of Party of the Public-Private Partnership Development Program. Together with an international team of experts, she helped the Government of Ukraine create a legal basis for sustainable infrastructure reform with engagement from the private sector.
Prof. Klaus Meyer (Professor of International Business, Ivey Business School)
Klaus E. Meyer is Professor of International Business at Ivey Business School. Professor Meyer is a leading scholar in the field of international business conducting research on the strategies of multinational enterprises (MNEs), especially foreign entry strategies, in emerging economies, especially Eastern Europe and East Asia. A central theme of his research is the influence of local contexts on the strategies and operations of MNEs operating in emerging economies. He has published over 80 articles in leading scholarly journals, in particular in Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal and Journal of Management Studies, and he published nine books, including the textbook “International Business” (with Mike Peng, published by Cengage Learning, 3rd ed., 2019). He is serving as Area Editor of the Journal of International Business Studies since July 2016.