Expertise

  • Strategic Management, Business & Corporate Strategy, Global Strategy, International Business, International Management

Research Interests

  • Global Strategy, Nonmarket Strategy, Legal and Regulatory Environment, Political Ties
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George O. White III, JD, LLM, PhD

Non-Resident Research Fellow


Academic Background

  • PhD in International Business, University of Texas at El Paso
  • MBA, General Management, University of Texas at El Paso
  • LLM, International Commercial Law, Emory University
  • JD, Concentration in International Law, Western Michigan University
  • BA, History, University of Alabama

Professional and Academic Experience

University of Michigan- Flint

  • Associate Professor of Strategic Management, Department of Management and Marketing, School of Management (2017 - Present)
  • Core Faculty, International & Global Studies Program (2017 - Present)

University of Michigan

  • Faculty Affiliate, Center for Southeast Asian Studies (2017 - Present)

Hebei Normal University

  • Honorary Professor, College of Law & Politics (2004 - Present)

Strome College of Business, Old Dominion University

  • Associate Professor of Strategic Management & International Business, Departments of Management and International Business (2016 - 2017)
  • Assistant Professor of Strategic Management & International Business, Departments of Management and International Business (2010 - 2016)

Asian Institute of Management

  • Non-Resident Research Fellow, Policy Center (2013 - 2017)

Editorial Appointments

  • Multinational Business Review, Guest Editor, (2018 - Present)
  • Journal of World Business, Editorial Review Board Member, (2018 - Present)
  • Journal of International Management, Editorial Review Board Member, (2019 - Present)
  • Multinational Business Review, Editorial Review Board Member, (2019 - Present)
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Editorial Review Board Member, (2019 - Present)
  • Journal of Asia Business Studies, Editorial Review Board Member, (2015 - Present)
  • Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, Editorial Review Board Member, (2013 - Present)

Affiliations, Awards, and Honors

  • Golden Apple Award in teaching excellence, Thompson Center for Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan–Flint, Winter (2019)
  • Golden Apple Award in teaching excellence, Thompson Center for Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan–Flint, Winter (2018)
  • Hagerman Faculty Entrepreneurship & Innovation Award, School of Management, University of Michigan – Flint (2017)
  • Nominated, Aalto University School of Business “That’s Interesting!” Award, Academy of International Business Annual Conference (2016)
  • Shining Star Award in teaching excellence, Old Dominion University, Fall (2015)
  • Nominated, Best Paper, Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference (2015)
  • Nominated, Best Paper, Academy of Management Annual International Conference (2015)

Publications

  • White, G. O., Boddewyn, J. J., Rajwani, T., & Hemphill, T. A. 2018. Political ties and regulator vulnerabilities to political pressure: The moderating effects of regulatory and political distance. Management International Review, 58: 743-769 [special issue on the corporate political activity of MNCs].
  • White, G. O., Fainschmidt, S., & Rajwani, T. 2018. Antecedents and outcomes of political tie intensity: Institutional and strategic fit perspectives. Journal of International Management, 24: 1-15.
  • White, G. O., Hemphill, T. A., Weber, T., & Moghaddam, K. 2018. Institutional origins of wholly owned foreign subsidiary formal contracting practices: A judicial arbitrariness contingency perspective. International Business Review, 27: 654-668.
  • Hemphill, T. A., & White, G. O. 2018. Multinational Enterprises, Employee Safety and the Socially Responsible Supply Chain: The Case of Bangladesh and the Apparel Industry. Business & Society Review, 123: 489-528.
  • Lee, S. H., Bao, S., & White, G. O. 2016. The influence of business ties and national culture on foreign subsidiary capability building in an emerging market. Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, 17: 318-341.
  • White, G. O., Guldiken O., Hemphill, T. A., He, W., and Khoobdeh, M. S. 2016. Trends in international strategic management research from 2000 to 2013: Text mining and bibliometric analyses. Management International Review, 56: 35-56.
  • Hemphill, T. A., & White, G. O. 2016. The world economic forum and Nike: Emerging ‘shared responsibility’ and institutional control models for achieving a socially responsible global supply chain? Business and Human Rights Journal, 1: 307-313.
  • White, G. O., Boddewyn, J. J., & Galang, R. M. N. 2015. Legal system contingencies as determinants of WOFS political tie intensity: Insights from the Philippines. Journal of World Business, 50: 342-356 [special issue on global governance and international nonmarket strategies].
  • White, G. O., Chizema, A., Canabal, A., & Perry, M. J. 2015. Legal system uncertainty and FDI attraction in Southeast Asia. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 10: 572-597.
  • Liedong, T. A., Rajwani, T., & White, G. O. 2015. The contingent value of managerial political ties in private debt financing: Evidence from Ghana. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, doi:10.5465/AMBPP.2015.59.

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