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Robert E. Kennedy

Robert E. Kennedy

Dean; Ivey Business School - Western University

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Robert E. Kennedy  joined the Ivey Business School as its ninth Dean on October 1st, 2013. Bob came to Ivey from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, where he was Executive Director of the William Davidson Institute (WDI), a non-profit research and educational institute that focuses on business and policy issues in emerging market economies. While at Michigan, Bob served as the Director of the Ross School Global Initiative and as the Tom Lantos Professor of Business Administration at Ross, teaching corporate strategy and international business courses in the MBA, EMBA, and Executive Education programs. A well-known scholar, speaker, and educator, Kennedy’s research focuses on the opportunities and challenges facing businesses in developing countries. He has been widely published in leading economics and strategy journals.  His teaching materials - including more than 120 articles, chapters and cases - are used at every one of Business Week’s top 25 U.S. business schools.

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Business Thought & Action Course
The course Business Thought & Action™ is a robust introduction to business for undergraduate students. It is a holistic start to their business education experience and provides context for business…
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Business Thought & Action—Module 4: International Business
This fourth module of the Business Thought & Action™ provides course an introduction to international business. As the global economy expands and more economic growth is projected to occur overseas,…
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Business Thought & Action—Module 5: Business and Society
This fifth module Business Thought & Action™ course challenges students to think to the way that business can be used to create a positive social environmental impact. Since students in…
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Business Thought & Action—Module 1: How Markets and Firms Work
This module reviews a wide variety of companies and markets and presents an analytical tool kit for evaluating them. It takes a step back from standard business education, allowing students…
Publication Date: 08/19/2011 Product ID: 1-429-187
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Business Thought & Action—Module 2: Creating, Running, and Sustaining Successful Businesses
Module 2 of the Business Thought & Action™ course is entrepreneurial-themed, analyzing the essentials of starting and running a business. Companies are examined in-depth to illustrate that the same business…
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Business Thought & Action—Module 3: Sources of Business Stress
The third module of the Business Thought & Action™ course is especially innovative, focusing entirely on business failure. The module analyzes real-life businesses that have experienced turmoil, such as Kodak…
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Note on the Global Middle Class
Rapid economic growth in India, China, and other developing nations in the late 20th and early 21st centuries led to the emergence of a new global middle class. These billions…
Publication Date: 07/26/2011 Product ID: 1-428-941
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Note on the Global Business Environment
This note describes the historical, present day, and projected future of changes in the global business environment. It is organized into four sections. The first discusses how economic performance is…
Publication Date: 02/21/2011 Product ID: 1-428-651
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Note on Managing the Value Chain: Governance, Location, and Firm Scope Decisions
This note explains the considerations involved in determining a firm’s vertical, horizontal, and geographic scope. It is organized into five sections: An introduction that presents important questions related to strategy…
Publication Date: 12/07/2010 Product ID: 1-429-011
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Mass Production and Vertical Integration at Ford in the 1920s
This mini-case provides a concise description of Ford’s early history, highlighting milestones like the debut of the Model T, the use of labor specialization, the first moving assembly line, the…
Publication Date: 12/05/2010 Product ID: 1-429-003
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