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Educational Objective

Educating the Next Generation of Asian Thought Leaders


Who is an Asian Thought Leader?

An Asian Thought Leader is someone with GACCS. Through research and scholarship we seek to contribute and enrich the understanding and practice of management within the for-profit, not for-profit, and governmental environments. Through our teaching, learning, and engagement with the business world and the support of our staff, we aspire to ensure our faculty and students acquire:

Global Perspective: Knowledge of global markets, business practices, and cultural norms between business in Asia and other parts of the world.

Asian Expertise: Knowledge of Asia by articulating the differences and similarities among their individual cultures, best business practices, legal requirements, and economies.

Cross-Cultural Competence: Awareness of one’s own cultural values and beliefs, an awareness of other cultures, values, and belief systems, with the ability to effectively communicate and function in multicultural settings.

Creative Management Foundation: Broad understanding of management principles and the ability to analyze situations to select the best solution or to identify, derive, and deliver a new alternative solution.

Social Responsibility: Ethical behavior in decision making in and beyond the organization within the context of varying cultural constraints. Articulates the necessity for organizations to be environmentally and socially responsible.