Crystal Jiang, assistant professor of management, and research colleagues investigate how important the concept of guanxi is to the Chinese and how foreign executives might overcome the challenge. The role that trust plays in forming bonds across cultures and national borders is key, they say.
The two-year-old Bryant team was the only North American group competing in the international tournament, in which they placed third.
Two Bryant faculty members -- Sam Beldona and Crystal Jiang -- were honored for their research that sheds new light on cultural factors contributing to the growth of women-owned businesses. They investigated how cultural differences influence resources and competence in the growth of women-owned businesses in the United States and in India.
A Bryant expert in human rights and international humanitarian law serves on the Law Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright Specialist Program.
Transformational is how many graduates describe their Bryant experience. These videos offer the success stories of four recent grads who are now embarked on life journeys to make their dreams come true.
Seniors majoring in international business work with companies that have come to Bryant looking for help doing business globally. In the senior-year IB practicum, students conduct research for these clients to produce business plans that the CEOs can put into action.
A team of Bryant juniors majoring in international business claimed the No. 1 spot in an online simulation among 4,558 teams from around the world. The simulation places 4,558 teams from 283 colleges and universities around the world in head-to-head competition running an athletic footwear company.
A three-year agreement with Sovereign/Banco Santander provides backing for Sophomore International Experience, which gives students the opportunity to travel abroad.
A team of students switches to a second language to compete in the Business Language Case Competition in Utah. The challenge: examine a case study, prepare a 15-minutes presentation, and field questions from a panel of judges – all in Spanish.
Bryant's second class of international business graduates begin careers around the world and pursue graduate studies.
Environmental science majors collaborate with faculty, work in state-of-the-art labs, and study abroad.