Edina, Minn. (July 28, 2016) — U.S. – China Business Connections will hold its August Breakfast Meeting 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 at International Market Square, Studio 185, 275 Market St. Minneapolis, MN 55405.
The guest presenter will be Dr. Peter J. Stark, who will speak on the topic, “Navigating Chaos: Effectively Engaging Ambiguity and Paradox in the Chinese Marketplace.” The discussion will focus on a high-level framework for understanding the interpersonal dynamics that govern typical interactions with the Chinese. The focus will be specifically on ways in which businesses and business people can use this framework to improve productivity and reduce opportunity costs when engaging the Chinese marketplace.
Stark recognized internationally as a passionate and engaging educator as well as a culturally sensitive, insightful and accomplished strategist and “change master” with specific expertise in cross-cultural organizational effectiveness/culture change initiatives and cross-cultural leadership. Honored as “Professor of the Year” in 2007 at the University of Minnesota, he currently teaches strategy, leadership, organization behavior and global business in Augsburg College’s MBA program as well as in the areas of cross-cultural leadership and change in Visiting Professorships at both the Helsinki School of Economics and the Berlin Institute of Management.