Tracing the Roots of Globalization and Business Principles, Second Edition (Paperback)
The book begins with a historical perspective of recorded trade. It then offers a deeper insight into the first global products, the infrastructures created to support the trade initiative and the development of financial instruments to further its growth. The cross collateral influences of religion and government on the global commercial landscape follows.
Lawrence A. Beer, JD, is a retired senior lecturer after 12 years at the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, teaching MBAs and undergraduates on various international business subjects. Professionally, he is an attorney and accountant with senior executive tenure as president of international operations and house counsel to global corporations as well as managing director of his own international consulting firm. His other books include A Strategic and Tactical Approach to Global Business Ethics, 2nd Ed. and Essential Concepts of Cross-Cultural Management: Building on What We All Share (Business Expert Press). He is an article reviewer for the Journal of International Business Studies, a member of the Academy of International Business and Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management serving as conference paper submission reviewer as well as an editorial consultant and contributor to various business textbook publishers.