The Latin American & Caribbean Chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB-LAC) announces its 12th Annual Conference, "Learning from Uncertainty: Building a Resilient and Sustainable Latin America and the Caribbean," to be hosted by Florida International University (FIU) at its Downtown campus on Brickell Avenue in Miami.
This free online session will be broadcast by the AIB Latin America & the Caribbean Chapter on Facebook Live. professors Elizabeth Salamanca and Jorge Alcaraz will discuss the heterogeneous profile of Mexican migrant entrepreneurs living in the US and the unique institutional challenges they face.
This panel reports on the main findings of the research project ‘Post-COVID-19 stakeholder recovery: How to rebuild society and business in Latin America to avoid the climate crisis’. The primary purpose of this project was to provide public policy recommendations on measures undertaken by LAC countries to rebuild their economic growth opportunities and enhance the likelihood of decent work opportunities in post-COVID-19 scenarios with a focus on resilience and adaptation to climate change risks.
In this Outstanding Talk, Dr. Juan Velez-Ocampo will discuss the characteristics observed in a set of Latin American firms in pre-FDI stages regarding their international expansion and reputation-building mechanisms. This session will draw on Dr. Velez-Ocampo's article "Jaguar Firms: Tropic Dwellers, Camouflage Masters, and Solitary Predators", originally published in the journall Management Organization and Review.
The patterns of internationalization of Latin America & the Caribbean now seem to be aligned with other regions. So, what is still different about Latin American & Caribbean firms from other economic emerging regions?
Outstanding Talks Webinar: Strategy and Performance of Family Business in Latin America and the Caribbean
This webinar will be the first in a series to be hosted by AIB-LAC on Facebook Live. Our featured speaker will discuss family firms’ strategy and performance in the Latin American and Caribbean region. The event will also include insights on how scholars may contribute to this conversation and potential opportunities in family business research using LAC as the study’s context.
Effective diversification, a risk-reduction strategy that involves adding product, services, location, customers and/or markets to your company’s portfolio to set you apart from the competition, should help MNEs and SMEs alike to pursue pioneering and effective expansion strategies to capitalize on the opportunities in today’s globalized and uncertain environment. Through diversification firms can propel the region’s competitive advantages and reduce the management complexities managers are facing today.