Speaker: Assistant Professor Pavida Pananond, Thammasat University
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 11:45am - 12:45pm EST
Northeastern U.'s Center for Emerging Markets and ICA Institute present a WEBINAR with Assistant Professor Pavida Pananond of Thammasat U. on "Competing with Emerging-market Multinationals: The Case of Thailand" on Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM EST. She will explore the competitive advantages of Thai firms, the strategies they use to "go global", and how their rise is affecting the strategy and performance of Western firms.
Featured Speaker: Dr. Pavida Pananond, Assistant Professor, Thammasat University
Dr. Pavida Pananond is Head of the Department of International Business, Logistics & Transport and Associate Professor of International Business at the Thammasat Business School (TBS), Thammasat University. She has authored a number of articles and book chapters on Thai multinationals, outward foreign direct investment from Thailand and Asean as well as the competitiveness of Thai and Asean firms. Her comments have appeared in local and international media, including The Bangkok Post and Business Report Thailand. Her recent publications include: "The Global Value Chains of Thai Multinationals: Evidence from Listed Firms in Thailand", Economics, Management and Financial Markets, forthcoming in 2011, "The Competitiveness of the Asean Economies: Business Competitiveness and International Challenges" [with Philippe Gugler] in Philippe Gugler and Julien Chaisse (eds.) Competitiveness of the Asean Countries: Corporate and Regulatory Drivers, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2010; "Thai Multinationals: Entering the Big League" in Ravi Ramamurti and Jitendra V. Singh (eds.) Emerging Multinationals in Emerging Markets, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009; "Singapore Inc. Goes Shopping Abroad: Profits and Pitfalls" [with Andrea Goldstein], Journal of Contemporary Asia, August 2008; and "The Changing Dynamics of Thai Multinationals after the Asian Economic Crisis", Journal of International Management, September 2007.
She received her BA from Chulalongkorn University, MBA from McGill University, and PhD from the University of Reading. Her PhD thesis on the emergence of Thai multinationals pioneered some of earliest work on MNEs from Thailand. Dr. Pavida is frequently invited to lecture to local and international audiences on the competitiveness of Thai firms and Thailand's role in the global economy. She has received a number of awards and grants, including TBS's Best Teacher award in 2008. Her current research on the global value chains of Thai firms is supported by Thailand's main research funding institution-Thailand Research Fund (TRF).
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