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Brad Koch

Email
kochb@gvsu.edu

Title
Associate Professor

Office
3101 L. William Seidman Center

Phone
616-331-7456

Department
Management

Biography

Dr. Koch teaches strategic management and international management. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona and his MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University. He previously served as a Visiting Professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. His research interests focus on joint ventures and other international management issues in China.

Education

  • PH.D., Organizational Sociology, University of Arizona. "Socialism with Chinese Characteristics: The Interaction of Institutional Logics and Organizational Forms." (2004).
  • MA, Sociology, Organizations, University of Arizona. "Social Capital in China: An Experimental Approach." (2001).
  • MA, Economics, University of Arizona. (1996).
  • MBA, Business Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University. (1989).
  • BS, Management Information Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University. (1985).

Teaching Areas

  • International Business and Culture
  • Strategic Management
  • International Management

Publications

  • Koch, P. T., Koch, B., Menon, T., & Shenkar, O. (2016). Cultural friction in leadership beliefs and foreign-invested enterprise survival. Journal of International Business Studies, 47(4), 453-470.
  • Koch, B. (2010). Going Against the Flow of China's Dominant Societal Logics: A Case Study of the Sichuan Furniture Industry, International Management Review, 6(1), 71-82.
  • Koch, P., Koch, B. (2009). Competition and Cooperation in Hong Kong: Exploring the Influences of Collectivism and Instrumental Harmony, International Journal of Chinese Culture and Management, 2(4), 291-307.

Services

  • College, International Business Committee, Committee Member, appointed. (August, 2007 - Present).
  • College, Core Curriculum Task Force, (August, 2007 - Present).

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