Media Appearances, Invited Executive Seminars/Lectures & Corporate Training (U.S. & Overseas, 1990-2015)


* Seminars/Lecture Photos
* Media Appearances, Interviews and Commentaries
* Invited Lectures/Seminars/Interviews/Corporate Training/Exhibitions
* Selected News Stories/Media Publicity
* Seminars/Panels Organized & Moderated
* Selected Seminars/Workshops Attended & Industrial Plants Visited (U.S. & Overseas)

Seminars/Lecture Photos


Media Appearances, Interviews and Commentaries
(1990-2015):
Expertise/Topics Covered
: Global Business Strategies, Geo-Political Issues/South Asia, Globalization, Emerging Markets/EM-Companies, Public Policy/Marketing Ethics, Automobile Industry, Global Brands, Telecom Industry, Pharmaceutical/Biotech Industry, and Textile/Apparel Industry.”
Media: KFDA TV Channel 12 (CBS Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, KAMR TV Channel 5 (NBC Affiliate), Amarillo, KVII TV Channel 7 (ABC Affiliate), Amarillo, KACV TV Channel 3 (PBS Affiliate), Amarillo, KGNC‑AM 710 Talk Radio (CBS Affiliate), Amarillo, High Plains Public Radio FM 94.6, Garden City, Kansas, Marketing Association of Pakistan (Lahore Chapter), Amarillo Globe News, Fort Worth Telegraph, Canyon News, Amarillo Marketing Association, National Association of Purchasing Management/Institute of Supply Management (Texas Panhandle Chapter), Amarillo, Amarillo Public Library, WTAMU and other institutions.


Invited Lectures/Seminars/Interviews/Corporate Training/Exhibition (1990-2015):

* Visiting Professor: Taught "Marketing Theory & Strategy" (8 lectures; graduate course), UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, Dec. 28, 2013 - Jan. 9, 2014.
* Lecture: "Changing Industries, Markets, and Emerging Markets in Global Business", Institute of Administrative Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan, January 3, 2014.
* Lecture: "The Research Process: Issues, Quality, and Discovery", The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, May 20, 2013.
* External Auditor/Evaluator: "The Emerging Markets Initiative: Targeting the BRIC Grant", (BIE Title VI-B Grant/U.S. Dept. of Education), Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, May 12-14, 2013.
* Lecture: "Collaborative Consumption, Marketing and Global Markets: Discussing Purchasing and Supply Chain Issues", National Association of Purchasing Management (Texas Panhandle Chapter), Amarillo, Texas, December 12, 2012.
* Lecture: "Dealing with Supply Chain Disruptions in Global Markets: Cases and Strategies", National Association of Purchasing Management (Texas Panhandle Chapter), Amarillo, Texas, April 11, 2012.
* Panel Speaker: "The Role and Value of Descriptive Case Studies and Critical Incidents", 2012 Southwest Case Research Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 29, 2012. Speakers: S. Anwar (West Texas A&M University), J. Kavanaugh (Sam Houston State University), and I. Ahmed, (Sam Houston State University).
* Comments/Introduction: "Research Posters and Scholarship", 7th Annual Faculty Research Poster Session, Cornette Library, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, February 23, 2012.
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Lecture: "Global Supply Chain Disruptions", National Association of Purchasing Management (Texas Panhandle Chapter), Amarillo, Texas, May 11, 2011.
* Various Interviews. Topics: "Global Supply Chain Disruptions; Geopolitics; Pakistan; South Asia", KFDA Channel 10 (CBS Affiliate); KVII TV Channel 8 (ABC Affiliate); Amarillo Globe News, February-May, 2011.
* Lecture (faculty & students): "Internationalization Patterns & Expansion Strategies: A Case of the Telecom Industry", Institute of Administrative Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan, December 22, 2010.
* Lecture (faculty & doctoral students): "CFIUS, Chinese MNCs’ Outward FDI & Investment Regimes", Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan, December 15, 2010.
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Two Lectures to BBA/MBA students: "Telecom Industry in the MENA Region: Internationalization Patterns & Expansion Strategies"; One Faculty Seminar: "FDI Regimes, Investment Screening Process & Institutional Frameworks", College of Business Administration, Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 12-13, 2010.
* Lecture: "Social Network Analysis: Emerging Issues and Organizations", Cornette Library, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, August 2, 2010.
* Lecture: "Dealing with the Post-Financial Crisis Period: Global Issues and Changing Environment", National Association of Purchasing Managers (Texas Panhandle Chapter), Amarillo, Texas, June 9, 2010.
* External Auditor/Evaluator: "The Emerging Markets Initiative" Grant, (BIE Title VI-B Grant/U.S. Dept. of Education), Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, May 17-18, 2010.
* Lecture: "Communicating with Shareholders in the Post-Financial Crisis Period: Annual Reports, Textual Analysis, and the Global Banking Industry", Amarillo National Bank, Amarillo, Texas, March 2, 2010.
* Poster Paper: "The 2009 Chrysler-Fiat Strategic Alliance", 5th Annual Faculty Research Poster Session, Cornette Library, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, February 25, 2010.
* "Closer to Home, the Palo Duro Canyon", Display of photographs in PPP in the Palo Duro Canyon section, Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, Texas, June-August 2009.
* Lecture/Staff Training: "Social Network Analysis, Organizations and Productivity", Hastings Electronic Learning Center, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, April 24, 2009.
* Interview-Video/Comments on "Global Financial Crisis", KAMR TV Channel 5 (NBC Affiliate) and KCIT-TV Fox 14, Amarillo, Texas, April 8, 2009.
* Lecture (two topics): "Creating a National Champion or a global Pharmaceutical Company"; "Resource Nationalism and the Global Oil Industry", College of Business Spring Research and Teaching Symposium, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, March 5, 2009.
* Interview/Comments on "Global Financial Crisis", KAMR TV Channel 5 (NBC Affiliate) and KCIT-TV Fox 14, Amarillo, Texas, October 27, 2008.
* Interview/Comments on "Global Financial Crisis", KVII TV Channel 7 (ABC Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, October 27, 2008.
* External Auditor/Evaluator: "The Emerging Markets Initiative" Grant, (BIE Title VI-B Grant/U.S. Dept. of Education), Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, June 12-13, 2008.
* Panel Speaker: "Writing International Cases",
2008 Southwest Case Research Association Conference, Houston, Texas, March 5, 2008. Speakers: S. Anwar (West Texas A&M University), W. Greene (Greene & Associates), K. Guess-Chair (St. Edward's University), and M. Reed (Baylor University).
* Lecture: "Pakistan and its Geo-Political Issues in 2008", International Club & Amarillo Public Library-Downtown, Amarillo, Texas, January 8, 2008.
* Interview/Comments on Pakistan, KVII TV Channel 7 (ABC Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, December 27, 2007.
* Lecture: "Market Research Issues and Methods", WTAMU Enterprise Center, Amarillo, Texas, September 18, 2007.
* Interview/Comments: "Consumer Safety Issues, China and the Toy Industry", KVII TV Channel 7 (ABC Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, August 31, 2007.
* Photographic Exhibition: “From Pakistan to the Texas Panhandle: A Photographic Exhibition”, 40 framed color prints and over 350 digitally displayed photographs from the Palo Duro Canyon, Pakistan and other Countries, Cornette Library, WTAMU, Canyon, Texas, April 19-June 10, 2007.
* Two-Hour Training Session on "Customer Service, Quality Issues, and Services Science", Faculty & Staff of the Hastings Electronic Learning Center, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, March 23, 2007.
* "The Globalization Game" (Three-Hour Poster Session/Slide Presentation), IInd Annual Faculty Research Poster Session, Cornette Library, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, March 22, 2007.
* Two 2-Hour Training Sessions on "Practices of Services Science and Quality Control Issues", Staff Council, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, February 9, 2007.
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Executive Education (Two One-Day Seminars on Emerging Markets and Opportunities for Pakistani Companies; Branding Issues, Corporate Reputation, and Services Marketing); Two Faculty Development Workshops; Seven BBA/MBA Lectures; Research Discussions and Mentoring, NUST Institute of Management Sciences (NIMS), National University of Sciences & Technology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, December 18, 2006 - January 8, 2007.
* Speaker (Career Day), Cal Farley's, Boys Ranch, Texas, November 8, 2006.
* Faculty Expert/Lectures: "The Emerging Markets Initiative" Grant (BIE Title VI-B Grant/U.S. Dept. of Education); Conducted a Faculty Workshop; MBA Lecture on "Corporate Groups of Asia and Latin America"; Business Breakfast-"How to Market your Products in in Asia", Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, September 14-15, 2006.
* MBA/DBA Lecture: "Corporate Groups of Asia and Latin America", Nance College of Business Administration, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, September 13, 2006.
* One-Hour Live Panel Discussion: "A Community Conversation - 9/11", KACV TV Channel 3 (PBS Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, Sept. 10, 2006, (Moderator: E. Robertson-KACV/Amarillo College; Panel Members: S. Anwar-WTAMU, H. Batson-First Baptist Church, Amarillo, S. Genz-WTAMU, J. Kanelis-Amarillo Globe News, and Carol Nikelus-Amarillo College).
* Interview: "Post-9/11 Issues", KVII TV Channel 7 (ABC Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, Sept. 10, 2006.
* Lecture: "Higher Education in Emerging Markets and Developing Countries," Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars (Alpha Psi Chapter, West Texas A&M University), Canyon, Texas, February 23, 2006.
* Academic Audit of NIMS; One-Day Faculty Development Workshop; Three Special MBA Lectures, NUST Institute of Management Sciences (NIMS), National University of Sciences & Technology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, January 2-9, 2006.
* One-Hour Seminar (with W. Kelley-City of Amarillo, H. Hueston & T. Johnson-WTAMU): The Katrina Crisis: Business, Social & Global Issues, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, September 29, 2005.
* Three Lectures on "Globalization Issues and Change and Innovation", University of the Punjab, (Institute of Administrative Sciences), Lahore, Pakistan, May 17-26, 2005.
* Interview: "Amarillo's Economy and Employment Issues", KVII TV Channel 7 (ABC Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, March 31, 2005.
* Interview: "U.S./Amarillo's Economy and Business Opportunities", KAMR TV Channel 5 (NBC Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, Feb. 1, 2005.
* "Pakistan Day" Lecture, Amarillo Public Library (Coulter & 45th), Amarillo, Texas, August 21, 2004.
* Banquet Lecture: "Outsourcing Issues and the Pakistani Industry", University of the Punjab, (Institute of Administrative Sciences), Lahore, Pakistan, July 22, 2004.
* Lecture on Media and Religion, Amarillo College, Amarillo, Texas, March 2, 2004.
* Lecture on International Business/Marketing and Home Front Security, Institute of Supply Management (formerly National Association of Purchasing Management), Texas Panhandle Chapter, Amarillo, Texas, Feb. 11, 2004.
* Lecture on Outsourcing and Exporting Jobs, Honors Program, Cornette Library, WTAMU, Canyon, Texas, Feb. 2, 2004.
* Speaker, One-Hour Seminar on "Dealing with Global Business and Homeland Security, (with W. Kelley-City of Amarillo and H. Hueston-WTAMU), West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, Jan. 27, 2004.
* Research Lecture/Lunch: "Retail Internationalization, Organizational Systems, and Global Strategies: A Case of Wal-Mart and Carrefour", Killgore Research Center, WTAMU, Canyon, Texas, Sept. 16, 2003.
* Two Lectures: University of the Punjab, (Institute of Administrative Sciences), Lahore, Pakistan, May 22, 2003.
* Lecture on "International Marketing and Business Trends", Punjab College of Business Administration (University of Central Punjab), Lahore, Pakistan, May 21, 2003.
* Panel Member; Topic: "Understanding the Implications of the War in Iraq", WTAMU's Philosophers' Guild, Canyon, Texas, Texas, April 22, 2003.
* Lecture on Iraq and its Post-War Developments, University Social Club, WTAMU, Canyon, Texas, April 15, 2003.
* Interview: "Issues of the Iraq War", KFDA TV Channel 10 (CBS Affiliate), March 26, 2003.
* Half-Day Seminar (with H. Hueston, WTAMU): Globalization and Homeland Security, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, July 26, 2002.
* Live Interview: "Globalization and Homeland Security", KGNC-AM 710 Radio (CBS Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, July 23, 2002.
* Lecture: "Dealing with Globalization, International Markets and Post-9/11 Environment", Amarillo Marketing Association, Amarillo, Texas, July 9, 2002.
* Panel Speaker: "International Business, Political Risk and Terrorism", 2002 Academy of International Business Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 28 - July 1, 2002.
* Lecture: University of the Punjab (Institute of Administrative Sciences), Lahore, Pakistan, May 2002.
* Lecture on International Marketing, Punjab College of Business Administration, Lahore, Pakistan, May 2002.
* Discussion on Islam and Afghanistan/Pakistan (with B. Beckley, WTAMU), International Club, Amarillo Public Library, Amarillo, Texas, Jan. 8, 2002.
* Interview/Discussion on Afghanistan and Pakistan, KAMR TV Channel 5 (NBC Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, Oct., 2001 (aired on Nov. 20/21 in Amarillo and Nov. 21/22  in Lubbock, Texas).
* Panel Member: "Discussion on Islam", St. George's Episcopal Church and Student Center, Canyon, Texas, Oct. 25, 2001.
* One-Hour Live Interview/Discussion: "Afghanistan and the U.S.", Michael J. Stevens Talk Radio-KGNC AM 710 (CBS Affiliate), Amarillo, Oct. 12, 2001.
* Interview/Discussion: "International Trade and Terrorism", High Plains Public Radio FM 94.6 (NPR Affiliate), Garden City, Kansas, Oct. 9, 2001.
* Interview/Discussion on Afghanistan/Pakistan, KVII TV Channel 7 (ABC Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, Sept. 13, 2001.
* Lecture on "Pakistan's Economy and Terrorism", Investment Series (Panel Member), College of Business, WTAMU, Amarillo, Texas, Sept., 2001.
* Lecture: "Globalization and Online Marketing", Marketing Association of Pakistan (Lahore Chapter), Lahore, Pakistan, May 28, 2001.
* Two Lectures: "E-Government and E-Commerce Issues and Trends," Pakistan Administrative Staff College (PASC), Government of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan, May 22 & May 28, 2001.
* Two Lectures: "Global Marketing Issues and Trends"; "The Internet Bubble", University of the Punjab, (Institute of Administrative Sciences), Lahore, Pakistan, May 14 & May 24, 2001.
* Slide Lecture: "Karakoram Highway, Silk Road, and Hunza Valley of Pakistan", Friends of the Cornette Library, WTAMU, Canyon, Texas, Sept., 14, 2000.
* Photographic Exhibition: “Karakoram Highway and Hunza Valley”, 48 framed color prints from the KKH/Silk Road, Hunza & Northern Areas of Pakistan, Cornette Library, WTAMU, Canyon, Texas, August 24-December 5, 2000.
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One-Day Business Seminar: "E-Business & Online Marketing Strategies," WTAMU, Canyon, August 11, 2000.
* Lecture: Pakistan Administrative Staff College (PASC), Government of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan, June, 2000.
* Lecture: University of the Punjab (Department of Public Administration), Lahore, Pakistan, June 2000.
* Two Lectures: Bahria University, (Institute of Management & Computer Sciences), Islamabad, Pakistan, June 2000.
* Lecture on E-Business, Punjab College of Business Administration, Lahore, Pakistan, June 2000.
* Lecture: Pakistan Administrative Staff College (PASC), Government of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan, May, 1999.
* Lecture: Department of Management Science, Bahria College, Islamabad, Pakistan, May, 1999.
* Lecture: Department of Public Administration, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, May, 1999.
* One-Day Business Seminar: "Creating & Managing Strategic Alliances & Joint Ventures," WTAMU, Canyon, July, 1998.
* Lecture: Amarillo Public Library, Amarillo, Texas, May 5, 1998.
* Lecture on Small Business, National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM), Texas Panhandle Chapter, Amarillo, Texas, April 8, 1998.
* Seminar Speaker: Joint Seminar on Japan: Amarillo College & Japan Foundation, Amarillo, Texas, Sept., 1997.
* Lecture on Int'l Business: Amarillo Public Library, Amarillo, Texas, Aug., 1997.
* Lecture: The Institute of Management Accountants, Amarillo Chapter, Amarillo, Texas, April, 1997.
* Seminar Speaker: Topic: NAFTA, West Texas A&M University, Feb. 1997.
* Lecture: Pakistan Administrative Staff College (PASC), Government of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan, Sept., 1996.
* Lecture: National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA), Government of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan, Dec., 1996.
* Lecture on MNCs: The Institute of Management Accountants, Amarillo Chapter, Amarillo, Texas, Sept., 1995.
* Lecture: Panhandle Regional Planning Commission & Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Amarillo, Texas, July, 1995.
* Seminar Speaker: Academy of International Business U.S. Southwest Chapter Conference, Houston, Texas, March 1995.
* Lecture: Kiwanis, Canyon Chapter, Canyon, Texas, Oct., 1994.
* Lecture: Joint Symposium, Center for Int'l Business Education & Research, Texas A&M University, College Station and CIBER, University of Texas at Austin, San Antonio, Texas, Oct., 1994.
* Lecture: Panhandle International Business Forum, Amarillo, Texas, July 1994.
* Lecture: The Institute of Management Accountants, Amarillo Chapter, Amarillo, Texas, Jan., 1994.
* Lecture: Government Engineering Academy, Government of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, Jan., 1994.
* Lecture: "WTO, Global Business and Pakistan", Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan, Jan., 1994.
* Lecture: Department of Public Administration, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, Jan., 1994.
* Lecture: "Export Strategies", Foreign Trade Institute of Pakistan, Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad, Jan., 1994.
* Lecture: "WTO and Global Business", Foreign Service Academy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad, Jan., 1994.
* Lecture on International Business, American Businessman's Club, Palo Duro Chapter, Amarillo, Texas, Dec., 1993.
* NAFTA Seminar (with S. Amosson, Texas A&M University System Agricultural Research & Extension Center, Amarillo), WTAMU, Canyon, Texas, Nov., 1993.
* Live Interview on Evening News, Topic: NAFTA Discussion, KVII TV Channel 7 (ABC Affiliate), Amarillo, Texas, Oct., 1993.
* Seminar on International Marketing (with T. Sample, Amarillo Gear Co.), Amarillo College, Amarillo, Texas, Oct., 1993.
* One-Day Business Seminar: "Export Strategies & International Business in the 1990s," WTAMU, Canyon, Texas, Sept., 1993.
* Lecture on NAFTA, International Club, Amarillo Public Library, Amarillo, Texas, Aug., 1993.
* Lecture on European Union, One-Day Conference, Center for International Business Studies, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, April 1993.
* Lecture on NAFTA, Texas Association of Business, Panhandle Chapter, Amarillo, Texas, March 1993.
* Lecture: West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, Nov., 1992.
* Lecture: Texas A&M University System Network/Interactive Video Seminar, Canyon, Texas, Sept., 1992.
* Lecture: Marketing Association of Pakistan (Lahore Chapter), Lahore, Pakistan, June 1992.
* Lecture: Pakistan Administrative Staff College (PASC), Lahore, Pakistan, June 1992. Lecture:
* Lecture: Bahauddin Zakariya University, (Institute of Management Sciences), Multan, Pakistan, June 1992.
* Panel Member (Session on European Community), Academy of International Business U.S. Southwest Chapter Conference, Dallas, Texas, March 1990.



Selected News Stories/Media Publicity:


Links to Various Articles and News Items (Amarillo.com, 2000-2010)
Media Release, WTAMU, November 3, 2009.
Canyon News, April 12, 2009.
Myhighplains.com (video), April 8, 2009.
Media Release, WTAMU, March 31, 2009.
Amarillo Globe News, October 28, 2008.
Myhighplains.com, October 27, 2008.
Media Release, WTAMU, October 21, 2008.
Amarillo Globe News, April 13, 2008, (Non-Refereed Article/Other Opinion).
Accent West, Amarillo, October 2007.
Media Release, WTAMU, April 17, 2007.
Amarillo Globe News, July 6, 2006 (Non-Refereed Article/Guest Column).
Amarillo Globe News, September 30, 2005.
Media Release, WTAMU, September 27, 2005.
Media Release, WTAMU, September 20, 2005.
Communicator, West Texas A&M University, July 11, 2005.
Media Release, WTAMU, June 21, 2005.
Amarillo Globe News, April 2, 2005 (Non-Refereed Article/Guest Column).
Amarillo Globe News, November 13, 2004.
Amarillo Globe News, October 5, 2004.
Media Release, WTAMU, September 21, 2004.
Amarillo Globe News, July 2, 2004.
Amarillo Globe News, February 29, 2004 (Non-Refereed Article/Guest Column)
Media Release, WTAMU, January 20, 2004.
Media Release, WTAMU, September 23, 2003.
Amarillo Globe News, Aug. 15, 2003.
Amarillo Globe News, April 24, 2003.
Media Services, WTAMU, April 23, 2003 (Invited Article/More Than Brick & Mortar Column)
Amarillo Globe News, April 23, 2003 (Invited Article/More Than Brick & Mortar Column).
Media Release, WTAMU, April 8, 2003.
Amarillo Globe News, Nov. 5, 2002.
Media Release, WTAMU, October 17, 2002.
Academy of International Business Newsletter, 2nd Quarter, 2002.
Amarillo Globe News, August 25, 2002.
Amarillo Globe News, July 27, 2002.
Amarillo Globe News, July 21, 2002.
Amarillo Globe News, June 1, 2002.
Amarillo Globe News, Feb. 7, 2002.
Academy of International Business - US Southwest Chapter Conference, 2001.
Amarillo Globe News, Oct. 8, 2001.
Amarillo Globe News, Sept. 21, 2001.
Amarillo Globe News, Sept. 17, 2001.
Academy of International Business Newsletter, 2nd Quarter, 2001.
Amarillo Globe News, July 29, 2001.
Academy of International Business - US Southwest Chapter Conference, 2000.
Amarillo Globe News, Nov. 8, 2000.
Amarillo Globe News, Oct. 4, 2000.
Academy of International Business Newsletter, 3rd Quarter, 2000.
Cornette Library, West Texas A&M University, Sept. 14, 2000
Amarillo Globe News, Aug. 2, 2000 (Invited Article/More Than Brick & Mortar Column).
Amarillo Globe News, July 30, 2000.
Amarillo Globe News, April 24, 2000.
Amarillo Globe News, Sept. 10, 1999.
Amarillo Globe News, Sept. 5, 1999.
Amarillo Globe News, March 9, 1999.
Amarillo Globe News, July 26, 1998.
Amarillo Globe News, May 9, 1998.
Amarillo Globe News, April 26, 1998.
Amarillo Globe News, April 21, 1998.
Amarillo Business Journal, April 3, 1997.
Amarillo Globe News, Feb. 25, 1997.


Seminars/Panels Organized & Moderated:

Special IB Seminar: "Post-Financial Crisis Issues, Globalization and the U.S. Economy - Part VI".
WTAMU Campus, Canyon, Texas, November 20, 2013.
* Press Release/Seminar Publicity (WTAMU)
* "2008-2009 Global Financial Crisis" - Useful Links (ST Anwar, WTAMU)

Special IB Seminar: "Post-Financial Crisis Issues, Globalization and the U.S. Economy - Part V".
WTAMU Campus, Canyon, Texas, November 30, 2011.
* Press Release/Seminar Publicity (WTAMU)
* "2008-2009 Global Financial Crisis" - Useful Links (ST Anwar, WTAMU)

Special IB Seminar: "Post-Financial Crisis Issues, Globalization and the U.S. Economy - Part IV".
Seminar Speakers
Pat Ware, Vice President, Amarillo National Bank, Gary Molberg, President, Amarillo Chamber of Commerce,  Jim Owens,  Prof. of Finance, WTAMU, and Syed Tariq Anwar, Prof. of Marketing & Int'l Bus., WTAMU Campus, Canyon, Texas, November 17, 2010.
* Press Release/Seminar Publicity (WTAMU)
* "2008-2009 Global Financial Crisis" - Useful Links (ST Anwar, WTAMU)

Special IB Seminar: "Dealing with the Post-Financial Crisis Period - Part III".
Seminar Speaker
:  Joe Street, President, Street Toyota, Inc., Amarillo, Texas and Matthew Hawkins, Associate Vice President, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Amarillo, WTAMU Campus, Canyon, Texas, November 9, 2009.
* Press Release/Seminar Publicity (WTAMU)
* "2008-2009 Global Financial Crisis" - Useful Links (ST Anwar, WTAMU)

Special IB Seminar: "Dealing with Global Financial Crisis - Part II".
Seminar Speakers
Robert A. Juba, Vice President, Merrill Lynch, Amarillo, Pat Ware, Asst. Vice President, Amarillo National Bank, Jim Owens,  Dept. Head of AEF & Prof. of Finance, WTAMU, and Syed Tariq Anwar, Prof. of Marketing & Int'l Business, WTAMU Campus, Canyon, Texas, April 8, 2009.
* Press Release/Seminar Publicity (WTAMU)
* News Story (Video) KAMR TV Channel 5-NBC-Amarillo, Myhighplains.com (April 8, 2009)
* News Story - Canyon News (April 12, 2009)
* "2008-2009 Global Financial Crisis" - Useful Links (ST Anwar, WTAMU)


Special IB Seminar: "Financial Crisis and the Changing Global Business - Part I".
Seminar Speakers
Robert A. Juba, Vice President, Merrill Lynch, Amarillo, Pat Ware, Asst. Vice President, Amarillo National Bank, Jim Owens,  Dept. Head of AEF & Prof. of Finance, WTAMU, and Syed Tariq Anwar, Prof. of Marketing & Int'l Bus., WTAMU Campus, Canyon, Texas, October 27, 2008.
* Press Release/Seminar Publicity (WTAMU)
* News Story - Amarillo Globe News (October 28, 2008)

Seminar Topic
: "The 13th Annual International Business Seminar".
Seminar Speakers
John Marmaduke, President & CEO, Hastings Entertainment, Inc., Amarillo; Julian Gaspar, Director, CIBER, Texas A&M University, College Station; Dale Duhan, Assoc. Director, International Business Programs, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, October 12, 2006, WTAMU Campus.
Sponsors
: Wells Fargo Bank-Canyon and College of Business, West Texas A&M University.

Seminar Topic: "The 12th Annual International Business Seminar: "Doing Business with Sweden."
Seminar Speakers
: Ambassador Gunnar Lund, Embassy of Sweden Washington, DC., October 11, 2005, WTAMU Campus.
Sponsors
: Wells Fargo Bank-Canyon, College of Business, and Amarillo's International Week.

Seminar Topic: "The Katrina Crisis: Business, Social, and Global Issues," West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, September 29, 2005.
Speakers: Walt Kelley (City of Amarillo), Troy Johnson (Dean of Enrollment Management) and Harry Hueston (Asst. Prof. of Criminal Justice), WTAMU Campus, Canyon.
* News Story - Amarillo Globe News (September 30, 2005)

Seminar Topic
: "The 11th Annual International Business Seminar: "Doing Business with Canada."
Seminar Speakers
: Consul General Jean-Michel Roy and Marcy Grossman, Consul & Senior Trade Commissioner, The Consulate General of Canada, Dallas, Texas, October 5, 2004, WTAMU Campus.
Sponsors
: Plains Capital Bank, Canyon, COB, and Amarillo's International Week.
* News Story - Amarillo Globe News (October 6, 2004)

Co-Organizer/Speaker: "Dealing with Global Business and Homeland Security," West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, Jan. 27, 2004.
Speakers: Walt Kelley (City of Amarillo), Harry Hueston, and Syed Tariq Anwar (WTAMU).

Seminar Topic: "The 10th Annual International Business Seminar: "Doing Business with Italy."
Seminar Speaker: Dr. Massimo Rustico, Consul General, Consulate General of Italy, Houston, Texas, October 7, 2003, West Texas A&M University.
Sponsors: West Texas A&M University, Amarillo's International Week & Plains Capital Bank, Canyon.

Two Special Panels: “Globalization:  Issues & Trends," (part I & II)
2003 Academy of International Business - U.S. SW Chapter Conference, Houston, Texas, March 7, 2003.
Panel Speakers:
Session I: Terry Clark, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Saeed Samiee, University of Tulsa & P. Rajan Varadarajan Texas A&M University, College Station.
Session II: Tevfik Dalgic, University of Texas at Dallas, Raymond M. Duch, University of Houston, Julian Gaspar, Texas A&M University, College Station &
John Saee, IESEG School of Management (France).

Seminar Topic: "The 9th Annual International Business Seminar: "Doing Business with Japan."
Seminar Speaker: Hideo (Henry) Onishi, JETRO Senior Trade Advisor, Texas Economic Development, Austin and Michael E. C. Ely, Former Deputy Ambassador to the European Communities in Brussels, October 1, 2002, West Texas A&M University.
Sponsors: West Texas A&M University, Amarillo's International Week & Plains National Bank, Canyon.

Seminar Coordinator/Moderator: "Globalization and Homeland Security: Political, Social and Business Issues," West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas,
July 26, 2002.
Speakers: Syed Tariq Anwar & Harry Hueston, WTAMU.

Two Special Panels: “Globalization Issues & International Business Trends," (part I & II),
2002 Academy of International Business - U.S. SW Chapter Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, March 8, 2002.
Panel Speakers:
Session I: Julian Gaspar, Texas A&M University-College Station, Masaaki Kotabe, Temple University & David Ricks, University of Missouri, St. Louis.
Session II: Lyn S. Amine, Saint Louis University, Allan Bird, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Terry Clark, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale & Lorraine Eden, Texas A&M University-College Station.

Seminar Coordinator/Moderator for Half-Day Seminar: "Benchmarking Best Teaching Practices," Dept. of Management, Marketing & Gen. Business, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, October 26, 2001.
Speakers: Gary Byrd, Prof. of Psychology, Trudy Hanson, Assoc. Prof. of Speech Communication, Jason Teven, Asst. Prof. of Speech Communication & Nick. Gerlich, Assoc. Prof. of Marketing (all from WTAMU).

Seminar Topic: "The 8th Annual International Business Seminar: "Doing Business with Mexico."
Seminar Speaker: Jose L. Lee, Director General, Mexican Chamber of Mines & Mexican Representative, Business & Industries Committee, OECD, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, October 2, 2001.
Sponsors: West Texas A&M University, Amarillo's International Week & Plains National Bank, Canyon.

Special Lecture: "A Paradigm Shift in Procurement and Marketing: U.S. vs. Japanese Style."
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, March 26, 2001.
Speaker: Masaaki Kotabe, The Washburn Chair of International Business & Marketing, Fox School of Management, Temple University, Philadelphia.
Sponsors: T. Boone Pickens College of Business, WTAMU.

Two Special Panels: “International Business and E-Commerce: Issues and Changing Perspectives," (part I & II),
2001 Academy of International Business - U.S. SW Chapter Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2, 2001.
Panel Speakers:
Session I: Sarah Beaton, U.S. Dept. of Education, Washington, D.C., Tamer Cavusgil, Michigan State University, Terry Clark, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and P. Rajan Varadarajan, Texas A&M University-College Station,
Session II: Lyn S. Amine, Saint Louis University, Pervez Ghauri, University of Groningen & Michigan State University  and Subhash Jain, University of Connecticut.

Seminar Topic: "The 7th Annual International Business Seminar: "Doing Business with France,"
Seminar Speaker: Alexandra (Alix) Sundquist, Former American Consul General, Bordeaux, France (1991-1994),
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, October 3, 2000.
Sponsors: West Texas A&M University, Amarillo's International Week & Plains National Bank.

Seminar Director/Speaker for One-Day Seminar: "E-Business & Online Marketing Strategies,"
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, August 11, 2000.
Seminar Speakers: Syed T. Anwar, WTAMU, Richard E. Burk, President & CEO, NII Communications, San Antonio, De’ Arno De’ Armond, Marketing Consultant, NEC Business Network Solutions, Inc., Dallas, Lloyd Kruckeberg, President, Internet Commerce.com Resource Technology, Inc., Amarillo, Russell Long, President, WTAMU, Marc Solossy, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Corporate Systems, Amarillo, Christian Stewart, Attorney, Brown & Fortunato, P.C., Amarillo, Kent Thornton, President, Portiva Corp., Amarillo & Mitchell Winick, Assistant Dean, Texas Tech University School of Law.
Sponsors: Department of Continuing Education, WTAMU, Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), Northwest Texas Healthcare System, Amarillo National Bank, Plains National Bank (PNB), Corporate Technology Group, Systems Advisory Group Enterprises (SAGE), Inc., Internet Commerce.com Resource Technology, Inc., T. Boone Pickens College of Business, WTAMU, Media Shoppe/InAmarillo.com, Utility Engineering, Utility Services Division, NII Communications.

Two Special Panels: “International Business in the 21st Century: Views of Textbook Authors & IB Scholars" (part I & II)”
2000 Academy of International Business - U.S. SW Chapter Conference, San Antonio, Texas, March 17, 2000.
Panel Speakers: James Baker (Kent State Univ.), Michael Czinkota (Georgetown University), Kamal Fatehi (Texas A&M
International Univ.), John Graham (Univ. of California, Irvine), Svend Hollensen (Univ. of Southern Denmark) &
Masaaki “Mike” Kotabe (Temple Univ.).

Special Lecture: "Marketing Strategies in the Banking Industry: A Case Study of the First State Bank,"
Speaker: J. Pat Hickman, Chairman & CEO, First State Bank, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, February 23, 2000.

Seminar Topic: The 6th Annual International Business Seminar: "Doing Business with Australia,"
Seminar Speaker: Michael Price, Deputy Consul General & Senior Trade Commissioner, Consulate General of Australia,
Los Angeles, California, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, October 5, 1999.
Sponsors: West Texas A&M University & Amarillo's International Week.

Panel Topic: "Special Session - Distance Learning and Higher Education,"
1999 Academy of International Business - U.S. Southwest Chapter Conference, Houston, Texas, March 12, 1999.
Panel Speakers: Stephen Guisinger, Director MIMS Program, University of Texas at Dallas, Marshall Hill, Assistant
Commissioner, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (Austin), Vaughn Nelson, Dean of Research & Information
Technology, West Texas A&M University, Dennis Schlais, California State University-Chico.

Panel Topic: "Special Session - International Business - Changing Trends and Future Issues,"
1999 Academy of International Business - U.S. Southwest Chapter Conference, Houston, Texas, March 12, 1999.
Panel Speakers: Raj Aggarwal - John Carroll University, Stephen Guisinger - University of Texas at Dallas, Brian Toyne -
St. Mary's University.

Seminar Topic: "The Euro: Issues and Strategies,"
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, March 4, 1999.
Seminar Speakers: Michael Vougt, Retired Partner, Arthur Andersen & Jim Owens, Prof. of Finance, WTAMU.

Seminar Topic: "Electronic Commerce & On-Line Marketing,"
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, December 2, 1998.
Seminar Speakers: Marc Sollosy, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Corporate Systems, Amarillo & Kent Thornton,
Vice President Sales & Marketing, ARNet Inc., Amarillo, Texas.

Seminar Topic: The 5th Annual International Business Seminar: "Doing Business with Greece,"
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, October 6, 1998.
Sponsored by: West Texas A&M University & Amarillo's International Week.

Seminar Director/Speaker for One-Day Seminar: "Creating & Managing Strategic Alliances & Joint Ventures,"
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, July 31, 1998.
Speakers: S.T. Anwar (WTAMU), M. Bourn (Exe. Dir., Amarillo Economic Development Corporation), M. Callahan
(CEO/Managing Director, Northwest Texas Healthcare System), P. Engler (President & CEO, Cactus Feeders, Amarillo),
M. Kotabe (Ambassador Edward Clark Fellow, University of Texas at Austin), L. Kruckeberg (President, LEK Technologies,
Inc.), E.T. Manning (Underwood Law Firm, Amarillo), J. Marmaduke (CEO, Hastings Entertainment, Inc., Amarillo), J. Pinto
(Sales Manager, Central America, Pennzoil Products Co., Houston), & D. Powell (CEO & President, First National Bank of
Amarillo).
Sponsors: Department of Continuing Education, WTAMU, Advanced Display Systems, Inc., Amarillo, Amarillo National
Bank, Battelle (Pantex), New Horizon Physician Practice Management, Northwest Texas Healthcare System, Plains National
Bank & T. Boone Pickens College of Business, WTAMU.

Seminar Topic: "Dealing with East Asian Crisis,"
Seminar Speakers: Pete Smith, President & CEO, Utility Engineering, Amarillo, Jerry Miller, Dean, T. Boone Pickens College of Business, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, April 15, 1998.

Panel Topic: "The Euro: Economic & Political Challenges"
Panel Speakers: Pierre Lepetit, Consul General of France, Houston, Burkhard Ranft, Deputy Consul, Consulate General of
Germany, Houston & Julian Gaspar, Texas A&M University- College Station, 1998 Academy of International Business U.S.
Southwest Chapter Conference, March 6, 1998, Dallas, Texas.

Panel Topic: "State of International Business: Past, Present & Future"
Panel Speakers: Joe Hinton, Retired President, Mobil Oil Europe, Masaaki Kotabe, University of Texas-Austin, Kerry Cooper,
Texas A&M University-College Station, Yahia Zoubir, Editor Thunderbird Int'l Business Review & Raymond Brimble, LYNXS Group, Austin, 1998 Academy of International Business U.S. Southwest Chapter Conference, Scheduled to be held on March 6, 1998, Dallas, Texas.

Panel Topic: "Joint Program & Panel Discussion on The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel
P. Huntington, (Simon & Schuster, 1996).
Panel Speakers: C. Bierwirth (WTAMU), P. Kelso (WTAMU), C. Shuster (Amarillo College) & D. Zimmerman (Amarillo
College), West Texas A&M University, Canyon, November 20, 1997.
Sponsored by: WTAMU, Phi Beta Delta Honor Society & Amarillo College.

Seminar Topic: The 4th Annual International Business Seminar: "Doing Business with Germany,"
Speakers: Deputy Consul General Burkhard Ranft, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany & Jean Jacquemetton, German Chamber of Commerce, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, September 30, 1997.
Sponsors: West Texas A&M University & Amarillo's International Week.

Panel Topic: "Special Session - Meet the Editors,"
Speakers: K. Fatemi (International Trade Journal), P. Ghauri (International Business Review), D. Ricks (Journal of International Management), Y. Zubair (The International Executive), 1997 Academy of International Business - U.S. Southwest Chapter Conference, March 14, 1997, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Seminar Topic: The 3rd Annual International Business Seminar "Doing Business with the U.K. & Scotland,"
Keynote Speaker: Consul General Peter Bacon, Consulate General of Britain, Houston.
Sponsors: West Texas A&M University & Amarillo's International Week, August 28, 1996.

Panel Topic: "Emerging Markets: Issues and Developments,"
Panel Speakers: John Kauth, President/CEO, Intercontinental Asset Management Group,
San Antonio & Julian Gaspar, Director CIBS, Texas A&M University-College Station,
1996 Academy of International Business - U.S. Southwest Chapter Conference, Dallas, March 8, 1996.

Seminar Topic: "Emerging Markets of Asia, Latin America and CIS/Eastern Europe."
Panel Speakers: Julian Gaspar, Director CIBS, Texas A&M University-College Station, Jimmy Witcher, Marketing Director, Tech Spray, Amarillo, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, December 1, 1995.

Seminar Topic: International Business & South American Markets."
Keynote Speaker: P. Engler, President/CEO, Cactus Feeders, Amarillo, West Texas A&M University, Canyon,
April 7, 1995.

Panel Topic: "Mercosur's Customs Union: Issues and Opportunities."
Panel Speakers: Mario Jose Pino, Consul General of Argentina, Houston, J. Gaspar, Texas A&M University & C. P. Rao, Old
Dominion University. 1995 Academy of International Business - Southwest Chapter Conference, Houston, March 3, 1995.

Panel Topic: "Japan-U.S. Business & Trade: Issues & Developments."
Panel Speakers: Shintaro Sasaki, Consul General of Japan, Houston, W. Grove, Vice President Texas Commerce Bank, &
J. Gaspar, Texas A&M University. 1995 Academy of International Business U.S. Southwest Chapter Conference, Houston,
March 3, 1995.

Seminar Topic: "International Business: Changing Markets and Opportunities."
Speakers: J. Alston, Texas A&M University-College Station, P. Smith, President/CEO Utility Engineering, T. Sample, Amarillo
Gear Co., & S. Anwar, J. Owens & W. Stahlecker, West Texas A&M University, December 2, 1994.

Seminar Topic: The 1st Annual International Business Seminar"Doing Business with South America & Argentina."
Keynote Speaker: Mario Jose Pino, Consul General of Argentina, Houston.
Sponsors: Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars, West Texas A&M University & Amarillo's International
Week, Canyon, August 3, 1994.

Seminar Topic: "International Banking Seminar."
Keynote Speaker: Jeanie Wyatt, Senior Vice President, Frost Bank of San Antonio.
Sponsors: Panhandle International Business Forum, PBD & T. Boone Pickens College of Business, WTAMU, Canyon,
March 25, 1994.

Panel Topic: "State of the European Community: Current Issues & Developments."
Panel Speakers: Peter Mende, Deputy Consul General, Federal Republic of Germany, Houston & P. Eimon, PIBF,
1994 Academy of International Business U.S. Southwest Chapter Conference, Dallas, March 4, 1994.

Seminar Director/Speaker for One-Day Seminar: "Export Strategies & International Business in the 1990s."
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, September 10, 1993.

Speakers: R. Russell (President & CEO, Tech Spray, Inc., Amarillo), D. Hernandez (Texas Dept. of  Commerce, Austin),
P. Eimon (PIBF), P. Gross (Texas A&M Research & Extension Center, Amarillo), M. Blinderman (SPS, Amarillo),
P. DeHoyos (U.S. Customs Service, Amarillo) & W. Stahlecker (WTAMU).
Sponsors: Department of Continuing Education, WTAMU, Texas Department of Commerce, Southwestern Public Service
Co. & Panhandle Int'l Business Forum.



Selected Seminars/Workshops Attended & Industrial Plants Visited (U.S. & Overseas):


One-Day Conference: "Confronting Economic Uncertainty", Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, November 21, 2008.

One-Day Conference: "Migration, Trade, and Development", Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, October 6, 2006.

Two-Day Conference: "Myths and Realities of Globalization", Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, October 3-5, 2004.

"The Second Biennial Texas Conference on International Education," Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin, Texas, Sept. 16, 1999.

"15th Annual Pacific Rim Management Programs - Doing Business in China," Center for International Business Education & Research, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, June 21-23, 1999.

Study Tour: Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Monterrey & Torreon Campuses, Mexico, May 10-14, 1998. Maquiladoras Plants Visited in Torreon: John Deere, Thompson/RCA, LAJAT, Siete Legus & TORMEX.

Commissioner's Advisory Committee on International Issues, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, April 30-31, 1998.

 "Conference on Issues Impacting International Education," Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin, September 18-19, 1997.

Joint Faculty Seminar: "Understanding Contemporary Japan: A Cultural Perspective," Amarillo College, Amarillo, Texas, January 10-April 12, 1997. Instructors & Speakers: D. Pollack (Univ. of Rochester), K. Kraft (Lehigh Univ.), Y. Shimizu (Princeton Univ.), J. Huffman (Wittenberg Univ.). Sponsors: Japan Foundation & the National Endowments for the Humanities.

"NAFTA Summer Institute," The Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade, University of Texas-Austin, Austin, June 2-5, 1996.

One-Day Study Tour: Hyundai Semiconductor Plant, Seoul, South Korea, Arranged by 1995 Academy of International Business - Annual Conference, November 15, 1995.

"8th Annual Conference," Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International  Scholars," San Antonio, Texas, March 31, 1995.

"5th Annual TAMUS International Business Symposium," Centers for International Business Studies at Texas A&M University-College Station & University of Texas- Austin, San Antonio, Texas, October 28, 1994.

"IInd Faculty Development in International Business - East Asia Program," Texas A&M  University-College Station & University of Hawaii-Manoa, May 18 - June 3, 1994.
Cities/Countries Visited:  Hong Kong, Honolulu-Hawaii, Shanghai-China, Singapore & Tokyo-Japan.
Organizations & Industrial Plants Visited:
    Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong, H. K. Trade Development Council, American Chamber of Commerce,
    Emperor Group Center.
    Honolulu: East West Center, College of Business, University of Hawaii-Manoa
    Shanghai: Fudan University, Shanghai Foreign Exchange Center, Shanghai Security Exchange Center, China Textile
    Machinery Stock Co., Shanghai Volkswagen Plant, Banque Indosuez Shanghai.
    Singapore: National University of Singapore, Singapore Port Authority, Singapore, International Monetary Exchange,
    Economic Development Board, U.S. Embassy.
    Tokyo: Sophia University, U. S. Embassy-Tokyo, Japan External Trade Organization, Ministry of International Trade &
    Industry, Toys R Us, Mitsukoshi Department Store, Honda Engine Plant-Yokohama, Texas Instrument, Nomura Research
    Institute.

"Faculty Development in International Business Research Program," College of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, June 20 - July 2, 1993.

"Symposium on Internationalizing Business Education," Centers for International Business Studies at Texas A&M University-College Station & University of Texas-Austin, Dallas, Texas, October 2, 1992.

"8th Annual Pacific Rim Management Programs - Doing Business in Japan," Center for International Business Education & Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, May 31 - June 3, 1992.


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