Stephen J Kobrin
William H. Wurster Professor Emeritus of Multinational Management
Publisher and Executive Director, Wharton Digital Press™
Research Interests: global strategy, globalization, impact of the information revolution, international political economy
Address: 3201 SH-DH, 3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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PhD, University of Michigan, 1975; MBA, University of Pennsylvania, 1961; BMgtE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1960
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Fellow, Academy of International Business
Academic Positions Held
Wharton: 1987-present (Editor, Wharton School Publishing, 2008-present; Director, The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies, 2006-2007; named William H. Wurster Professor of Multinational Management, 1992; Director, The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies, 1994-2000; Director, William H. Wurster Center for International Management Studies, 1992-94; Chairperson, Management Department, 1989-92; Anheuser-Busch Term Professor of Management, 1987-92). Previous appointments: New York University; The Conference Board; Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Brand Manager, Procter & Gamble, 1965-71
Fellow, World Economic Forum, 1995-present; President, Academy of International Business, 2001-2002
Stephen J Kobrin (2008), It Ain't Over Until the Fat Lady Sings: Three Narratives Relating to the Rise and Possible Fall of the Second Wave of Globalization,
Stephen J Kobrin (2008), Globalization, Transnational Corporations and the Future of Global Governance, Handbook of Research on Global Corporate Citizenship
Stephen J Kobrin (2005), Multinational Enterprise and Public Responsibility: The Case of Talisman Energy and Human Rights in Sudan, International Business Government Relations in the 21st Century, In Robert Grosse, ed. Cambridge University Press.
Stephen J Kobrin (2004), Oil and Politics: Talisman Energy in Sudan, NYU Journal of Law and Politics, 36: 2-3.
Stephen J Kobrin (2002), Economic Governance in an Electronically Networked Global Economy, The Emergence of Private Authority: Forms of Private Authority and Their Implications for Global Governance
Stephen J Kobrin (2001), With Technology Growing, Our Privacy is Shrinking, Philadelphia Inquirer
Stephen J Kobrin (2001), Sovereignty@Bay: Globalization, Multinational Enterprise, and the International Political System, Oxford Handbook of International Business, Chapter 7.
Stephen J Kobrin (2001), Our Resistance is as Global as Your Oppression,