Sensing, Seizing, Transforming, and Shaping the Chinese Auto Industry?

David Teece in his concluding article “China and the Reshaping of the Auto Industry: A Dynamic Capabilities Perspective”  examines the Chinese automakers, in competition with foreign car companies, through the four paradigm shifts that are ongoing in the industry: vehicles are becoming electric, autonomous, connected and offer mobility as a service.…


Clean energy transitions in a global economy

Addressing climate change effectively requires making low-carbon technologies competitive against existing fossil-fuel based energy technologies. Bargaining over policies to promote clean energy is often as a domestic issue, pitting interest groups against each another as they vie to shape national polices.…


A Snowball’s Chance in Hell? Can Business Interests End Global Warming?

In 2011, I published an article titled “From Foe to Friend? Business, the Tipping Point and U.S. Climate Politics” in the journal Business & Politics.…


Business and Politics: A novel approach to studying international business alliances

We presented a novel approach to studying international business alliances by initiating a new conversation in an interdisciplinary context: political science, international relations and management.…


Tesla vs China?

The Dialogue, Debate and Discussion Forum on Tesla and the Global Automotive Industry The Tesla Forum on global automotive industry presents the possibility that China may be on the verge of becoming a global disruptor in an automotive industry.…


Are the United States and China locking themselves into an Artificial Intelligence ‘arms race?

It’s become common in late 2018 to hear that the United States and China are locking themselves into an Artificial Intelligence ‘arms race’.…


Dialogue, Debate and Discussion: “Show me the Data!”

Management studies are under scrutiny as to their status as a science (see “The Critique of Empirical Social Science: New Policies at Management and Organization Review”).…


Industrial Manifest Destiny: American Firearms Manufacturing and Antebellum Expansion

Some of the United States’ most eminent arms manufacturers had their start in the middle of the nineteenth century. These were also the years that American industry began to surpass Europe’s, and that Americans’ belief in their right to “civilize” the continent became known as “Manifest Destiny.” The common link among these occurences was frontier violence.…