With accelerating globalization of markets and institutions, a management school can only remain world class if it is engaged in a serious way in the larger world beyond the borders of the United States. UCLA Anderson is a Pacific Rim management school where we address an ever-more complex world by advancing deep knowledge, and concentrating learning approaches and innovative research on issues that are central to the global agenda for management. Both faculty and students have interests and activities that span the globe.
One of our key objectives is to ensure that students emerge from our educational programs with 'global brains' - an intuitive bias toward examining management, operational, and policy issues from every angle. They must also become adept at functioning in countries which are entirely foreign in culture, language and comforts.
Similarly, our faculty continue to develop a world view by collaborating across national borders, teaching across the globe, and incorporating globalization into their research agendas and teaching content.
UCLA Anderson's new Center for Global Management provides the node for all of these activities, promoting and encouraging all of our stakeholders to fully engage the emerging global economy.
Henry Ford II Chair in International Management
Faculty Director and Senior Associate Dean for Global Initiatives