International business is any business activity conducted by a business in a foreign shore. Differences in consumer expectations, varying regulatory norms in different nations and changing demographics are redefining the business landscape. Advances in digital communication technologies and the growing need for ethical conduct by businesses are further complicating the matter. The nature of political relationships between countries is affecting business operations of multinational corporations. Overcoming the cross-cultural barriers has become crucial for multinational corporations to succeed.
About the author
Venkatesh Ganapathy presently works as Associate Professor (Marketing) in Presidency Business School, Bangalore. He has worked in the industry for close to two decades in organizations like Castrol India Limited (part of BP PLC) and Firepro Systems Private Limited. He has had a rich and diverse cross-functional experience in areas like Research & Development, Technical Services, Quality Assurance, Strategic Sourcing, Performance Management, and Project Management during his stint in the corporate world.
Venkatesh’s commitment and passion for teaching has made him popular among students. His industry experience has not only added value to his classroom delivery but has also enabled students to seek counseling guidance and placement assistance from him. Venkatesh is adept at teaching subjects in the domains of marketing, human resources, and general management. He has delivered keynote presentations at conferences/ seminars to audiences both large and small.