Managing Across Cultures: Achieving Outstanding Results in a Multicultural World

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Managing Across Cultures:
Achieving Outstanding Results
in a Multicultural World

New York City, May 19-21, 2015


The faculty of Managing People Across Cultures program is made up of professionals who are involved not only in teaching but in research and the business world. This program’s team comprises:
    Yih-Teen Lee
    Associate Professor of Managing People in Organizations
    Ph.D. in Management, HEC, University of Lausanne
    Master in International Business, National Taiwan University
    Bachelor in International Trade, National Taiwan University

    He teaches subjects such as leadership, crosscultural management, and strategic human resource management in MBA as well as executive programs. Prior to IESE, he taught at HEC University of Lausanne (Switzerland), Angers Graduate School of Business ESSCA (France), the American Graduate School of International Management Thunderbird Europe (France), and Lung-Hua University of Science and Technology (Taiwan, R.O.C.).
    One of Prof. Lee’s papers on culture and the personenvironment fit, titled “Satisfaction and Individual Preference for Structuring: What is Fit Depends on Where You Are From,” won the Best International Paper Award of the Organizational Behavior Division at the 2006 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, and was one of the three finalists of the academy-wide Carolyn Dexter Award.

    B. Sebastian Reiche
    Associate Professor of Managing People in Organizations
    PhD in Management, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BA/Master in Economics and Business Administration, University of Hannover, Germany

    Prof. Reiche’s research focuses on how organizations access, maintain and leverage knowledge resources, primarily from a multinational and cross-cultural perspective. In his PhD thesis, which was selected as a finalist for the 2008 Barry Richman Best Dissertation Award at the Academy of Management, he examined the role of expatriates as cross-unit knowledge agents in multinational companies. Sebastian Reiche is a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management and a permanent chair of the annual EIASM Workshop on International Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management. He also serves as ad-hoc reviewer for other academic journals such as the Journal of International Business Studies, Human Resource Management and International Journal of Human Resource Management and has won Best Reviewer Awards at the Academy of Management and Academy of International Business.
    Carlos Sanchez-Runde
    Professor of Managing People in Organizations
    Doctor of Philosophy in Management (Human Resource Management), University of Oregon
    Master in Business Administration, IESE, University of Navarra
    Degree in Law, Universitat de Barcelona

    Prof. Sánchez-Runde has held teaching and research appointments in the US, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico and Peru. He is the author of several books: People Management Skills: A Senior Management Analysis; Strategic Human Resource Management; and Firm Strategy and Human Resource Management: A Case-Study Approach (Doctoral Dissertation). He has recently co-edited the following volumes: Innovative Forms of Organizing: International Perspectives; and Multinationals, Institutions and the Construction of Transnational Practices. He has also published numerous articles in both specialized and popular outlets such as Journal of World Business, Advances in International Management, Harvard-Deusto Review, Revista de Empresa y Humanismo, and Revista Internacional de Organizaciones. His areas of specialization include strategic human resource management, compensation and pay policies, and cooperative labor-management relations.


Kimberly Maybar
Program Director