Events

Global Business

Hosted by LSE IDEAS

Thai Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, United Kingdom

Speakers

Mahesh Joshi

Mahesh Joshi

Author

Dr Lalit Johri

Dr Lalit Johri

Dr Mary Martin

Dr Mary Martin

Chair

Dr John Hughes

In the wake of the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump, globalization has found itself increasingly under the microscope.

An active international discussion is underway, and the ideological viewpoint that the reversal of globalization and a return to protectionism and isolation will cure the world's ills is touted by many. In the midst of the growing prominence of international interconnectivity and contradicting attention attained by skewed misinformation about global impact, Global Business is a straightforward commentary on mega trends in globalization.

With insights and observations from academics, practitioners, and practical thinkers from around the world Global Business demystifies the economic, social, and cultural impacts of globalism and globalization, and presents a balanced explanation of what is happening and how it affects everyone. It highlights that technology and change are not new, and explores the path taken to reach our current interconnected global state. It encourages a realistic examination of where we are and invites a dialogue on where we can go together.

Mahesh Joshi is a Global Business Executive with three decades of global business experience in senior management roles, including as President of Centrifugal Compression at Cameron, a Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB) company, Group President, Energy at Circor (NYSE: CIR),  and General Manager at Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR). He is currently the Chief Executive of valve business at Larsen and Toubro (NSE: LT).

Mahesh is an LSE alumnus and has a MSc Degree in International Strategy and Diplomacy.

Dr John Hughes is a graduate of the LSE. He was a British career diplomat for 35 years serving mainly in the Americas, together with secondments to the Cabinet Office, BAE Systems, and Shell.

Dr Lalit Johri is Senior Fellow in International Business,  Saïd Business School University of Oxford

Dr Mary Martin is Director of the UN Business and Human Security Initiative at LSE IDEAS

LSE IDEAS (@lseideas) is LSE's foreign policy think tank. We connect academic knowledge of diplomacy and strategy with the people who use it.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEJoshi #GlobalBusiness

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