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Professor Ursula F. Ott Inaugural Lecture
The Art and Economics of International Decision-Making

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 17:00 - 19:00

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In her inaugural lecture, Professor Ott reflects on international cooperation, negotiations and conflict resolution. Because of globalization, people have learnt to communicate and negotiate across geographical and cultural borders. Nevertheless, differences in decision-making exist between individuals, groups and organisations on the international stage.

The focus of her inaugural lecture is on interactive and international decision-making. Are people behaving according to their cultural background or to their adaptation due to learning? Theoretical and empirical investigations have contributed to a better understanding of these differences and to possible solutions.

Professor Ursula F. Ott, Nottingham Trent University

Professor Ursula F. Ott is Professor of International Business, the Head of the International Business Strategy and Decisions Research Group and the Academic Director of the Doctoral Program at Nottingham Business School.

She earned her PhD in Economics and Social Sciences from the University of Vienna, Austria. She is an award-winning expert in international negotiations and cooperation. Before joining, she was at Kingston University London, Loughborough University, the London School of Economics and the University of Vienna. Professor Ott has published research monographs and articles in leading journals. Her publications appear in top-tier journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Research, Organization Studies, Sociology, International Business Review, among others.

Ursula serves on the Editorial Boards of International Business Review, Journal of Business Research, Cross Cultural & Strategic Management and the Journal of Innovation and Knowledge. She has received funding from major research bodies in the UK and Austria, such as the British Academy, the Leverhulme Trust, the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC), Austrian Science Fund (FWF - Erwin-Schroedinger-Grant and Charlotte-Buehler-Grant), Schaumayer Fund and Austrian Ministry of Science and Research. Her research has an impact in industry and politics.

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Location: Nottingham Trent University, City Capmus, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
Calendar: Alumni Community Events Calendar
Category: Lecture/Speaker
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