Michael R. Czinkota works in the international marketing field at Birmingham and at Georgetown University. He served in the U.S. government as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce and as Head of the U.S. delegation to the OECD industry committee in Paris, and was a partner in a fur trading firm. Aside from more than 100 articles on export management and trade policy, his key books are International Marketing (8th edition) and International Business, (7th edition) and Mastering Global Markets. He is on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Marketing Science, on the International Board of the American Management Association and on the International Marketing Board of the American Marketing Association. He has been awarded several honorary degrees. Click here to contact Michael Czinkota.