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A collaborative project brought to you by KoreaBusinessCentral.com & Koreabridge.net

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  • KBC Interviews - Dr. David Dolinger - Global Medical Industry

    KBC Interviews - Dr. David Dolinger - Global Medical Industry

    12/12/2011 Duración: 33min

     Produced bySteven S. Bammel andVince Rubino, and hosted by Tom Tucker.November 16, 2011The Korea Business Interview SeriesDr. David Dolinger"A Participant in Korean History and in Korean-Led Innovation of the Global Medical Industry"Dr. David Dolinger, Vice-President at Seegene, Inc. in Seoul, Korea* * *The contrasts between the Korea of the 1970s and the Korea of today are vast and few people bring as unique a perspective to these changes as Dr. David Dolinger, who, having spent nearly 30 years outside Korea, returned in early 2011 as vice president at Seegene, one of Korea’s most dynamic and forward-looking companies.With an academic and professional background in the medical field, Dr. Dolinger shares about his work as a US Peace Corps volunteer in Korea in the late 1970s, including his incredible involvement in the Gwangju Incident of 1980. His uncommon understanding of Korean culture and the Korean mindset also contribute to his many insights about working at Seegene

  • KBC Interview - Hank Ahn - Korea Is a Great Destination for Foreign Direct Investment

    KBC Interview - Hank Ahn - Korea Is a Great Destination for Foreign Direct Investment

    10/10/2011 Duración: 34min

     Produced by Steven S. Bammel, and hosted by Tom Tucker.October 9, 2011The Korea Business Interview SeriesCommissioner Hank Ahn"Korea Is a Great Destination for Foreign Direct Investment"Hank Ahn is Commissioner of Invest KOREA.* * *For too long, the advantages of Korea as a foreign direct investment destination have been overlooked while overseas companies have poured money into economies of Japan and China. However, with Korea’s rise to economic strength, the US Commerce Department reports that American companies’ investments in Korea have been more lucrative than anywhere else over the past decade.It’s time for a new perspective on foreign direct investment to Korea and it is the role of Invest KOREA to help foreign investors find and execute their business plans in Korea successfully. In this interview, Invest KOREA Commissioner Hank Ahn shares with KBC listeners about the many advantages of doing business in Korea, as well as the amazing and free servi

  • KBIS w/ Ha-Joon Chang - 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About (Korean) Capitalism

    KBIS w/ Ha-Joon Chang - 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About (Korean) Capitalism

    09/09/2011 Duración: 46min

     Produced by Eun-Shil Parkand Steven S. Bammel, and hosted by Tom Tucker.September 2, 2011The Korea Business Interview SeriesProfessor Ha-Joon Chang"23 Things They Don’t Tell You About (Korean) Capitalism"Professor Ha-Joon Chang is Professor in the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, and author of the international best-seller 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism.* * *The Korean economic miracle was not achieved through policies of free trade or hands-off capitalism. But, in the last decade, the Korean government has jumped on the global free market bandwagon, deregulating industries and signing free trade agreements with many other countries.One voice that has consistently spoken out to remind people of forgotten history is Professor Ha-Joon Chang. Having lived through the Korean economic boom, and studied and taught development economics in Europe, Professor Chang brings a much-needed alternative perspective to the mainstream.With a knack f

  • Korea News Talk - Economic Downturn, Union Protests,  Sodium Levels

    Korea News Talk - Economic Downturn, Union Protests, & Sodium Levels

    20/08/2011 Duración: 57min

    Korea News Talk#3 August 20, 2011A collaborative project brought to you by  KoreaBusinessCentral.com & Koreabridge.netParticipants: Adam Cave, Stafford Lumsden, Charles Ahn, Daniel Lafontaine, & Jeff Lebow Topics: The effect of  the U.S. credit downgrade and global economic downturn on Korea, SC First Bank and Hanjin Union issues,  HomePlus/Tesco Success,  Samsung's pass on Android, & Korea's sodium standing Chat Log &  Story Links Below: Story Links    Economic Downturnlatimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-south-korea-economy-20110812,0,4486389.storyonline.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20110819-706332.html  Unions & Doing Business in Koreakoreatimes.co.kr/www/news/biz/2011/07/123_91721.html http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/news/2011/08/19/0200000000AEN20110819009400320.HTMLkoreabusinesscentral.com/forum/topics/korea-business-central-exclusive-interview-tom-brown-homeplus-tes   AssortedHow Samsung Lost t

  • From KBC: Tom Brown on Tescos Korean Success Story

    From KBC: Tom Brown on Tesco's Korean Success Story

    12/08/2011 Duración: 37min

    Produced bySteven Bammel and hosted by Tom Tucker.August 9, 2011The Korea Business Interview SeriesTom Brown"Homeplus: Tesco’s Success Story on Entering the Korean Market"Tom Brown is Site Research Director at Homeplus Korea, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tesco of the UK.* * *Tesco’s entry into the Korean market contains valuable lessons for anyone doing or wishing to do business in Korea. While other foreign brands like Wal-Mart and Carrefour have failed, Tesco’s Korean brand, Homeplus, is moving from strength to strength as it closes the gap with the market leader, E-mart.This interview covers many fascinating aspects of the Homeplus story in Korea. From its early partnership with Samsung, to an extraordinary level of office culture localization, as well as matching uniqueness of the Korean consumer market, Tesco and Homeplus have achieved an amazing success.Tom Brown has been with Tesco in Asia during this time, both in Korea and China, leading the company’s

  • Korea Business Talk - July 30, 2011

    Korea Business Talk - July 30, 2011

    30/07/2011 Duración: 57min

    Korea Business Talk #2 July 30, 2011A collaborative project brought to you by  KoreaBusinessCentral.com & Koreabridge.net   Participants:  Jeff Lebow,  Joshua Davies, Hyungsik Yoon, Adam H Cave Subsribe to Korea Business TalkTopics & Chat Log BelowNews Items & TopicsFrom HyungSik's Last Two Weeks in KoreaA high rise building rocks to Tae BoPrivate school whistle blowers make a lot of moneyHyundai workers arrested for gamblingJTEKT builds a bearing plant in Korea Other StoriesKorea to ban Japanese lawmakers from UlleungdoThe rain this week in Korea!HackingHackers Attack Internet Portal Nate and Cyworld Blog Majority of South Koreans’ data exposedRadiation-Free Food Bolsters South Korea's Exports to JapanBusan braces for ‘Hope Bus’ chaosChat Log[11:03] Jeff: http://lasttwoweekskorea.blogspot.com/ [11:06] Jeff: http://reformsymposium.com/ [11:08] Hyungsik Yoon : I can not join the webcast. It is much different from last time [11:09] Steven

  • Korea Business Talk - July 16, 2011

    Korea Business Talk - July 16, 2011

    16/07/2011 Duración: 47min

    Korea Business Talk #1 July 16, 2011A collaborative project brought to you by  KoreaBusinessCentral.com & Koreabridge.net   Participants:  Jeff Lebow,  Joshua Davies, Daniel Lafontaine, Hyungsik Yoon, Adam H Cave, David Yoon, Don Southerton Subsribe to Korea Business TalkNext KBT Webcast: July 30 11amKSTNews Items & TopicsPyeongchang 2018 Olympics PyeongChang's Olympic bid chief credits teamwork, new marketing Rogge rules out N. Korea co-hosting Pyeongchang GamesChange in Unionization Laws Korean Multiple Labor Union Law Class Action Suit against AppleSouth Korean Lawyer Plans Class-Action Suit Agaist Apple Union attempt in Hyundai Alabama down the tubeHyundai Teaches UAW Best Factory Job Doesn't Need a Union Inflation/Interest Rates S. Korea to Encourage Fixed-Rate Loans to Curb Record Home Debt South Korea Consumer Prices Advance 4.4% Year on Year, More Than ForecastKoreans urged to abandon Naver in favor of Google Blogge

  • From KBC: Yong Wook Jun, Ph.D. - Business Lessons in Hallyu  Globalization

    From KBC: Yong Wook Jun, Ph.D. - Business Lessons in Hallyu & Globalization

    13/07/2011 Duración: 49min

    Produced bySteven Bammel and hosted by Tom Tucker. July 13, 2011The Korea Business Interview SeriesYong Wook Jun, Ph.D."Business Lessons in Hallyu & Globalization at Solbridge School of Business in Daejeon"Yong Wook Jun, Ph.D. is Dean of Solbridge School of Business at Woosung University in Daejeon, Korea, as well as Director and Advisor to many Korean corporations.* * *Korea has been on a roll lately, and the Hallyu phenomenon that’s swept Asia, and is now making an impact in the West too, is a visible and powerful symbol of this success. In many ways, Korea has thrived on niche strategies, and no other educational institution in Korea more exemplifies both a niche strategy and efforts to maximize the benefits of Hallyu than Woosung University and Solbridge International School of Business.Yong Wook Jun, also known as Woody Jun, is the Vice President of Woosung University and Dean of SolBridge International School of Business in Daejeon, Korea. Dean Jun earned his

  • From KBC - Mark Minton Helping the World Understand Modern Korea and its Place in Asia

    From KBC - Mark Minton "Helping the World Understand Modern Korea and its Place in Asia"

    28/06/2011 Duración: 52min

     Produced bySteven Bammel and hosted by Tom Tucker.June 17, 2011The Korea Business Interview SeriesMark Minton "Helping the World Understand Modern Korea and Korea’s Place in Asia"Mark Minton is President of the Korea Society, and previously US Ambassador to Mongolia, as well as long-term diplomat in Korea and Japan.* * *Understanding Korea and Koreans from the wider geopolitical context yields important insights into the newly confident nation we find today. Anyone doing business in this dynamic economy can expect to increase their effectiveness by learning about recent Korean history and its position in the region.Mark Minton boasts of a long history in E. Asia, as a US diplomat in Japan and Korea, and later in Mongolia as US Ambassador. In this discussion with KBC host Tom Tucker, Ambassador Minton shares deep insights about modern Korea and doing business there.Original Post & Discussioncan be found on Korea Business Central

  • Negotiating in Korea  Preserving the Past: KBC speaks w/ Peter Bartholomew

    Negotiating in Korea & Preserving the Past: KBC speaks w/ Peter Bartholomew

    24/05/2011 Duración: 49min

    Produced by Steven Bammel  and hosted by Tom Tucker.May 20, 2011The Korea Business Interview SeriesPeter Bartholomew  "Promoting the Value of High-Tech Shipbuilding and Traditional Architecture in Korea"Peter Bartholomew is Vice President of IRC, Ltd. in Seoul, and supporter of efforts to preserve Korean hanok and other historical assets.* * *There are few people more qualified to discuss the Korean economic miracle than Peter Bartholomew. Having arrived as a Peace Corps volunteer, he has remained in Korea almost continuously since 1968. Peter worked in a Korean company for almost a decade in the 1970s, and for the last 28 years, he has run IRC, Ltd. in Seoul, specializing in the shipbuilding and construction sectors.In this interview, Peter shares deep insights about Korean business, including techniques for negotiating with Koreans, as well as about efforts to preserve traditional hanok homes, an area on which he is particularly passionate. He believes that

  • Korea Business Central Interview with Dick Warmington

    Korea Business Central Interview with Dick Warmington

    07/05/2011 Duración: 43min

    From Korea Business Central's Interview Series  Produced bySteven Bammel and hosted by Tom Tucker.April 29, 2011The Korea Business Interview SeriesDick Warmington  "Uncovering Korean Potential at Chadwick School in Korea's New City of Songdo"Dick Warmington is President of Chadwick International in Songdo, Korea, and previously CEO of Hewlett-Packard Asia Pacific, and before that, President of HP Korea.* * *When Korea Business Central asked Dick Warmington to do an interview for us, we just expected that he'd have great insights about Chadwick International School, Korean education and Songdo New City. We didn't realize he'd also previously run the operations of Hewlett-Packard in Korea during the late 80s and early 90s, and then HP's entire Asia Pacific operations through the Asian IMF Crisis of the late 1990s. We also didn't realize that Chadwick School breaks the mold for international schools by mostly educating Koreans AND bringing a new

  • Korea Business Central Interview - Didier Chenneveau

    Korea Business Central Interview - Didier Chenneveau

    15/04/2011 Duración: 32min

    From Korea Business Central's Interview Series  Produced bySteven Bammel and hosted by Tom Tucker.April 10, 2011The Korea Business Interview SeriesDidier Chenneveau  "Global Expertise Within the Korean Business Framework at LG Electronics"Didier Chenneveau is President - Asia Pacific for CEVA Logistics, and previously EVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer for LG Electronics from 2008 until the end of 2010.* * *From 2008 until the end of 2010, LG Electronics did what's never been done before in Korean business. The company brought in five foreign executives to help bring the company up to international standards in a variety of areas. The experiment is over though; all the non-Korean executives have moved on, and LG Electronics is back in the hands of Koreans only, leaving a lot of unanswered questions about how prepared Korean multinationals are to become truly multinational.Didier Chenneveau was one of the foreign executives and he served as Senior Vice President and C

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