About the Author

Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management, MIT. Former consultant for the World Bank Group. He became a co-Dean of the the first MBA program in the history of the People's Republic of China. He developed its curricula and recruited its expatriate faculty. He taught at Indiana University's graduate business school in the 1980s. While at IU, he worked with George Soros to design and establish the first school of Western-style management in Soviet-Bloc East Europe in Budapest. His responsibilities of twenty years at the World Bank were global in nature, while continuing to work on the development of China's less advantaged regions. He led the Foreign Investment Advisory Service, a unit of the Bank, which advises governments around the world on how to improve the business environment in their country.

Joseph Battat Newsletters

Fellowship Years: 1975-1978 Fellowship Topic: Science and Technology Policies for Development in the People’s Republic of China Fellowship Area: China The Long March to China A China Trip China: Change & Continuity – Some Thoughts In China: A Time to Study In China: A Time to Work Management and Modernization: An Overview With the Masses