Welcome to the Discipline of International Business. We are a highly regarded group of researchers and teachers in the areas of strategy, entrepreneurship and international business. In the Excellence in Research Australia 2012 assessment the quality of research by our members was ranked as "well above world standard" - the highest possible level. The group is very diverse with members originating from countries such as China, Germany, India, Italy, Philippines, Poland, U.K., and U.S.A. as well as Australia.
The Discipline teaches into coursework programs at both undergraduate and post-graduate level including major contributions to the Master of International Business, Master of Management and Master of Business Administration. There is also an honours program and a significant number of PhD students. Our graduates can be found in management consulting firms, government and non-government organisations, financial institutions and multinational companies.
The Discipline has an active research program and is home to the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Research Group (EIRG) and the Emerging Markets Internationalisation Research Group (EMIRG). The China Business Research Network and the Innovation and Change Research Network are also directed by Professors from the Discipline. Funding for our research is sourced from the Australian Research Council and from industry partners such as Merck & Co.Inc and KPMG. Members of the group publish in the leading international journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of World Business, Journal of Business Ethics, Management International Review and Harvard Business Review.
Professor Sid Gray
Professor of International Business and Chair of Discipline
With the mining boom almost at an end, many Australians believe that innovation driven by start-ups and entrepreneurial geniuses holds the key to the nation’s future prosperity. Read more
More than 80% of Australia’s internationally active businesses expect to expand into new markets over the next two years. Read more
A leading researcher at the Business School has warned Australian workers who speak English as a second language suffer from considerable mental strain and are more likely to make poor judgements or ill-informed decisions in the workplace. Read more
This intensive unit of study will introduce you to the challenges of entrepreneurial businesses in far-west NSW. Your challenge is to work in cross-disciplinary teams with architects and engineers to help design and build successful enterprises. Read more
International Business PhD student Ali Kriz and co-authors won the Best Paper Award at the ANZIBA Annual conference 2015. Read more
The Business School's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program is set to grow its successful Remote and Rural Enterprise (RARE) initiative internationally. With the help of a Department of Education Asiabound Short term Mobility Program (ABST) grant, RARE will launch a pilot program in Hanoi, Vietnam in 2015. Read more
Some of Myanmar's poorest people, including many thousands of women, will benefit from a unique business education program developed by the Business School in collaboration with a number of local organisations. Read more
A major survey of more than 1600 firms has found that the high value of the Australian dollar, difficulties in obtaining finance and a lack of information about overseas markets remain major barriers to expanded international operations. Read more
The Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) will be holding its annual conference at the University of Auckland, from 13-15 April 2014. Read more
'Negotiation: Science and Practice', the world's first interactive digital textbook for postgraduate students, which was developed by the University of Sydney Business School's Quintin Rares, has become a global best seller since it was launched in November 2012. Read more
Please join us in congratulating Dr Massimo Garbuio for the winning of the Wayne Lonergan Award for Outstanding Teaching. Read more
The University of Sydney Business School is assisting the Export Council of Australia with a groundbreaking survey aimed at identifying the successes and challenges facing Australian companies engaged in international business. Read more
The University of Sydney Business School is offering master's students the chance to gain international business experience with multinational companies in some of the world's most important emerging markets. Read more
Please join us in congratulating Associate Professor Vikas Kumar for the winning of the Excellence in Research Award category 2013. Read more
Please join us in congratulating Senior Lecturer Chinmay Pattnaik for the receiving the Dean's Citations for Teaching in 2013 semester one. Read more
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