JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT POLICY AND PRACTICE
Outbound Travel of Business Students in China and India: Enriching the
Experience Not Only for Students but Also for the
Author(s): Karen H. Tangen
Citation: Karen H. Tangen, (2011) "Outbound Travel of Business Students in China and India: Enriching the Experience Not Only for Students but Also for the International Communities," Journal of Management Policy and Practice, Vol. 12, Iss. 2, pp.120 - 133
Article Type: Research paper
Publisher: North American Business Press
Global expansion has become a strategic imperative for almost any medium to large-sized corporation.
Everything from research, production, distribution, marketing, and communications—all contain a global
dimension. The purpose of this paper is to stimulate educators to consider methods in which global
business travel with students can be more meaningful, productive, and culturally enriching—not only for
business students but also for the international communities visited. Ideas are shared on the need to
understand diverse cultures and to overcome ethnocentrism—a prerequisite for doing business anywhere.
Practical methods are suggested for achieving profound results in international travel with business