Professor Witt teaches and researches international business at INSEAD and is an Associate in Research at Harvard's Reischauer Institute. He is primarily based in Singapore.
His research explores how doing business varies by country and how firms doing business abroad respond to these differences. His publications include three books—Major Works in Asian Business and Management (forthcoming 2012, SAGE), The Future of Chinese Capitalism (2007, Oxford U. Press, with Gordon Redding), and Changing Japanese Capitalism (2006, Cambridge U. Press)—as well as articles in journals such as the Journal of International Business Studies, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Asian Business and Management, Socio-Economic Review, and Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter. He is also the lead editor charged with preparing the Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2013).
Professor Witt is the recipient of a Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers (2011/12) and the incoming General Editor of Asian Business & Management, a leading academic journal on business and management in the Asian context.
Professor Witt holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from Harvard University and an A.B. from Stanford University. He has lived in China, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, and the United States.
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