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 business and management vary by society and how firms doing business abroad respond to these differences.
His publications include four major books:
- The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems (2014, Oxford U. Press, with Gordon Redding)
- Major Works in Asian Business and Management (2012, SAGE)
- The Future of Chinese Capitalism (2007, Oxford U. Press, with Gordon Redding)
- Changing Japanese Capitalism (2006, Cambridge U. Press)
He has also published a range of academic articles, including pieces in the Journal of International Business Studies, Socio-Economic Review, Strategic Management Journal, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Asian Business & Management, and Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter.
Professor Witt received of a Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers in 2011/12. He currently serves as the General Editor of Asian Business & Management, a major academic journal on business and management in the Asian context, and as a Senior Editor of the Management and Organization Review.
At INSEAD, he is the Program Director of "Building the Business: Strategies for Asia Pacific," a senior executive program on doing business successfully in Asia.
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, Korea, Singapore, and the United States.
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