Mock Live Session: To Stay or To Go? Corporate Responses to Violent Conflicts in Host Countries

CST Virtual

This session will focus on managerial decisions to remain in or divest from countries that have experienced violent conflicts (e.g., civil wars, interstate wars). Specifically, the instructor and students will discuss the economic, political, and social consequences of firms' decisions in these contexts. 


This mock class is a great opportunity to preview the type of course found in the specialized Global Challenges in Business graduate certificate or focus area specialization found within the online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) curriculum. 

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Ishva Minefee is an assistant professor of business administration at Gies College of Business. His research primarily examines corporate responses to social movement activism as well as the (non)-financial consequences of those responses. Ishva is also interested in political violence and its effects on firms and their employees. Ishva earned his B.A. in global studies in 2011 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. in international business in 2017 from Gies College of Business, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Ishva currently teaches MBA 548 Global Strategy and MBA 590 Global Strategy Capstone in the iMBA program at Gies College of Business.