Dr. Wright’s research interests are in the areas of cross-cultural management, international negotiations, strategic alliances, conditions for SME business success internationally, and the situation of women-owned SMEs in the digital economy. Her geographic area of interest is the Pacific Basin region. She has been cited in “Canadian Women Doing Business in Asia”, “Who’s Who in Canadian Business”, “Canadian Who’s Who”, “The World’s Who’s Who of Women”, and “International Businessmen’s Who’s Who”.
2013 EDC Professorship in International Business
2009 Honorary Professorship, Yunnan Normal University
2007 Internationalization Award, York University
2003 Best Paper Award, Supply Chain Management Conference McMaster University
Courses TaughtGraduate level
Managing across Borders (INTLl6500)
Advanced Topics in International Business (INTL6070)
Internship Seminar (INTL6061)
Culture and Management (INTL5310)
International Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour (INTL5220)
Country Analysis - Singapore and Indonesia (INTL5344)
Region Analysis (INTL5339)
Study Tour to Latin America (developed for implementation in 2015)
Cross-cultural Management (EMBA 6480)
Cross-Cultural Management (OBIR6320).
Undergraduate level courses:
Cultural Dimensions of Organizational Behaviour (INTL1300),
Advanced Cross-cultural Management (INTL3350).
Canadian Business Environment (for in-coming exchange students) (MGMT 3300)
Integrative International Business Seminar (IBUS4200)