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Faculty Profile

Michael Fratantuono

Associate Professor of International Studies, Business and Management (1988)

Contact Information

fratantu@dickinson.edu

Althouse Hall Room 217
717.245.1075

Bio

Professor Fratantuono is interested in international economics, government-business relations, and U.S. foreign economic policy. He has worked as a project manager in the software development industry. He has also been visiting professor in the Department of National Security and Strategy at the U.S. Army War College.

Education

  • B.A., Brown University, 1974
  • M.A., University of Rhode Island, 1982
  • Ph.D., University of Washington, 1988

Awards

  • Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2004-2005
  • Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2005-06

2020-2021 Academic Year

Spring 2021

INBM 200 Global Economy
Cross-listed with INST 200-03.

INST 200 Global Economy
Cross-listed with INBM 200-03.

INBM 400 Sem:Intl Bus Policy & Strategy
This capstone course focuses on the challenges associated with formulating strategy in multinational organizations. The course will examine multinational business decisions from the perspective of top managers who must develop strategies, deploy resources, and guide organizations that compete in a global environment. Major topics include foreign market entry strategies, motivation and challenges of internationalization, the analysis of international industries, building competitive advantage in global industries, and the role of the country manager. Case studies will be used to increase the student's understanding of the complexities of managing international business operations. Prerequisite: Completion of at least four of the five 200-level courses (200, 220, 230, 240, 250). This course will not fulfill distribution requirement.