About the Author

Christine Cope Pence, PhD
BBAn American born in Sendai, Japan, she recently returned to the USA after twenty four years of living and working in France. In addition to an active international career in building technologically related businesses, she is integrally involved in the development of e-learning and blended learning programs for training and teaching. She speaks and publishes internationally on cross border business and the use of image in transcending language and culture barriers. Her academic affiliations include the University of California and the California State University. As the founding editor of the McGraw-Hill Strategy Monthly newsletter, now the Strategy Blog, she continues to push the frontiers of current event reporting filtered and customized for strategy educators.