On the 24th January 2011, The Senate of Romanian Scientific Management Society (SSMAR) has awarded the prestigious title of Honorary Member to Professor JOHN SAEE, PhD
On the 24th January 2011, The Senate of Romanian Scientific Management Society (SSMAR) has awarded the prestigious title of Honorary Member to Professor JOHN SAEE, PhD, „For his acknowledged sustained contributions to education and dissemination of knowledge based on his research, teaching excellence and academic leadership globally over the years, while providing managerial consultancies including executive management training, for his lifetime commitment to knowledge management as an enabler for business process change and for his dedication and hard work on organizational learning.”
The new Honorary Member of SSMAR, Professor John Saee, is Chairperson of Global Divisions, Association of Management and International Association of Management (2002-Present), and Editor-in-Chief (2003-Present) of the International Association of Management Journal, USA (Journal of Management Systems, Association of Management’s Flagship Publication – USA ranked GLOBALLY as a 1st tiered refereed Journal with global ranking of 6 in 2003). He is Member (2001-Present) of CNRS, France’s National Academy of Scientific Research, International conference committee member (2004-Present) – European Conference on Knowledge Management, and International conference committee member (2009-Present) – Refereed International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organizational Learning, and won an award for best research paper from Emerald Group of Publishing in the USA.
Professor John Saee has earned an international reputation for his achievements as author (more 200 publications internationally), displaying an interdisciplinary approach to research domain, and his wide-ranging research publications and interests reflect a broader consideration of business discipline, including: Corporate Strategy, Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Global Ethics, International Negotiations, Management Education, International Business, Entrepreneurship, East and West cultural studies, Foreign Direct Investment and Knowledge Management. He is a noted scholar who enjoys international recognition and serves as an editor of several major international academic journals whilst having so far been invited as a distinguished keynote speaker and chair/reviewer at major international refereed conferences.
Professor Saee has also provided managerial consultancies including executive management training to a number of institutions both in Australia and in Europe including Carrefour, the world second largest chain of Retail stores and Auchan – Europe’s second largest chain of Retail stores. He is also a Member of the Editorial Board of the Scientific Review of the Romanian Distribution Committee. In fact, Professor Saee has been (1990-Present) invited reviewer for leading journals and reviewer for refereed international conferences, held in the USA, Europe, Asia/Australia, including Harvard international conference, Academy of Management, Oxford international conference, Internationalising Entrepreneurship Education, AoM/IAoM international conference, International Conference of Federation of Business Disciplines of America, Academy of International Business, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), European conference on Knowledge Management, European Academy of Management. Western Academy of Management and Economic and Business Society International.
Professor John Saee received a Ph.D. from the University of Technology, Sydney, a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales, and a B.A. from Flinders University, South Australia. He is currently Professor of International Business, Corporate Strategy and Management as well as Academic Director – Doctoral Program at the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship – the Faculty of Business and Enterprise, Swinburne University of Technology. His previous academic appointment at the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship – the Faculty of Business and Enterprise included Academic Leader – International Business, European/Italian and Asian/Japanese Studies Academic Groups. Professor Saee has been invited (1990-Present) as a speaker and trainer at a number of workshops/forums and international conferences, including the UNESCO, Australian Institute of Management, Australian Tourism Training Authority and 3M Australia, Auchan and Carrefour.
In the last 20 years, Professor John Saee has held senior academic positions at University and Business Schools including France where he has until recently held the positions of Chair Professor of International Business and Strategy and Academic Director – MBA and MIB postgraduate degree programs at a leading French Grande Ecole (Elite University). Due to his senior academic appointments, Professor Saee has actively been involved in policy making decisions at the university, faculty and school levels.
Professor John Saee was also instrumental behind the globalisation of business education in Australia, Asia and Europe. As a leading senior academic at an Australian university and French elite university, he was instrumental in the design, development and launch of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs both onshore and offshore, including, Hong Kong, Malaysia and China, Scotland, Korea and France. He has delivered seminars and courses in a number of countries including Australia, the United Kingdom, France, Romania, Scotland, Germany, China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, the Netherlands and Lithuania. For his outstanding contribution to research and teaching excellence as well as the promotion of international education and culture throughout the world, Professor John Saee has received an excellence award from the Romanian-American University.
Professor Jon Saee’s recent books have been used as text book and scholarly research books in numerous countries around the world:
Contemporary Corporate Strategy: Global Perspectives, Taylor & Francis Group, Routledge, August 2007 (within the context of undergoing cultural and mindset shift paradigms whilst developing corporate strategies that are increasingly attuned to the highly competitive and dynamic business realities arising from globalizing national economies around the world; over twenty research papers examining various aspects of corporate strategy in different national and international settings);
The Global Business Handbook: The Eight Dimensions of International Management, Gower Pub Co, Feb 18 2009, co-author (based on the structure of the very successful IESEG International School of Management’s programme on international management; considering cultural, social, geographic and legal factors in doing business across borders, by thinking globaly and acting localy);
Managerial Competence Within the Tourism and Hospitality Service, Taylor & Francis Group, Routledge, 1 edition, Oct 17 2006 (examining the cross-cultural implications of planning: workplace communication, recruitment/promotion, induction, training, supervision, industrial relations, management of change, customer service, financial management and marketing; an excellent balance of theory and practical application, taking an innovative angle on the analysis of the host countries managers, undergoing culture shock);
Managing Organizations in a Global Economy: An Intercultural Perspective, Thomson South-Western, Feb 10 2004 (providing the latest conceptual tools and practical applications on the aspects of cross-cultural management, while recognizing the growing importance of cultural diversity in most modern organizations around the world, in terms of clientele, human resources, and ownership, this text provides the latest conceptual tools and practical applications on the aspects of cross-cultural management; examining many of management’s most vital topics including globalization, worldviews, managerial communication, organizational culture, leadership, motivation, negotiation, conflict, and ethics while also emphasizing the cross-cultural dimensions important in managerial success).
A new book of Professor John Saee – „China and the Global Economy in the 21st Century, Routledge-Taylor and Francis Group of Publishing” – is to be published in the USA, UK and Canada simultaneously. Othervise, Professor John Saee has been (2008-2009) invited member of the Selection Committee for review of manuscripts for presentation plus Chair of the China’s competitiveness main track at Harvard International Conference, venue Harvard University, Boston, USA.
Professor John Saee has held membership of the following academic and professional associations:
• Associate Fellow – Australian Institute of Management (AFAIM) Member – European Academy of Management Member – European Knowledge Management Association Member – Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Member – Academy of International Business
• Member- Business and Economic Society International Member – Association of Management/International Association of Management Member – Federation of Business Disciplines – USA Member – International Management Development Association Member – SW Academy of International Business.
Professor John Saee has also been acknowledged in other ways such as:
• Invited as the distinguished keynote speaker at a major refereed 5th International Scientific Conference on Business and Management in Vilnius (2008);
• Invited as the distinguished keynote speaker at a major refereed international conference on Business and Management 2006 held in Lithuania in October 2006 and my speech which I delivered was titled: Integration of Eastern and Central European Economies in Transition into Contemporary Global Economy (2006);
• Invited as the Stream Chair – International Management, at the Australian and New Zealand Academy (ANZAM) international conference (2006);
• Member of the International Scientific Committee of the refereed International Scientific Conference on Business and Management (2005-Present);
• Outstanding Award for his paper from the prestigious international conference, namely, Business and Economic Society International – USA held in Island of Rhodes – Greece (2004).
It is worth mentioning the link between some key words highlighted by Professor John Saee, as Editor- in- Chief, Journal of Management Systems, USA, such as Entrepreneurs, Ethics, Moral philosophy, Globalisation (in 2009, while approaching ethical challenges confronting entrepreneurs within contemporary global economy – in search of a new world ethics), Lisbon Agenda, R&D expenditures, institutions (in 2010, while approaching the link between public policies for R&D and the R&D performances, at national level, in EU-27) and, his pledge some years ago for developing a theoretical framework concerning the use of internal marketing as a vehicle for the successful implementation of quality management.
Today, at the very beginnig of 2011, under the pressure of generating new knowledge in the actual economic climate of uncertainty, SSMAR is happy - paraphrasing Henry Ford - to salute the beginning of coming together of Professor John Saee, and to express the conviction of the progress of keeping together and of the success of working together.