Doing Business in a Flattened World: Are You Ready for the Ride?

We started this series of blog posts on globalization with the goal of shedding light on the topic, as well as offering insights on its impact on our business and how it could impact your business as well. We have discussed what globalization means and why it matters to businesses, described the characteristics of emerging market economies and discussed the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that U.S. businesses will need to manage in this Post-American World.

BRI wins USPAACC’s Fast 50 Asian American Business Award

Research Triangle-based biotechnology company BioResource International, Inc. has been recognized as one of the fastest growing Asian-American owned businesses by the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC).  At the recent USPAACC Annual CelebrAsian Conference held in Bethesda, MD June 4-6, BRI was named a “Fast 50 Asian American Business” based on revenue growth…

BRI CEO Appointed to CED Board of Directors

Research Triangle Park, NC (June 6, 2012) – BRI is proud to announce the appointment of CEO Giles Shih to the Board of Directors of the CED, the largest non-profit entrepreneur support organization in North Carolina. Giles will serve on the CED Board for a two-year term beginning July 1, 2012. The mission of the…

BRI Is Pinnacle Business Award Winner for Second Straight Year

Research Triangle Park, NC (May 24, 2012) – For the second consecutive year, BioResource International, Inc. has been selected by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce to receive the Pinnacle Business Award for “Steady Growth and Profitability”, which recognizes companies exhibiting stable revenue growth for the past three years. According to BRI CEO Dr. Giles Shih,…

Living in a Post-American World

Just as the writer Mark Twain once famously quipped, “The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated,” the rumors of the demise of American supremacy have been greatly exaggerated. In his book, The Post-American World, journalist Fareed Zakaria argues that while the living standards and incomes of other countries outside the US continue to…

India and Globalization

Last week’s post looked at China in the context of globalization. Now our attention turns to India, another emerging country with tremendous growth.  A quick glance at India’s businesses would indicate that its primary contributions to the global economy are cars, steel, call centers and Bollywood. However that would be a superficial assessment of the…