About the author
Janet Morrison, now retired, was a senior lecturer in Strategic and International Management at Sunderland University Business School in the UK, where she enjoyed a long career in teaching, research, curriculum development and course administration. She taught International Business modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including International Business Environment, Management in a Global Environment, Japanese Business and the Social and Cultural Environment of International Business. She was programme leader for undergraduate International Business degrees and the MBA in International Management.
Janet’s academic background goes back to her first degree (in Political Science and History) at Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia in the US (now the University of Mary Washington), followed by a master’s degree from the University of Toronto in Canada and, later, a Law degree from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the UK. She also studied in Chicago and Nagoya in Japan.
Her published research includes articles in a range of areas, including corporate governance, Japanese business and corporate social responsibility. She is the author of The International Business Environment (2006), first published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2002 and now in its second edition.