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Norman Bedford  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  

Education:

  • B. Eng. McGill University
  • MBA Queen's University
  • PhD Golden Gate University

Teaching Experience:

  • Professor - St. Mary's College of California

Professional Experience:

  • President - Bimec International
  • Vice President - EDP Industries
  • Director of Development - Warnock Hersey Ltd.

Professional Licenses & Certifications:

  • Professional Engineer - Professional Engineers of Quebec

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • The Nnature of Competitiveness by Corporations Operating both within the EU and outside the EU should the Euro Collapsr. Bedford, Norman (paper)
    2013 Global Business Conference, Opatija, Croatia
    The Nature of Competitiveness by Corporations Operating both within the EU and outside of the EU should the Euro Collapse
    (October 02, 2013)
  • Developing Corporate Strategies to Successfully Conduct Business in an Uncertain Eurozone. Bedford, Norman (paper)
    10th Annual International Conference, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece
    (July 2012)
  • Ukraine's Global Strategy in the Post-Crisis Economy: Developing an Intelligent Nation to Achieve a Competitive Advantage. Bedford, Norman (paper, primary presenter)
    Global Business Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia
    (October 13, 2010)
  • Estonia's Challenge: Add Value to the Country's Resources. Bedford, Norman and Leimann, Jaak (paper)
    Association For Global Business, Washington, D.C.
    Estonia's Challenge: Add Value to the Country's Resources. Paper co-authored with Jaak Leimann, former Minister of Economica Affairs of Estonia.
    (November 2007)
  • Slovakia's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Program: Is there Sufficient Diversification of foreign Investment into the Country?. Bedford, Norman (paper)
    Academy of Business and Administrative Sciences, Vilnius, Lithuania
    (2006)
  • The Economic Impact to Estonia if it does not Enter the Eurozone in 2008. Bedford, Norman (paper)
    2006 Applied Business Research Conference, Sienna, Italy
    (2006)
  • Globalization Necessitates Change in the Organization Structure: Strategies to Change the Organization Structure. Bedford, Norman
    The Fifth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in the Organization, Rhodes, Greece
    (2005)
  • Ukraine's Global Strategy in the Post-Crisis Economy: Developing an Intelligent Nation to Achieve a Competitive Advantage. Bedford, Norman (paper, primary presenter)
    Global Business Cconference
    (October 13, 2004)
  • Chalenges Facing Estonia's European Union Accession: Will the Average Estonian Realize and Change?. Bedford, Norman
    Academy of Business and Administrative Sciences, Tallinn, Estonia
    (2004)
  • Slovakia's Future Role in the European Union: Will the Country be an economic Engine within the EU?. Bedford, Norman
    Academy of Business and administrative Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    (2004)
  • Croatia'sTransitional Economy: An Analysis of Its' Progress to Successfully Gain Membership into the European Union. Bedford, Norman
    European Applied Business Research Conference, Venice, Italy
    (2003)
  • Government Policy Response of Three Middle-East Countries since September 11, 2001 to Maintain and Grow Inward FDI, and Strategies Adopted by Private Enterprise. Bedford, Norman
    Academy of Business and administrative Science, San Jose, Costa Rica
    (2002)
  • Opportunities and Threats Facing Multinational Corporations (MNC'S) Entering Central and Eastern Europe: The Challenge to Benefit MNC Shareholders as well as Host-Country Shareholders. Bedford, Norman
    Academy of Business Administratiion, Warsaw, Poland
    (2002)
  • Global Issues and Strategies for Smaller Firms. Bedford, Norman
    European Applied Business Research Conference, Rothenberg, Germany
    (2002)
  • Portugal, A Second Engine Within the EU?. Bedford, Norman
    Academy of Business Administrative Science, Brussels, Belgium
    (2001)
  • Business Model vs Economic Model: Which Will Successfully Guide Azerbaijan into the Global Economy?. Bedford, Norman
    Academy of Business administrative Science, Prague, Czech Republic
    (2000)
  • New Zealand must Strengthen Aid to emerging Economies to Achieve global Recognition and Place the Country at the Leading Edge. Bedford, Norman
    Academy of Business Administrative Science, Barcelona, Spain
    Paper received the Award of Excellence by an independent panel of judges for one of the top three out of approximately one hundred and twenty papers delivered at the conference.
    (1999)
  • The Financial crisis Awaiting emerging Economies. Bedford, Norman
    Academy of Business Administrative Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
    (1998)
  • The Gut Realities of Global Competition. Bedford, Norman
    Global Business Trends Conference, Acalpulco, Mexico
    (1997)
  • Strategic Linkages between Europe and the United States: The Route to Global Competitiveness,. Bedford, Norman
    Languages and Communication for world business and the Professions, Eastern Michigan University
    (1996)
  • European Multinational Strategies in the Single market: A Comparison with American Multinational Strategies in NAFTA. Bedford, Norman
    Languages and Communication for World Business and the professions, Eastern Michigan University
    (1995)

Publications:

  • Bedford, Norman. 2012. Developing Corporate Strategies to Successfully Conduct Business in an Uncertain Euro Zone, Innovative Marketing, vol. Volume 8, ISBN 1814-2427, issue Issue No. 3, 2012, pg.Pages 16-20, ed. Vasyl'eva, Tetyana, Business Perspective
  • Bedford, Norman, Hutchison, Bill & Bedford, Sofie. (2011). Ukraine's Global Strategy in the Post-Crisis Economy: Developing an Intelligent Nation to Achieve a Competitive Advantage. Innovative Marketing, Vol. Volume 7 ISBN 1814-2427, Iss. Issue 1, 1-13.
  • Bedford, Norman, Allen, Roy & Margitay-Becht, Andras. (2011). A 'Human Ecology Economics' Framework for Eastern Europe. International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. Volume 38 ISBN 0306-8293, Iss. Issue 3, 25-35.
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