A T-Bird Runs for Congress

By Rick Beitman, Guest Writer The 2018 U.S. midterm election season is in swing and with November 6 a short seven months away, Thunderbird alumnus José Torres, Class of 2009, has thrown his hat in the ring in Arizona’s 5th Congressional District. While more moderate, Torres is running as a Democrat for Congress in the Southeast […]

Denis Leclerc on the Prisoner’s Dilemma

By: Keith Blincoe, Staff Writer Today I spoke with Dr. Denis Leclerc. Topmost on my mind was an exercise from his class in which the class collectively bargains on final-exam scores. Some explanation is in order: each student votes “compete” or “cooperate”; choose the former and 25 points more than anyone who chooses the latter; choose […]

International Versus Global

Many people use “international” and “global” as interchangeable terms, but Thunderbird Professor Denis Leclerc, Ph.D., makes an important distinction. “Most international organizations have a center of gravity at corporate headquarters,” says Leclerc, who teaches in the Executive Certificate in Global Negotiations program through Thunderbird Online. “They might sell products around the world, but they truly […]