Lorna Wright has been active in cross-cultural and diversity consulting for over 30 years, offering training in cross-cultural and multicultural management and negotiations, as well as organizational development and strategy formulation. She has conducted seminars, given guest lectures and conference presentations around the world. She has published a number of case studies and articles on e-business, SME training strategies, women entrepreneurship, cultural competence, among others, and co-authored a book on International Management Behavior: Putting Policy into Practice (1992). She was the founding director (1992-2000) of the Centre for Canada-Asia Business Relations at Queen's University. She was also co-founder (1997) of the Asian Business Consortium, which included Queen’s University, York University, the University of Toronto and Ivey School of Business.
Keywords: Cross-cultural management; international negotiations; strategic alliances; conditions for SME business success internationally; women-owned SMEs in the digital economy; Pacific Basin region; Southeast Asia; East Asia