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D. B. A., International Business & Management – Argosy University Sarasota
M.S., Strategic Leadership – Mountain State University
B.S., Business & Economics – Lehigh University & Excelsior College
Dr. Torres is an International Multilingual Executive, Presenter, Speaker, Lecturer, and Scholar; with over 30 years of total P&L (electronics, mechanical, chemical and environmental industries) senior level executive leadership experience of MNCs; leading global sales & marketing, multi-manufacturing plant operations, global human resources, global supply chain, international accounting, engineering, quality, R&D, services, and so on. Further, Dr. Torres has taught various international business, management, and research courses at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral levels, has served on dissertation committees, and is a course developer for graduate and doctoral level courses. Specific to Keuka College, Dr. Torres has taught Strategic Management, Leadership and International Business.
REGIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST: Asia (i.e., China, Vietnam, Japan, Korea, India, etc.), Europe (i.e., Spain, etc.), Latin America, Australia, & Africa and the US.
RESEARCH TOPICS OF INTEREST: Cross-Cultural Management, International Economics, International Management, International Marketing, Global Human Resource Management, International Strategic Management
PUBLICATIONS: Numerous publications in scholarly peer-reviewed journals and presenter of papers at international conferences on China Business. Additionally, Dr. Torres’ published dissertation was “Chinese Negotiation Styles in International Business Negotiations.” Dr. Torres is also currently working on two books. Furthermore, Dr. Torres is a current “Reviewer” of leading scholarly peer-reviewed journal submissions for the Academy of International Business (AIB), International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR), the Journal of Management Development, and the European International Business Academy Annual Conferences.
MEMBERSHIPS: Dr. Torres is an active member of the American Economic Association, Academy of International Business (AIB), International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), Iberoamerican Academy of Management (IAM), Society for Human Resource Management, Sarasota Sister City Association (SSCA), Gulf Coast Chinese American Association (GCCAA), and others. Furthermore, Dr. Torres is a participant of numerous local community and professional groups.
RECENT HONOR: September 30, 2011 – Dr. Torres was very fortunate, and honored, to have been invited, and attended, the “Reception in Celebration of the 62nd Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China” by the Xiamen local municipal government, in Xiamen, China. In attendance where the Xiamen’s mayor, many high level and prominent Chinese government officials, high level academics, Business CEOs, and invited special foreign guests. The event was truly spectacular, and memorable. Dr. Torres represented the Sarasota’s Sister Cities Association and Jimei University, Xiamen, China.