Bryan Strang and Lourdes CasanovaBryan Colin Strang (born June 9, 1972 in Bulawayo) is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in 26 Tests and 49 ODIs from 1995 to 2001. Cricket is his passion. His older brother Paul Strang also played international cricket for Zimbabwe and is currently the head coach of kiwi domestic side Auckland.Strang was a left-arm medium bowler and due to his nagging accuracy was hard to get away in ODI cricket. This earned him a career economy rate of 4.13. His best bowling figures in ODI cricket of 6 for 20, made against Bangladesh in 1997 are a Zimbabwean record.In 2001 he helped bowl Matabeleland out for a national record low score in first-class cricket of 19 runs, taking 5 wickets for 6.He played his last game for Zimbabwe in July 2001 and in 2002 he moved to South Africa due to political unrest. He's become a vocal critic of Zimbabwean cricket and during the 2003 World Cup he stated that Zimbabwe should be barred from hosting World Cup matches on moral grounds. As a result, when he attempted a comeback in 2003-04 the Zimbabwean Cricket Union banned him.Although the ban was taken off from him in 2005. He made a comeback in 2005 and was immediately drafted into the Zimbabwe A side and helped the A side won games against Pakistan A in the following year. He was also recalled for a training squad ahead of the New Zealand and India tours to Zimbabwe in 2005. But he was later informed by Zimbabwe Cricket that he services were no longer required.In 2008 he received an honorary degree in Sports Sciences from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, making him eligible for their crunch cricket match against the University of Edinburgh in July.As the years have progressed he has really enjoyed his coaching and teaching. Since returning to Zimbabwe, he went into coaching at schools like Lilfordia Primary and St George's College in Harare. He has done lots more coaching at many levels. He really enjoys giving back to the kids of his country in any sport and would like to see them get the best coaching so that they can be the best they can be and enjoy it along the way.In 2009, he expressed that he is looking for an opportunity to get involved with ZC to contribute more. He wants to coach which he really loves and if he is needed to play, he is more than willing as he thinks that he is enough fit and ready to do so. He thinks that he has still got a lot to offer as a player.He was involved in teaching at St Johns prep in the sports department. He coaches at Lilfordia School, where Alistair Campbell and his father are also heavily involved. He has also opened a business about life skills and goal setting.At the end of October 2009, he left his school teaching. He will appear for Mashonaland Eagles in the Logan Cup in November/December 2009 after the all formalities done by the board.He is now a yogi in Zimbabwe, stating that yoga helped him change his life.
Lourdes Casanova and Bryan StrangLourdes S. Casanova is an academic, author and currently a Senior Lecturer of Management at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Academic Director of the Emerging Markets Institute at Cornell University. Before her appointment to Johnson School, Casanova was a Lecturer in the Strategy Department at INSEAD. She specializes in international business with a focus on Latin America and multinationals from emerging markets.Contents 1 Current Books 2 Selected Works 3 Media Articles/Interviews 4 Research Interests 5 Affiliations 6 Personal life 7 References 8 See alsoCurrent BooksCasanova is coauthor of the book "The Political Economy of an Emerging Global Power: In Search of the Brazil Dream," published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2014, and author of the book “Global Latinas: Latin America’s emerging multinationals”, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2009 and financed by the Inter-American Development Bank. Furthermore, she coauthored “Innovalatino, Fostering Innovation in Latin America” in 2011 and “El papel de España en los Lazos Económicos entre Asia y Latinoamérica: Grandes empresas, Pymes y la ciudad de Barcelona como puentes entre las dos zonas” (“The Role of Spain in the Economic Relations between Asia and Latin America: Big companies, SMEs, and the city of Barcelona as bridges between the two zones”) in 2012. Selected WorksCasanova has published numerous case studies, chapters in books and articles in journals including Beijing Business Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Business and Politics, and Foreign Affairs Latinoamerica. Casanova, L. Dumas, A. 2013. Latin American Emerging Multinationals facing the Region's Social Challenges. E-International Relations. January 14, 2013. Casanova, L. 2013. Private Sector ties between Latin America and Europe. In Europe Union Mercosur Dialogue. Apex. Brazil. Casanova, L. Rodríguez-Montemayor, E. 2012. El papel de España en los Lazos Económicos entre Asia y Latinoamérica: Grandes empresas, Pymes y la ciudad de Barcelona como puentes entre las dos zonas. Barcelona: Casa Asia. INSEAD. Casanova, L.; Dumas, A. 2012. Should poverty alleviation be part of Multinationals Corporate Responsibility? In Global Compact International Yearbook 2012. pp. 62–66. Casanova, L.; Dayton-Johnson, J.; Fonstad, N.; Pietikainen, A. 2011. Innovation in Latin America: Recent Insights. In Dutta, S. Global Innovation Index. INSEAD. Casanova, L. 2011. El ascenso de las multilatinas en la economía mundial. In Número monográfico "La Nueva Geografía de la Internalización." Información Comercial Española. ICE. Revista de Economía. Marzo - Abril. No 859. pp. 21–31. Casanova, L.; Castellani, F.; Dayton-Johson, J.; Dutta, S.; Fonstad, N.; & Paunov, C. 2011. InnovaLatino: Fostering Innovation in Latin America. Madrid: INSEAD/OECD; Ariel/Fundación Telefónica. Casanova. L. 2010. Las multinacionales latinoamericanas en los albores de una gran oportunidad. Revista de Administração de Empresas (RAE). Volume 50. No 4. pp. 439–445. Fundação Getulio Vargas. Casanova. L. 2010. Latin American multinationals at the threshold of a great opportunity. Revista de Administração de Empresas (RAE). Volume 50. No 3. pp. 439–445. Fundação Getulio Vargas. Casanova, L. 2010. Corporate Social Responsibility and Latin American Multinationals: Is poverty a business issue? Universia Business Review Special Issue Multilatinas. No 25. pp. 132–145 Casanova, L.; Hockerts, K.; Minoja, M.; Neergaard, P.; Schneider, S.; Tencati, A. & Zollo, M. 2009. Context: External strategy and internal capability. Towards an internal change management perspective... In Corporate Governance. Volume 9. Issue 4. pp. 355–372. Casanova, L. 2007. Invest in Latin America: Strategic perspectives of Multinational Corporations. PKU Business Review (Beijing University). Beijing: Vol. 40. pp. 136–143. Casanova, L.; Hockerts, K.; Minoja, M.; Neergard, P.; Scheneider, S.; Tencati, A.; & Zollo, M. et al. 2007. Understanding and Responding to Societal Demands on Corporate Responsibility (Response). Response Project Report. (2002-2006). Media Articles/Interviews Who is who in internationalization: Interview with Prof. Lourdes Casanov a. Estrategiaparatodos. 15 July 2013. Blog Evodio Kaltenecker. Innovation or Bust. Latin Trade. 4 April 2013. Ryan Dube. Inovação em mercados emergentes. O Estado de São Paulo. 1 October 2012. Casanova, L. Research Interests Emerging markets, with a special focus on Latin America Emerging multinationals Corporate social responsibility in emerging multinationals Women in business in Latin America Family business networks Innovation in emerging markets AffiliationsLourdes Casanova is senior lecturer of Management at Samual Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Business, Cornell University, since 2012. She is also Academic Director of the Emerging Markets Institute. For the previous 14 years she was a lecturer in the Strategy Department of INSEAD.Past teaching experiences include visiting faculty positions and guest lecturer assignments at Tecnológico de Monterrey, HEC Montréal, ESADE Business School, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, San Diego University’s School of Business Administration, Oxford University’s Latin American Center, Cambridge Judge Business School, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona’s Institute of European Studies, Universität Zürich, and Haas School of Business.Casanova is also a former awardee of the Fulbright Scholar Program.She is a member of the Competitiveness in Latin America Task Force and of the Global Agenda Council on Latin America of the World Economic Forum, a member of the Advisory Committee European Union/Brazil, the World Investment Network of the UNCTAD, the B20 Business Summit’s Information and Communication Technologies and Innovation task force, a reviewer of Strategy Management Journal, and was responsible at INSEAD of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative. She is a board member of a start-up Documenta, a member of the Network of Interdisciplinary Research in Family Firms and the Nominating committee of the World Innovation Summit (HiT Barcelona). She is also member in the Executive Committee of the Cornell Institute for European Studies (CIES), member of the advisory board of the Tompkins County Public Library, a member of the NCE Standing Selection Committee, and a founding Board Member of the Societé des Amis du Chateau de Fontainebleau. Personal lifeLourdes Casanova was born in Fraga, a small town in Huesca in Spain. She speaks Spanish, Catalan, French and English, has working knowledge of Dutch, Portuguese and Italian, and basic knowledge of German.Lourdes Casanova is married to Soumitra Dutta. The couple has a daughter currently pursuing a PhD in computational biology at University of Oxford.
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