McKaig Fifth Canadian
Edition integrates the Canadian perspective on
international business and Canada’s place within the
international business environment. The
presents realities and examples, that best portray the
topical themes of the chapter. It pays close attention
to small and medium-sized enterprises, who play a vital
role in the Canadian economy, and who have also pushed
onto the international business scene.
BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS MCKAIG,
Thomas McKaig, CITP completed his spécialisation
(Honours BA) degree at the Université d'Ottawa, followed
by le Certificat and Diplôme degrees completed at
l'institut d'Études Politiques, Université de
Strasbourg. He is a Canadian author with 35 years of
international business experience in 40+ countries. His
fifth edition of Global Business Today (first edition
published in 2006) was released in February, 2018. He
has also authored articles for Bloomsbury
Publishers/Qatari Financial Authority Centre.
He is a Certified International Trade Professional
(CITP) and delivers quality business solutions to
clients in five languages and owns Thomas McKaig
International, Inc. (TMI). He served as Adjunct
Professor, teaching Global Business Today in the
Executive MBA program at the University of Guelph. He
has served as Executive in Residence at the University
of Tennessee. He currently teaches the following
regional business courses at the University of
Guelph-Humber; Asia Pacific, European Regional, Latin
American Regional, Applied Business Studies and
In 2017 he was awarded an Office of the Provost Study
and Development Fellowship (University of Guelph), "On
the Ground Business information in Latin America" and,
was the Faculty of Business Convocation Speaker
for Guelph-Humber's graduating business classes.
Previously he was a recipient of its Faculty/Staff
Mentoring Award and he previously had the honour of
serving as the University of Guelph Humber’s “Last
He has held executive international marketing and
business development positions with the Royal Canadian
Mint for its Gold Maple Leaf Bullion Coin programme, and
the World Gold Council. He serves on the advisory board
of Bullion Management Group with $US 250 million
precious metals assets (gold, silver, platinum) under
management, where he is tasked with BMG's international
expansion into thirteen countries to date. He is also
Advisory Board member of a facial recognition software
company, actively involved in international expansion.
He served as member of the Board of Directors of the
Empire Club of Canada.
He spends much of his free time in Latin America.
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