Jeffrey E. Garten earned his Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College in 1968.
Jeffrey E. Garten a Master of Arts in 1972 from the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.
Jeffrey E. Garten earned a Doctor of Philosophy in 1980 from the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.
Jeffrey E. Garten during his military service.
(A dramatic transformation of global power is underway, on...)
A dramatic transformation of global power is underway, one only dimly recognized by most Americans. As economics and trade now loom larger than nuclear stockpiles or Cold War ideology, those countries with the fastest growing economies have begun to rewrite the rules of power and influence in the world. These nations are the Big Emerging Markets, and for too long we have failed to recognize their importance. We can no longer afford that luxury. The Big Ten is the essential guide to the ten most important Big Emerging Markets.
(Based on extensive and highly personal interviews with fo...)
Based on extensive and highly personal interviews with forty chief executives around the world-among them GE's Jack Welch, AOL's Steven Case, Intel's Andy Grove, Newscorp's Rupert Murdoch, BP Amoco's John Browne, Nokia's Jorma Olilla, and Toyota's Hiroshi Okuda-The Mind of the CEO takes us on a journey into the innermost thoughts of today's corporate titans and paints a compelling picture of the strategic and daily challenges facing them. Jeffrey Garten's findings are a challenge to those who are suspicious of corporate power, those who believe CEOs should focus only on enriching shareholders, and even to many CEOs who see their jobs much more narrowly.
(In a thought-provoking essay on the new world of business...)
In a thought-provoking essay on the new world of business in the aftermath of September 11th, an international business and policy expert argues that business leaders must help manage the critical balance between ensuring security and encouraging prosperity, tackling such issues as national security, deregulation, fighting terrorism, and Third World economies. 35,000 first printing.
(Globalization has often been understood as an impersonal ...)
Globalization has often been understood as an impersonal and abstract phenomenon. Whether in everyday culture or matters of policy, this force has been experienced something at once general and monolithic. From Silk to Silicon is the first book to look at a history of globalization as told through the lens of ten extraordinary individuals.
Jeffrey E. Garten earned his Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College in 1968 and a Master of Arts in 1972 and a Doctor of Philosophy in 1980 from the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.
Jeffrey Garten served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1972, holding the rank of Lieutenant in the 82nd Airborne Division and Captain and aide-de-camp to the commanding general of the United States Special Forces. In 1971 he was an advisor to the Royal Thai Army.
From 1973 to 1978, Garten served on the White House Council on International Economic Policy in the Nixon administration and on the policy planning staffs of Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Cyrus Vance in the Ford and Carter administrations.
From 1979 to 1992, Garten worked on Wall Street as a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers and the Blackstone Group. During this time, he specialized in debt restructuring in Latin America, built up and directed the Asian investment banking business for Lehman from Tokyo, and restructured some of the world’s largest shipping companies in Hong Kong.
Prior to coming to Yale, Garten was the undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade in the first Clinton administration, where he focused on promoting American business interests in Japan, Europe and many big emerging markets like China, India, and Brazil. He was deeply involved in the conclusion of the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations and in helping the United States and China negotiate Beijing’s entry into the World Trade Organization.
Garten currently serves on the boards of directors of the Aetna Corporation, CarMax, Credit Suisse Asset Management (certain mutual funds), The International Rescue Committee and The Conference Board. Previously he was a Director of Alcan and Calpine, as well as a member of the international advisory board of Toyota.
Jeffrey Garten was the Juan Trippe Professor in the Practice of International Trade, Finance and Business at the Yale School of Management, where he was dean of the school from 1995 to 2005. His teaching focuses on the world economy and also on challenges facing CEOs of global companies. Garten is also chairman of Garten Rothkopf, a global consulting firm which he co-founded in October 2005. The company’s focus is on helping multinational companies develop long term strategies to navigate the global economy.
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Quotes from others about the person
"I have often said Jeffrey was the first feminist I ever met. He said, "What are you going to do with your life? You really need to do something. Otherwise, you won't be happy." It had never occurred to me. He actually encouraged me, which has been amazing."
Jeffrey Garten married Ina Rosenberg Garten on December 22, 1968. She is the host of Barefoot Contessa on the Food Network, celebrity chef and best-selling author since 1968.