Maria Tereza Leme Fleury is Dean of Escola de Administração de Empresas da Fundação Getulio Vargas and was the former dean of the School of Economics, Business Administration and Accountancy FEA – USP for the period of 2002 – 2006. She is Full Professor of International Strategy at Fundação Getulio Vargas and FEA/USP and Visiting Schollar at Institute for Manufacturing at University of Cambridge UK; she was Research Fellow of Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Institute for Development Economics Tokyo and Visiting Professor at ESSEC- France. She is member of the Academic of International Business; in 2010 she organized the AIB Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She has published 20 books, 60 chapters and more than 70 articles on Strategy and Competency Management, International Management, HR Management, Organization Culture and Labour Relations. She was the Director of International Relations of ANPAD-Brazilian Academy of Management, and is member of BALAS (Latin American Business Association), EUROMED/Marseille, FNQ, editor of RAUSP and member of editorial board of international and Brazilian journals. She is also member of the Advisory Board of Universidade Catolica de Lisboa, the Council on Business and Society, the Global Network Advanced Management, the Center for China-Latin America Management Studies of Tsinghua University and the Columbia Global Centers Latin America of Columbia University.