Alon, Ilan 1971-

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ALON, Ilan 1971-

PERSONAL: Born December 17, 1971, in Rehovot, Israel; son of Edward and Mimi Alon; married, wife's name Anna (a financial analyst), June 6, 2002; children: Fairle. Education: Fairleigh Dickinson University, B.Sc., 1993, M.B.A. (with honors), 1994; Kent State University, M.A., 1996, Ph.D., 1998. Politics: Independent. Religion: Jewish.

ADDRESSES: Home—351 North Phelps Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789. Office—Rollins College, Crummer Graduate School of Business, 100 Holt Ave., Ste. 2722, Winter Park, FL 32789. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer. State University of New York, Brockport and Oneonta, assistant professor of international business, 1998–2002; Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, 2002–. Marketing Education Review, section editor, 2000–. Member of advisory board, Franchise 3 Group, 2002–, and The Other Side of Israel (OSITV), 2003–.

MEMBER: Academy of International Business, International Society of Franchising, Academy of Management, Society for Marketing Advances, Beta Gamma Sigma, Omnicron Delta Epsilon.

AWARDS, HONORS: China Marketing Award, Society for Marketing Advances, 2002.


The Internationalization of U.S. Franchising Systems, Garland Publishing (New York, NY), 1999.

Service Franchising: An International Perspective, Kluwer Publishing (Boston, MA), 2005.


(With Dianne Welsh) International Franchising in Emerging Markets: Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America, CCH, Inc. (Chicago, IL), 2001.

(With Dianne Welsh) International Franchising in Emerging Markets: China, India, and Other Asian Countries, CCH, Inc. (Chicago, IL), 2001.

(With Dianne Welsh) International Franchising in Industrial Markets: North America, Pacific Rim, and Other Developed Countries, CCH, Inc. (Chicago, IL), 2002.

(With Dianne Welsh) International Franchising in Industrial Markets: Western and Northern Europe, CCH, Inc. (Chicago, IL), 2003.

Chinese Culture, Organizational Behavior, and International Business Management, Praeger (Westport, CT), 2003.

Chinese Economic Transition and International Marketing Strategy, Praeger (Westport, CT), 2003.

(With John R. McIntyre) Business Education and Emerging Market Economies: Perspectives and Best Practices, Kluwer Academic Publishers (Boston, MA), 2004.

(With John R. McIntyre) Business and Management Education in Transitioning and Developing Countries: A Handbook, M.E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 2005.

(With John R. McIntyre) Business and Management Education in China, World Scientific (Hackensack, NJ), 2005.

Contributor of articles to periodicals, including Academy of Marketing Science Review, Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Journal of Small Business Management, Business Horizons, Journal of International and Area Studies, Academic Exchange Quarterly, Journal of Global Business, Journal of Consumer Marketing, Business Research Yearbook, International Finance Review, and Ohio Journal of Economics and Politics. Also contributor to books, including Transformative Organization: A Global Perspective, edited by Vipin Gupta, Response Books (New Delhi, India), 2003; Digital Technology in Teaching and International Business, edited by Lloyd C. Russow, Haworth Press (Binghamton, NY), 2003; and The Handbook of Research on International Entrepreneurship, edited by Leo Paul Dana, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northhampton, MA), 2004. Journal of Knowledge Economics, member of economic advisory board, 2001–; Journal of Small Business Management, member of editorial review board, 2001–.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research articles on international franchising, micropolitical risk assessment, and pricing as an element of service quality.