International managerial economics has become a prevalent term and process in todayu2019s environment. Due to globalization and the continuous advancements of technology, international managerial economics has been spread globally, with each country attempting to advance its economy by adopting strategic international managerial economics. By definition, managerial economics denotes a branch in economics that pursues the applications of economic strategies, tools, and theories in a bid to solve practical problems within businesses or organizations. Managerial economics has the ability to not only solve various business problems but also impacts the economic power of organizations or countries through long-term strategic planning. Therefore, international managerial economics can be defined as exploring macroeconomic variables and microeconomic variables within the business within the global economic market.u00a0Due to the interconnected nature of todayu2019s global economy, managerial parties in business organizations need to develop extensive knowledge of the various driving forces of business in the global economic market to attain a competitive advantage while optimizing the organizationsu2019 productivity and profitability.u00a0


The focus of international managerial economics is on managerial behaviour. Allen, Doherty, and Weigelt (2013) state that u201cin managerial economics, the focus is on managerial behaviour. Managerial economics prescribes behaviour, whereas the micro world describes the environment. This focus on managerial behaviour provides powerful tools and frameworks to guide managers to better decisions. These tools allow managers to better identify the consequences of alternative courses of action. Managerial economics plays two important roles in preparing students for managerial lifeu201d (p.2-3). The statement reveals that managerial behaviour is the core concept of international managerial economics since this behaviour has the ability to define the success or failure of any business. Often, organizations use managerial behaviour as a tool that guides the decision-making process within an organization and, by extension, the success of the business.u00a0

Emmanuel Addo

Emmanuel Addo is the founder of the Young Global Leaders Network, an international non-governmental organization registered in six (6) countries namely, Ghana, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo, and South Sudan and has a membership strength of over 15,000 young black professionals, students, graduates, and aspiring leaders.

The organization also operates in 25 other African countries. Emmanuel also doubles as the chief convener and founder of the Young African Leaders Summit, one of the largest continental youth summits in Africa.  

Currently works at Kingston University as a Business Engagement Team Member in their Partnerships and Engagement Department. 

He characterizes energy, integrity, result-oriented, and ground-breaking service in each detail of strategic management, change management, stakeholder management, and leadership acquaintances.
Emmanuel owns a core background in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Ghana.

Leveraging his experience as a youth activist and a dynamic young man, Emmanuel founded the Young Global Leaders Network, a youth organization that comprises young diplomats, young politicians, and aspiring politicians, business/entrepreneurial business leaders with the aim of championing a mutual agenda for the African youth and promoting youth participation in governance as well as promoting entrepreneurial culture.
Emmanuel nurtures an environment of teamwork and has expertise in data collection and analysis as well as both quantitative and qualitative methods.

Emmanuel worked as an Associate Lecturer at the London College of Advanced Management where he delivered a wide range of business management courses that involved principles of marketing, leadership, operation management, and research methods. Emmanuel has always maintained high teaching and learning standards to ensure that his students’ stand out in academic achievements and successful progression. As a stout believer and passionate key player in volunteering; Emmanuel creates quality time to giving back gladly to his community what he has learned and to educate individuals with free consultancy on career development. He is a leader anyone would love to look up to and with great integrity, commitment, and passion to make the world a better place.
Emmanuel worked as Qualifications Manager at the Open University in the UK.

Emmanuel is also the founder of Kickstart Innovation Hub Ltd, the entrepreneurial hub of Young Global Leaders Network.