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International management : explorations across cultures

Author: Elizabeth Christopher
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'International Management' explores management opportunities in encounters across the world between national, organisational, political, professional and social cultures. It is soundly based theoretically and supported with real-life international examples from contemporary events and situations.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Christopher
ISBN: 9780749465285 074946528X 9780749465292 0749465298
OCLC Number: 779607100
Description: xiii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: <ul style='padding-top:0;padding-left:0;list-style:none;'><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 00: Introduction: The historical background to international leadership;</li></ul></li><li>Section - ONE: Exploring cultural differences;</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 01: Industry: cultural differences in industry leadership and the effects of mass media reports;</li><li>Chapter - 02: Patterns of employment: the roles of women and minorities in international business;</li><li>Chapter - 03: Management of public and private sector involvement;</li></ul></li><li>Section - TWO: Exploring international operations and activities;</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 04: International networks and alliances, structures and controls, strategies for sustainable business;</li><li>Chapter - 05: Negotiations and decisions: leadership and motivation;</li></ul></li><li>Section - THREE: Exploring technology, learning, language and culture;</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 06: Technology, the internet and dealing with change;</li><li>Chapter - 07: Learning: action learning and learning organizations;</li><li>Chapter - 08: Language and culture: translations, interpretations and world EngIishes;</li></ul></li><li>Section - FOUR: Exploring management ethics;</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 09: The ethics of international business;</li><li>Chapter - 10: Looking to the future</li></ul></li></ul>
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