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Paradoxes of culture and globalization

Author: Martin J Gannon
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What is a paradox? Why are cross-cultural paradoxes essential for understanding the changes that are occurring because of globalization? Encompassing a wide variety of areas including leadership, cross-cultural negotiations, immigration, religion, economic development, and business strategy, Paradoxes of Culture and Globalization develops 93 cross-cultural paradoxes essential for understanding globalization." "This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin J Gannon
ISBN: 9781412940443 1412940443 9781412940450 1412940451
OCLC Number: 83977425
Description: xx, 263 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Thinking paradoxically --
Conceptualizing and perceiving culture --
Leadership, motivation, and group behavior across cultures --
Communicating across cultures --
Crossing cultures --
Cross-cultural negotiations --
Multi-ethnicity, religion, geography, and immigration --
Economic development and culture --
Globalization and culture --
Strategy, business functions, and international human resource management.
Responsibility: Martin J. Gannon.
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Answers two major questions that provide the underlying rationale for the book: What is a paradox, and why is paradoxical reasoning critical for understanding culture in a globalizing world? This  Read more...

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