Blunders in International Business / Edition 4

Blunders in International Business / Edition 4

by David A. Ricks
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405134925

ISBN-13: 9781405134927

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This new edition of Blunders in International Business is significantly updated and revised, full of interesting anecdotes, including dozens of new international business blunders. David Ricks has uncovered many informative and entertaining blunders that will make this book hard to put down.

  • Features blunders from well-known corporations

Overview

This new edition of Blunders in International Business is significantly updated and revised, full of interesting anecdotes, including dozens of new international business blunders. David Ricks has uncovered many informative and entertaining blunders that will make this book hard to put down.

  • Features blunders from well-known corporations American Express, McDonalds, Toyota, GM, Sharwoods, Jolly Green Giant, Bacardi, Puff, AOL, BMW, and many others.
  • Conserves its well-liked, concise format.
  • Several well-known blunders from previous editions have been replaced in order to update the lessons learned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405134927
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction.

The Role of Culture.

The Role of Communication.

Structure.

2. Production.

Location/Layout.

Product.

Package.

Color.

Summary.

3. Names.

Product Names.

Company Names.

Summary.

4. Marketing.

Promotions.

Pricing.

Summary.

5. Translation.

Carelessness.

Multiple Meanings.

Idioms.

Summary.

6. Management.

Cultural Differences.

Labor Relations.

Summary.

7. Strategic Management.

Entry Mode.

Supply Problems.

Complex Problems.

Additional Mistakes.

Summary.

8. Other Areas of International Business.

Legal.

Finance.

Market Research.

Summary.

9. Lessons Learned.

Adaptation.

Nationalism.

Promotion.

Translation.

Market Research.

Conclusion.

Notes.

Index of Companies.

Index of Places.

Index of Products

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