International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Text and Cases / Edition 7by Helen Deresky
Pub. Date: 01/19/2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall
This globally oriented book covers the most current research and trends in International Management. It offers comprehensive and integrative cases that illustrate the actual behaviors and functions required for successful cross-cultural management at the strategic and interpersonal level. Includes numerous boxed features that relate concepts to real-world practice. Also includes experiential exercises for self-test. For professionals in international business.
Table of Contents
I. THE GLOBAL MANAGER'S ENVIRONMENT.
2. Managing Interdependence: Social Responsibility and Ethics.
Aung Sein: An Entrepreneur in Myanmar (Burma).
Treating AIDS: A Global Ethical Dilemma in 2002 Footwear International (Setting: Indonesia).
II. THE CULTURAL CONTEXT OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT.
4. Communicating Across Cultures.
5. Cross-Cultural Negotiation and Decision-Making.
TelSys International: A Marriage of Two Cultures (Case and Negotiation Simulation) (Setting: Malaysia).
Guanxi in Jeopardy: Joint Venture Negotiations in China Moto: Coming to America (from Japan).
III. FORMULATING AND IMPLEMENTING STRATEGY FOR INTERNATIONAL AND GLOBAL OPERATIONS.
7. Global Alliances and Strategy Implementation.
8. Organizing Structure and Control Systems.
Softbank Corp.: Internet and Web-Related Acquisitions, Market Expansion and Global Strategy in 2001/2002 (Setting: Japan).
DaimlerChrysler AG: The Making of a New Transnational Corporation (Setting: Germany/U.S.).
Reorganization at AB Telecom (Setting: Canada).
Nouvelles Frontieres in 2000: The Internet Challenge (Setting: France).
Whirlpool Corporation's Global Strategy (2000).
IV. GLOBAL HUMANRESOURCES MANAGEMENT.
10. Developing a Global Management Cadre.
11. Motivating and Leading.
West Indies Yacht Club Resort: When Cultures Collide.
A First-Time Expatriate's Experience in a Joint Venture in China.
South African Breweries Group.
Maywood Inc.: Establishing a Regional Branch Office in Singapore.
Integrative Case: AT&T Consumer Products (the Mexico Decision).
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