International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Text and Cases / Edition 7

International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Text and Cases / Edition 7

by Helen Deresky
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0136098673

ISBN-13: 9780136098676

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136098676
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/19/2010
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE GLOBAL MANAGER'S ENVIRONMENT.

1. Assessing the Environment—Political, Economic, Legal, Technological.
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.

3. Understanding the Role of Culture.
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.

6. Formulating Strategy.
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.

9. Staffing and Training for Global Operations.
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 SECTION.

Integrative Term Project.
Integrative Case: AT&T Consumer Products (the Mexico Decision).
Glossary.
Booknotes.

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