Cases and Projects in International Management: Cross-Cultural Dimensions / Edition 1

Cases and Projects in International Management: Cross-Cultural Dimensions / Edition 1

by Richard Mead, Mead
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631218327

ISBN-13: 9780631218326

Pub. Date: 07/21/2000

Publisher: Wiley

Designed to ensure that students develop the cross-cultural skills needed by the modern manager, this book uses real-life cases and projects to investigate how culture influences behavior in the workplace.  See more details below

Overview

Designed to ensure that students develop the cross-cultural skills needed by the modern manager, this book uses real-life cases and projects to investigate how culture influences behavior in the workplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631218326
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/21/2000
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
0.44(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. Icases1
Case 1Introduction to culture3
Case 2The professor's shoes6
Case 3The New Delhi Tea Company10
Case 4How much structure?15
Case 5The Pascale Automobile Company23
Case 6The European Union University Support Agency27
Case 7Asia South/Research33
Case 8Honesty and ethics39
Case 9The Swiss-Thai joint venture43
Case 10Consulair47
Case 11An American family company54
Case 12Voxykoll58
Case 13The Korean hotel63
Case 14The Australian expatriate67
Case 15Job rotation in Japan71
Case 16The Anglo-Zambian research and development project75
Case 17Applying American systems in Thailand80
Case 18Repatriation84
Case 19The Filipino who was loyal to his friend88
Case 20Afolayan Supplies91
Case 21When to keep quiet97
Pt. IIprojects101
Project 1Comparing cultures103
Project 2Designing a management study skills course108
Project 3Making real change112
Project 4Spending money121
Project 5Transplanting a management system125
Project 6The Ruritanian Electronics negotiation133
Project 7Workplace communication: needs analysis139
AppendixHofstede's Model144
Bibliography152
Index153

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