Ethical Dimensions Of International Management / Edition 1

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Overview

Examining the relationship of cross-cultural differences to ethical behaviour, this book helps readers understand the subtleties and nuances of ethical management practices across nations. This innovative work uses short vignettes to illustrate each of its points, while comparing and analyzing the primary influences on ethical behaviour such as parenting, education, law, organizational cultures and human resource management.

Special features of the book include: an extensive review and summary of relevant research literature; extensive coverage of a variety of nationalities and cultures; and a direct comparison between Japan and the United States. Each chapter begins with several short cases and ends with discussion questi

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803955448
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 10/1/1996
  • Series: Business Ethics Series , #4
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin J. Gannon (Ph.D., Columbia University) is Professor of International Management and Strategy, College of Business Administration, California State University San Marcos. He is also Professor Emeritus, Smith School of Business, University of Maryland at College Park. At Maryland he held several administrative positions, including the Associate Deanship for Academic Affairs and the Founding Directorship of the Center for Global Business, and received the University’s International Landmark Award. Professor Gannon has authored, co-authored, or co-edited 90 articles and 17 books, including Paradoxes of Culture and Globalization (2008), Handbook of Cross Cultural Management (2001), Dynamics of Competitive Strategy (1992), Managing without Traditional Methods: International Innovations in Human Resource Management (1996) and Ethical Dimensions of International Management (1997). Professor Gannon has been the Senior Research Fulbright Professor at the Center for the Study of Work and Higher Education in Germany and the John F. Kennedy/Fulbright Professor at Thammasat University in Bangkok, and has served as a visiting professor at several Asian and European universities. He has also been a consultant to many companies and government agencies. Professor Gannon has lived and worked in over 30 nations for various periods of time as a visiting professor, consultant, and trainer. For additional information on Professor Gannon, please visit his Homepage at California State University San Marcos: www.faculty.csusm.edu/mgannon

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Table of Contents

Culture and Managerial Ethical Behaviors
Comparing Managerial Ethical Practices and Propensities across Nations
National Values and Ethical Situational Predictions
Transmitting Cultural Values
Socialization, Education, and Religion
Secondary Influences on Managerial Behaviors
Laws, HRM Systems, and Organizational Cultures
Culture and Managerial Ethical Behaviors
An In-Depth Look at Japan
Culture and Managerial Ethical Behaviors
An In-Depth Look at the United States
Cross-Cultural Managerial Ethical Behaviors
Continued Divergence or toward Greater Convergence?

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