Globalwork: Bridging Distance, Culture, & Time / Edition 1

Globalwork: Bridging Distance, Culture, & Time / Edition 1

by Mary O'Hara-Devereaux, Robert Johansen
     
 

Provides practical answers to the most pressing questions faced daily by today's global managers. Based on groundbreaking research conducted by the Institute for the Future on behalf of such organizations as Apple Computer, AT&T, and American Express, this guide to the challenges of managing globally identifies the key competencies that managers need to succeed in

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Overview

Provides practical answers to the most pressing questions faced daily by today's global managers. Based on groundbreaking research conducted by the Institute for the Future on behalf of such organizations as Apple Computer, AT&T, and American Express, this guide to the challenges of managing globally identifies the key competencies that managers need to succeed in the global workplace.Get the practical answers to the most pressing questions faced by today's global managers. Based on groundbreaking research, this guide identifies the key competencies managers need to succeed in the global workplace.Get the practical answers to the most pressing questions faced by today's global managers. Based on groundbreaking research, this guide also identifies the key competencies managers need to succeed in the global workplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555426026
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/01/1994
Series:
Management Series
Edition description:
1st
Pages:
439
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.65(h) x 1.31(d)

Meet the Author

MARY O'HARA-DEVEREAUX is vice president of Grove Consultants International, an organizational consulting firm, and senior research fellow at the Institute for the Future. She consults extensively worldwide with businesses and government organizations on global management and organizational change. ROBERT JOHANSEN is director of the Emerging Information Technologies Program at the Institute for the Future and a research affiliate at the Center for Information Systems Research and the Center for Coordination Science at MIT. He is lead author of several books including Teleconferencing and Beyond (1984) and Groupware: Computer Support for Business Teams (1988).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Fault Lines in the New Global BusinessLandscape.

THE NEW COMPETENCIES OF THE GLOBAL MANAGER.

A Multicultural Perspective: TranscAnding the Barriers of Behaviorand Language.

Technical Competence: Managing Team Connections withGroupware.

Process Facilitation: Mastering the New Leadership Skills.

Team Leadership: Managing the New Global Business Unit.

THINK GLOBALLY, ACT GLOBALLY: GLOBALWORK IN ACTION.

Creating the Global Workspace: Culture Clash and Confusion on thePacific Rim.

Global Vision: Using Third-Way Strategies for CollaborativeWork.

Learning New Rules of Thumb: Partnering with Mexico.

Overcoming Differences and Sameness: Collaborating withCanada.

The United Nation of America: An Outside-In View of Existance andDiversity Within the United States.

Voyaging into Cyperspace The Anytime, Anyplace GlobalWorkspace.

Conclusion: Global Living and Global Work: New Knowledge, Values,and Communities.

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