Handbook for International Management Research / Edition 2

Handbook for International Management Research / Edition 2

by Betty Jane Punnett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0472098373

ISBN-13: 9780472098378

Pub. Date: 01/12/2004

Publisher: University of Michigan Press


Success in business today requires an understanding of the nature of globalization and its impact on managers. Now in a fully revised second edition, The Handbook for International Management Research provides a complete and up-to-date assessment of the field of international management. Part 1 provides a useful context and overview for the book. Part 2,…  See more details below

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Success in business today requires an understanding of the nature of globalization and its impact on managers. Now in a fully revised second edition, The Handbook for International Management Research provides a complete and up-to-date assessment of the field of international management. Part 1 provides a useful context and overview for the book. Part 2, "Designing Effective Research," will help readers develop effective, rigorous, and theory-based research designs for international management research, including qualitative research and experimental methods. Part 3, "Topical Issues in International Management Research," explores areas such as cross-cultural management, international alliances, human resources, and negotiations research. The conclusion to the volume considers where and how the field should progress.

Intended primarily for those doing research in the field of international management, this book should also interest scholars and students of public institutions, sociology, and industrial psychology. Managers will find the book's comprehensive overview of international management to be invaluable. Its global perspective will appeal to readers around the world.

Betty Jane Punnett is Professor of International Business, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.

Oded Shenkar is Ford Motor Company Chair in Global Business Management, Fisher College of Business, the Ohio State University.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472098378
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
01/12/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
562
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction3
The Essence of Performing Meaningful Comparative International Survey Research17
The Need for International Qualitative Research49
Experimental Methods for Research on Culture and Management68
Conceptualizing Culture: Elucidating the Streams of Research in International Cross-Cultural Management99
Cultural Distance Revisited: Toward a More Rigorous Conceptualization and Measurement of Cultural Differences168
The Role of Subjective Culture in Organizations: Progress and Pitfalls Twenty Years Later189
International Alliances210
Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: What Have We Learned?239
International and Cross-Cultural Leadership Research265
International Human Resource Management356
International Business Negotiations Research: Revisiting "Bricks, Mortar, and Prospects"415
International Management Research at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century477
Retrieving Information for International Management Research: Electronic and Print Sources499
Quick Reference Guide533
Contributors535
Index541

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