International and Cross-Cultural Management Research

International and Cross-Cultural Management Research

by Jean-Claude Usunier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761952802

ISBN-13: 9780761952800

Pub. Date: 11/10/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The increasingly global business environment has led to both a greater practical need for international management research and questioning of whether management science follows universal rules.

International and Cross Cultural Management Research addresses the particular characteristics of international management research, including the important role of

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The increasingly global business environment has led to both a greater practical need for international management research and questioning of whether management science follows universal rules.

International and Cross Cultural Management Research addresses the particular characteristics of international management research, including the important role of culture. A key introduction provides a comprehensive overview of the major issues and different approaches to international managment research. The book offers a typology of research designs in international management, and shows the role culture plays in designs. Also discussed are the theories and paradigms that serve internationl and cross-cultural management research. Throughout, the author provides numerous illustrative examples from key empirical studies.

International and Cross Cultural Management Research provides an accessible intrduction to the major principles and practices. It will be an indispensable guide for students and others wishing to undertake research in business and management with an international and//or cross-cultural dimension.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761952800
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/10/1998
Series:
SAGE series in Management Research Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
Preface
1Introduction1
2The Role of Language and Intellectual Styles in Cross-Cultural Comparisons31
3Design and Implementation of Cross-Cultural Research in Management67
4Methodological Issues in Cross-Cultural Management Research102
5Strategies for Improving the Relevance of Cross-Cultural Research in Management135
References169
Author index187
Subject index192

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