International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Text and Cases / Edition 8

International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Text and Cases / Edition 8

by Helen Deresky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0133062120

ISBN-13: 9780133062120

Pub. Date: 01/23/2013

Publisher: Prentice Hall

To prepare students to meet management challenges in the international context, this new text uses current research, management theory, and world developments to discuss implications for effective management action. With an active, practical approach, the author combines theory and practice by drawing from management experiences as well as research findings to suggest…  See more details below

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To prepare students to meet management challenges in the international context, this new text uses current research, management theory, and world developments to discuss implications for effective management action. With an active, practical approach, the author combines theory and practice by drawing from management experiences as well as research findings to suggest appropriate management behavior. This book will expose students to the strategic as well as interpersonal aspects of a manager's role. It focuses particularly on cross-cultural interactions, including managing a multicultural workforce. Numerous decision-oriented cases, case profiles, and in-depth comparative sections dealing with management issues in other countries will give students a feel for applied management throughout the world. Features include discussion of current world developments and business trends; use of research findings and experiences to recommend management action; comparative management sections that explore management functions in different countries; "Management in Focus" sections that examine real companies' experiences; 14 Comprehensive end-of-part cases; chapter profiles and cases; and integrative cases. International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures introduces students to effective management in the global environment by using the familiar framework of the management functions of planning, organization, leading, and controlling.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133062120
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/23/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
167,011
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1The Global Manager's Environment1
Ch. 1Assessing the Environment - Political, Economic, Legal, Technological1
Ch. 2Managing Interdependence: Social Responsibility and Ethics35
Pt. 2The Cultural Context of Global Management81
Ch. 3Understanding the Role of Culture81
Ch. 4Communicating Across Cultures124
Ch. 5Cross-Cultural Negotiation and Decision Making156
Pt. 3Formulating and Implementing Strategy for International and Global Operations219
Ch. 6Formulating Strategy219
Ch. 7Global Alliances and Strategy Implementation259
Glossary550
Booknotes555
Credits575
Index579

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