Managing Cultural Differences [NOOK Book]

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The internationl nature of modern Business means that individual and organizational success is no longer dependent solely on business acumen- our ability to understand, communicate and work with people in different countries and cultures around the world is more important thatn ever as more companies rely on their global reach to achieve the best profit and performance. For this reason, international business and cross-cultural management are key topics in undergraduate business, MBA and executive education ...
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Managing Cultural Differences

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Overview

The internationl nature of modern Business means that individual and organizational success is no longer dependent solely on business acumen- our ability to understand, communicate and work with people in different countries and cultures around the world is more important thatn ever as more companies rely on their global reach to achieve the best profit and performance. For this reason, international business and cross-cultural management are key topics in undergraduate business, MBA and executive education programs worldwide as companies and institutions prepare current and future business leaders for the global marketplace.

*This classic has been praised as "the bible of multiculturalism" (New York Times News Service)
*All demographic information fully updated, new case studies added to each chapter, CDROM with additional student resources new to this edition
*Five-hundred page on-line instructor's manual available from publisher packed with exercises, resources, graphics and ppt slides for lectures

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317975649
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/24/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 612
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Robert Moran, Ph.D., is a Professor of Global Management, Emeritus at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona, USA.

Dr. Philip R. Harris is President of Harris International, Ltd. in LaJolla, California. He is Series Editor of the Managing Cultural Differences Series and co-author of B-H books Managing Cultural Differences, Multicultural Management 2000, and Transcultural Leadership. He is on the advisory board of the European Business Review.

Sarah Moran has worked extensively in the areas of organizational and cross-cultural relations. She co-facilitated employee relations workshops with internal teams for Motorola and Intel employees to use cross-cultural management strategies to better manage global responsibilities. She has also worked with high level military nurses serving the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force regarding fiscal priorities regarding health care concerns. As a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Council with The Hartford Company she worked implementing diversity awareness strategies to improve employee productivity. As a corporate examiner with Arizona Quality Alliance, she formulated an onsite examination strategy which included an analysis of organizational performance, development and leadership. Sarah earned her Masters in Organizational and Intercultural Communications from Arizona State University. She is currently a PhD student focusing her studies on Cross Cultural Management in the Organizational Behavior research area of Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, at Montreal, Canada.

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Table of Contents

Ch 1 Global leaders and culture; Global leaders and communicationGLOBAL LEADERS AND CULTURE Chapter 2
GLOBAL LEADERS AND COMMUNICATIONS Chapter 3
GLOBAL LEADERSHIP IN NEGOTIATIONS Chapter 4
GLOBAL LEADERS AND THE CHANGING KNOWLEDGE CULTURE Chapter 5
Global Leaders Learn from Other Management Systems CHAPTER 6
WOMEN AS LEADERS IN GLOBAL BUSINESS Chapter 7
MANAGING DIVERSITY IN THE GLOBAL WORK CULTURE Chapter 8
EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE IN THE GLOBAL MARKETPLACE Chapter 9
LEADERSHIP IN CREATING CULTURAL SYNERGY Chapter 10
MANAGING TRANSITIONS AND RELOCATIONS IN THE GLOBAL WORKPLACE Chapter 11
DOING BUSINESS WITH MIDDLE EASTERNERS Chapter12
DOING BUSINESS WITH LATIN AMERICANS Chapter13
DOING BUSINESS WITH ASIANS AND AUSTRALIANS Chapter 14
DOING BUSINESS WITH EUROPEANS Chapter 15
DOING BUSINESS WITH AFRICANS Chapter 16
DOING BUSINESS WITH NORTH AMERICANS
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