Training International Managers: Designing, Deploying and Delivering Effective Training for Multi-Cultural Groups

Training International Managers: Designing, Deploying and Delivering Effective Training for Multi-Cultural Groups

by Alan Melkman, John Trotman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0566086301

ISBN-13: 9780566086304

Pub. Date: 08/01/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Management training can be a challenge at the best of times. Alan Melkman and John Trotman have combined a variety of cultural and learning models with anecdotes and examples from thirty years experience of working with organizations and cultures in every continent. There is advice on cross-cultural issues; learning design, delivery and evaluation as well as the

Overview

Management training can be a challenge at the best of times. Alan Melkman and John Trotman have combined a variety of cultural and learning models with anecdotes and examples from thirty years experience of working with organizations and cultures in every continent. There is advice on cross-cultural issues; learning design, delivery and evaluation as well as the practical issues around the economics and administration of training international managers. The models, ideas, tools and techniques provided will reassure you that geographical distance, culture and even language need not derail your best efforts as a trainer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780566086304
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2005
Edition description:
1
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgements. Part I The Cultures of International Management Training: Introduction; A model of cultural diversity; Learning styles and training styles in a multicultural setting; The client perspective; The economics of training international managers. Part II Training Design, Development and Learning Processes: The SUCCESS structure for designing, deploying, delivering and evaluating the learning process; Surveying the background and the context; Understanding the training needs, real and perceived; Creating the training intervention and preparing the groundwork; Conducting the training of international managers; Evaluating the training intervention; Strengthening the learning of international managers; Sustaining international managers' new behaviours in the workplace. Part III Making the Training Sparkle: Organizing participants to learn from each other; Use of English with international managers; Seeking and using feedback from individuals and groups; Effective trainer behaviours; Implementing the training of international managers; Further Reading; Index; About the Authors.

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