The use of comparisons to explain, analyze and understand social and economic phenomena is recognized as a valuable social science tool. This textbook deals with the differences in management and organization between nations and their effects on multinational enterprises.
In comparing management practice across the world, the authors cover themes such as national cultures, diversity and globalization. Students are guided through the key business disciplines, providing a broad introduction to the field and including truly global coverage.
With student and instructor friendly resources such as chapter summaries, mini-case scenarios, larger case studies and power-point slides, this book is core reading for students of international business and international management.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Arndt Sorge is Professor at Social Science Research Center Berlin, Germany
Niels Noorderhaven is Professor at Tilburg University, Netherlands
Carla Koen is Professor at TIAS School for Business and Society, Netherlands
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to the Approaches in Comparative International Management 2.National Cultures and Management – The Etic Perspective 3. National Cultures and Management – The Emic Perspective 4. Institutional Diversity and Management 5. Managing Resources: Human resource management (Ayse Saka-Helmhout) 6. Comparative Corporate Governance (Ilir Haxhi) 7. Managing Resources: Operations management 8. Managing Resources: A national innovation system 9. Multinational Corporations: Structural, cultural and strategic issues 10. Networks and Clusters of Economic Activity (Sjoerd Beugelsdijk) 11. Interdependencies, Harmonization and Societal Specificity 12. Integrative Case: Airlines – A global Industry and exemplary enterprises