This popular and highly successful text has now been thoroughly updated and extended to cover the latest developments in international management.
- A thoroughly updated and extended edition of this highly successful introduction to international management.
- An instructive combination of text, readings and case studies.
- Helps students develop the knowledge, perspective and skills they need in order to conduct global business successfully.
- Focuses on the global execution of strategy and working with people from other cultures.
- Features a field-tested framework for improving cross-cultural dynamics.
- Reflects new thinking on regional cultures, the global mindset, network organizations, Asian values, global business ethics, and sensemaking.
- Approximately half the cases have been replaced with more current material, such as Enron, NES China, House of Prince, and Yahoo.
This book will be supported by online lecturer resources, including powerpoint slides, cases and teaching notes, sample syllabi, and supplementary cases.
Supplementary material for the fifth edition can be found at www.blackwellpublishing.com/lane
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About the Author
Henry W. Lane is the Darla and Frederick Brodsky Trustee Professor in International Business and Director of the Institute for Global Innovation Management at Northeastern University. He has written numerous books, articles and case studies and has taught in France, Germany, Finland and Mexico.
Joseph J. DiStefano is a Professor at the International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, and Professor Emeritus at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. He recently spent three years setting up UWO's first off-shore operations in Hong Kong.
Martha L. Maznevski is Professor of International Management and Organizational Behavior at the International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne.
Table of Contents
List of contributors.
Foreword by Nancy J. Adler.
Introduction: Global Mindset and Culture.
About this Book.
Part 1: Intercultural Effectiveness in Global Management.
1. Cultural Constraints in Management Theories.
2. Table, Figures 5, 6, 7 and Exhibit 2.
3. Beyond Sophisticated Stereotyping: Cultural Sensemaking in Context.
1. David Shorter.
2. Bob Chen.
3. Johannes van den Bosch Sends an Email.
4. Japanese American Seating (A).
5. Footwear International.
6. Hazelton International.
7. An International Project Manager’s Day.
Part 2: Implementing Strategy, Structure and Systems.
4. Building Organizations Around the Global Customer.
5. The Design and Management of International Joint Ventures.
6. Can We Send Her There? Maximizing the Success of Western Women on Global Assignments”,.
7. Serving Two Masters: Managing the Dual Allegiance of Expatriate Employees.
8. Adapting to a Boundaryless World: A Developmental Expatriate Model.
1. Monsanto Europe (A).
2. Vodafone: Building a Global Organization.
3. Five Star Beer.
4. Moscow Aerostar.
5. Ellen Moore (A): Living and Working in Korea.
6. Leo Burnett Co. Ltd..
7. Global Multi-products Chile.
8. Schneider Global Account Management.
9. Marconi Telecommunications Mexico.
10. Blue Ridge Spain.
Part 3: Competing with Integrity in Global Business.
1 Coping with Corruption in Foreign Markets.
2. Bribery in International Business: Whose Problem Is It?.
3. Moral Person and Moral Manager: How Executives Develop a Reputation for Ethical Leadership.
4. In Search of the Moral Manager.
1. NES China (A).
2. Yahoo! vs the Survivors of the Holocaust.
3. Valley Farms International (A).
4. Enron, What Happened?.
5. House of Prince (A).
5. House of Prince (B).
6. Building Products International (A).