This is the seventh edition of International ManagementBehavior, an established text for students and executivesdeveloping the knowledge, perspective and skills required forleading and managing people in global business.
This guide provides a comprehensive overview of internationalmanagement, structured around the core challenges and opportunitiesfaced by global managers. This encompasses: the role of the globalmanager, working on an individual and organizational level, andunderstanding how to manage a diverse workforce. Individualchapters address key subjects, including: the global mindset,working effectively across cultures, strategy execution, changemanagement and working in global teams. This edition has beenthoroughly updated to reflect recent developments in ethics andcorporate sustainability.
Based on over 40 years of teaching and research,International Management Behavior 7e is designed tostimulate and facilitate learning. This text combines a wealth oftheoretical knowledge with current real-world examples across arange of cultures and industry sectors. The authors focus onresearch that provides the most immediate, practical guidance formanagers, with well-chosen examples to demonstrate practicalimplementation and bring key concepts to life.
To accompany the revised and updated seventh edition ofInternational Management Behavior, updated instructorsupport material has been supplied at www.wiley.com/go/lane7e,including PowerPoint slides and teaching notes. This instructorsite has been designed in conjunction with the main text to assistthe teaching and development of global leaders.
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About the Author
Henry W. Lane is Professor of International Business andStrategy at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at NortheasternUniversity. He has written numerous books, articles and casestudies. Professor Lane received the 2009 Academy of Management,International Management Division’s Outstanding EducatorAward. He is active as a consultant and faculty member foruniversity and corporate courses around the world and has taught atbusiness schools in Canada, France, Germany, Finland, Mexico,Colombia and Peru.
Martha L. Maznevski is Professor of OrganizationalBehavior and International Management and Director of the MBAProgram, at the Institute for Management Development (IMD) inLausanne, Switzerland. Her research focuses onhigh-performing global teams and leading people in globalcomplexity. She has published many articles and books aboutcross-cultural effectiveness, global leadership, teams, and otherinternational management topics. Her teaching spans a broadrange of international organizational behavior themes, and she hasworked in Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, Australia and SouthAmerica, addressing challenges and opportunities of managing peopleglobally.
Table of Contents
Part 1 5
Chapter 1 The Global Manager 7
Part 2 31
Chapter 2 Understanding Culture: Through the Looking Glass 33
Chapter 3 Interpersonal Skills for International Management: The MBI Model for High Performance 71
Chapter 4 Managing Global Teams and Networks 97
Part 3 121
Chapter 5 Executing Global Strategy 123
Chapter 6 Talent Management: Selecting and Developing Global Managers 169
Chapter 7 Managing Change in Global Organizations 191Part 4 215
Chapter 8 Competing with Integrity in Global Business: Personal Integrity 217
Chapter 9 Competing with Integrity in Global Business: Corporate Sustainability 255