Managing Across Cultures: Insights from Fiction and Practice / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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The diversity of cultures and business practices throughout the world can pose serious obstacles to business success if not well understood. Managing Across Cultures provides cultural and managerial insights using a collection of business articles and short stories. The business articles provide practical guidelines and concrete examples, while the stories convey cultural subtleties and shades of meaning. Selections represent a variety of countries and business situations, as well as humorous and serious topics.
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About the Author
Sheila Puffer is Associate Professor in the College of Business Administration at Northeastern University, USA.
Table of Contents
Part I: Making Sense of the Cross-Cultural Experience:.
1. Initial Confusion.
2. Learning the Language.
3. Family Adjustment to a New Culture.
5. Managerial Insights.
Part II: Managing Within Different Cultures:.
6. The Meaning of Work and Personal Values.
7. Power and Authority.
8. Status and Hierarchy.
9. Managerial Insights.
Part III: Managing Globally Across Cultures:.
11. Cultures in Contact, Cultures in Change.
12. Managerial Insights.