International Management Explorations Across Cultures
About the Author
Elizabeth Christopher holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales. She is both an academic and consultant for cross-cultural leadership and management teaching and training. She is Senior Associate of an international leadership training consultancy in the USA, Christopher, Smith and Associates; an Honorary Associate of Macquarie University, Sydney; and a consultant to Open Universities Australia for online teaching and learning. She presents papers at international conferences, is a reviewer for international journals and has published widely in her field.
Provides a unique cross-disciplinary approach to international management studies, relating to a general theme of international management and cultural diversity Includes a wealth of online resources for lecturers, including PowerPoint slides and teaching notes to accompany each chapter Explains and identifies the major management styles that continue to characterise people across regions, nations, communities and organisations, within groups and as individuals
Table of Contents
Chapter - 00: Introduction: The historical background to international leadership;Section - ONE: Exploring cultural differences;Chapter - 01: Industry: cultural differences in industry leadership and the effects of mass media reports;Chapter - 02: Patterns of employment: the roles of women and minorities in international business;Chapter - 03: Management of public and private sector involvement;Section - TWO: Exploring international operations and activities;Chapter - 04: International networks and alliances, structures and controls, strategies for sustainable business;Chapter - 05: Negotiations and decisions: leadership and motivation;Section - THREE: Exploring technology, learning, language and culture;Chapter - 06: Technology, the internet and dealing with change;Chapter - 07: Learning: action learning and learning organizations;Chapter - 08: Language and culture: translations, interpretations and world EngIishes;Section - FOUR: Exploring management ethics;Chapter - 09: The ethics of international business;Chapter - 10: Looking to the future
"Dr Christopher has combined a sensitive and insightful reporting of historical foundations with thoughtful analysis of current trends across the globe to deliver an invaluable set of resources of immediate and long-term benefit. The breadth of its coverage of global relations and the business and management implications of the changing international tapestry is awesome. This book is both a highly readable account of our modern world and a carefully crafted, even-handed text whose readers will be richer for making careful use of its superb resources." -- Dr Elyssebeth Leigh, Senior Research Fellow, University of Wollongong
Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
Dimensions: 24 x 17.1 x 2.4 centimetres (0.68 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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- Date Listed:02/05/2016
- Last Edited:02/05/2016
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