International Management

Author: Helen Deresky
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134379722
Release Date: 2016-01-15
Genre: Business & Economics

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in international business, international management, and general management. International Business is conducted around the globe across cultures, languages, traditions, and a range of economic, political, and technological landscapes. International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures examines the challenges to the manager’s role associated with adaptive leadership and thoroughly prepares readers for the complicated yet fascinating discipline of international and global management. No matter the size, companies operating overseas are faced with distinct scenarios. In order to be successful, they must accurately assess the components that shape their strategies, operations and overall function. The Ninth Edition trains readers and practicing managers for careers in this evolving global environment by exposing them to effective strategic, interpersonal, and organizational skills, while focusing on sustainability.

International Management

Author: Helen Deresky
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0134376048
Release Date: 2016-01-05
Genre: Industrial management

Directed primarily toward undergraduate and graduate International Business or General Management majors, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals. International Management explores the manager's role within the dynamic global environment of business management by exploring the political, legal, technological, competitive, and cultural factors that shape corporations worldwide.

International Management Managing Across Borders and Cultures Text and Cases Global Edition

Author: Helen Deresky
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292153544
Release Date: 2016-05-23
Genre: Business & Economics

For courses in international business, international management, and general management. Management Around the World: Business Strategies and Interpersonal Skills International Business is conducted around the globe across cultures, languages, traditions, and a range of economic, political, and technological landscapes. International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures examines the challenges to the manager’s role associated with adaptive leadership and thoroughly prepares students for the complicated yet fascinating discipline of international and global management. No matter the size, companies operating overseas are faced with distinct scenarios. In order to be successful, they must accurately assess the components that shape their strategies, operations and overall function. The Ninth Edition trains students and practicing managers for careers in this evolving global environment by exposing them to effective strategic, interpersonal, and organizational skills, while focusing on sustainability.

Transnational Management

Author: Christopher A. Bartlett
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108527446
Release Date: 2018-03-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Transnational Management provides an integrated conceptual framework to guide students and instructors through the challenges facing today's multinational enterprises. Through text narrative and cases, the authors skilfully examine the development of strategy, organizational capabilities, and management roles and responsibilities for operating in the global economy. The key concepts are developed in eight chapters that are supplemented by carefully selected practical case studies from world-leading case writers. All chapters have been revised and updated for this eighth edition to reflect the latest thinking in transnational management while retaining the book's strong integrated conceptual framework. Ten new cases have been added, and four others updated. A full range of online support materials are available, including detailed case teaching notes, almost 200 PowerPoint slides, and a test bank. Suitable for MBA, executive education and senior undergraduate students studying international management, international business or global strategy courses, Transnational Management offers a uniquely global perspective on the subject.

Essentials of Business Research Methods

Author: Joseph F. Hair
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765630650
Release Date: 2015-05-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Managers increasingly must make decisions based on almost unlimited information. How can they navigate and organize this vast amount of data? Essentials of Business Research Methods provides research techniques for people who aren't data analysts. The authors offer a straightforward, hands-on approach to the vital managerial process of gathering and using data to make clear business decisions. They include such critical topics as the increasing role of online research, ethical issues, data mining, customer relationship management, and how to conduct information-gathering activities more effectively in a rapidly changing business environment. This is the only such book that includes a chapter on qualitative data analysis, and the coverage of quantitative data analysis is more extensive and much easier to understand than in other works. The book features a realistic continuing case throughout the text that enables students to see how business research information is used in the real world. It includes applied research examples in all chapters, as well as Ethical Dilemma mini - cases, and interactive Internet applications and exercises.

Managing Across Borders

Author: Christopher A. Bartlett
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1578517079
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics

With deregulation, privatization, and information technology transforming competition, the transnational model continually evolves. In a timely response to this dynamically changing business world, Bartlett and Ghoshal revisit their breakthrough concepts, updating the material with fresh examples drawn from today's leading global enterprises. The second edition of Managing Across Borders builds on the authors' ongoing exploration of the transnational, with their current research extending and illuminating the findings of their earlier work. An entirely new section, "The Transformation Challenge," focuses on how several companies have implemented the book's concepts. We see firsthand the obstacles and opportunities to building an effective transnational organization. This new edition also includes an application handbook, a highly practical tool that helps readers translate the book's ideas into real-world action plans for their companies.

Global Management

Author: Helen Deresky
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0130619647
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

This book addresses the actual management functions and behaviors necessary to develop global vision and management skills at both an organizational—strategic(macro) level, and the interpersonal (micro) level. This book places the executive or reader in the role of a manager of any nationality, encouraging the reader to take a truly global perspective in dealing with dynamic management issues in both foreign and diverse host environments. Throughout, the book emphasizes how the variable of culture interacts with other national and international factors to affect managerial processes and behaviors. In addition, the growing competitive influence of technology is emphasized, with boxes featuring the use of e-business for global competitive strategic positioning. A four-part organization covers the global manager's environment, the cultural context of global management, formulating and implementing strategy for international and global operations, and global human resources management. For executives trying to improve their global vision and management skills in order to better themselves and the various organizations for which they work.

International Management Managing Cultural Diversity

Author: Helen Deresky
Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU
ISBN: 9781442558502
Release Date: 2015-05-20
Genre: Business & Economics

International Management: Managing Cultural Diversity International Management explores the dynamic global environment of business management by examining the political, legal, technological, competitive, and cultural factors that shape corporations worldwide. With its hallmark clear and concise approach, International Management places fundamental management theories in an international context. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the practices, cultural skills and sensitivities needed to operate successfully in a wide range of cross-national situations. The second Australian edition of International Management focuses on the expanding economics of Australasia, China, India and their increasing trade amongst themselves, the European Union and the Americas. International Management 2nd edition incorporates up-to-date research, increased coverage of ethics, a wide range of case studies and examines recent trends affecting international business managers in today’s hypercompetitive global environment. International Management is suitable for undergraduate and post graduate students majoring in international business, general management or cross cultural studies.

New Venture Management

Author: Donald F. Kuratko
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781315458038
Release Date: 2017-07-06
Genre: Business & Economics

This book offers students a comprehensive, accessible guide to launching and managing a new venture. Beginning with the planning process and continuing to marketing, financing, and growth, it gives students the insights and practical skills they need to be successful entrepreneurs. This edition’s structure aligns more logically with the venture’s lifecycle, so the reader is equipped to develop a strong business model. The authors combine updated planning exercises, end-of-chapter consultation questions, and a sample business plan with new material, including: a new chapter on ideation, the Business Model Canvas, and lean start-up that covers the latest methodology in idea generation and opportunity recognition to provide a tool for developing a business concept; a new chapter on the various pathways for creating a new venture, including setting up an online venture as well as managing the day-to-day aspects of running a business; a revised chapter on start-up capital and crowdfunding that helps students raise capital through social media; a revised chapter on managing growth through HR planning, helping students to navigate growth on a global level successfully and ethically. Students in entrepreneurship and new venture management classes will find New Venture Management a valuable resource. A companion website features an instructor’s manual, test bank, PowerPoint slides, and further resources to aid instructors and students in applying their knowledge.

Bridging the Culture Gap

Author: Canning
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749454975
Release Date: 2008-07-03
Genre: Business & Economics

As globalization continues to gathers momentum, the contact between business people from other countries is becoming more and more frequent. The more national boundaries a company crosses, the greater the scope for misunderstanding and conflict. To succeed internationally, it is essential to be able to break the barriers of culture, language and set patterns of thinking. The second edition of Bridging the Culture Gap, written by two of Canning's most experienced trainers, is a distillation of many years' work and is based on the real-life business situations of their international clients. You'll find out how to interpret the party line, communicate with style, get your message across, be sensitive to other cultures, and ultimately, win the deal. This fully updated new edition also includes a new chapter on making yourself understood in English. Packed with fascinating cases, cultural awareness scales, communication style tests and practical tips, this lively guide will help anyone - of any nationality - to become a better communicator. Whether you're planning to give a presentation to a cross-cultural group or about to negotiate with an overseas client, Bridging the Culture Gap will ensure that your cultural awareness antennae are well tuned.

International Business Law

Author: John H. Willes
Publisher: Irwin Professional Pub
ISBN: STANFORD:36105063669910
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Business & Economics

"International Business Law" provides a unique and compelling picture of. todays global sociocultural environment and its comparative legal systems.. From logistics to intellectual property, current topics are examined through. articles from "BusinessWeek" and other periodicals. Boxes provide accessible, . practical, and often counterintuitive advice regarding the hands-on legal. mechanics of conducting international business..

Managing Diversity in Organizations

Author: María Triana
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317423676
Release Date: 2017-03-31
Genre: Business & Economics

This book equips students with a thorough understanding of the advantages and challenges presented by workplace diversity, suggesting techniques to manage diversity effectively and maximize its benefits. Readers will learn to work with diverse groups to create a productive organization in which everyone feels included. The author offers a comprehensive survey of demographic groups and an analysis of their history, allowing students to develop a deep understanding of the dimensions of diversity. From this foundation, students are taught to manage diversity effectively on the basis of race, sex, LGBTQIA, religion, age, ability, national origin, and intersectionality in organizations and to understand the issues various groups face, including discrimination. Opening with current case studies and discussion questions to enhance comprehension, the chapters provide practical insight into subconscious/implicit bias, team diversity, and diversity management in the United States and abroad. "Global View" examples further highlight how diversity management unfolds around the world. Offering a fresh look at workplace diversity, this book will serve students of diversity, human resource management, and organizational studies. A companion website featuring an instructor’s manual, PowerPoint slides, and test banks provides additional support for students and instructors.

Strategic International Management

Author: Dirk Morschett
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783658078843
Release Date: 2015-01-27
Genre: Business & Economics

A compact overview of the most relevant concepts and developments in International Management. The various strategy concepts of internationally active companies and their implementation in practice are the core of this book. The authors describe the particularities of international value chain activities and management functions and offer a thorough understanding of how Production & Sourcing, Research & Development, Marketing, Human Resource Management and Controlling have to be designed in an international company and what models are available to understand those activities in an international context. In 23 lessons, a comprehensive overview of all key issues is given. Each lesson is accompanied by a case study from an international company to facilitate the understanding of all important factors involved in strategic international management. In this third edition, all chapters have been updated, all case studies revised, new chapters and recent data were integrated.

International Business Law and Its Environment

Author: Richard Schaffer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337645645
Release Date: 2017-10-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Today, no business is purely domestic. Even the smallest local firms are affected by global competition and world events. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW AND ITS ENVIRONMENT, 10E provides complete, inviting coverage of the legal implications and ramifications of doing business internationally. Readers examine the cultural, political, economic, and ethical issues that today’s global business managers face. With a focus on trade, the licensing of intellectual property, and foreign direct investment, this edition examines the three major forms of doing business in a foreign country. Real examples, precedent-setting cases, managerial implications, and ethical considerations further emphasize key principles. From the legal relationship between parties in an international business transaction to managing risk to the special challenges of conducting business in emerging economies, readers review the most common practices and critical issues in global business law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Global Strategic Management

Author: Philippe Lasserre
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137584601
Release Date: 2017-11-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Thoroughly revised and updated, this fourth edition of Lasserre’s popular textbook is a user-friendly introduction to planning and making decisions for businesses on a global scale. It features numerous case studies and examples of established international companies and of SMEs looking to grow their international presence. Global Strategic Management blends academic rigour and a practical approach to provide a comprehensive guide to understanding strategic management in a global environment. Written by a world-renowned professor of strategy and international business from one of the world’s leading business schools, this new edition confirms Global Strategic Management as one of the most accessible, engaging texts on the market, one which students find easy to learn from and actually enjoy reading. This fully-updated fourth edition includes: • New and expanded coverage of BRICs, ‘born global’ firms, Corporate Social Responsibility and the underground econo my • More on e-business and the role of the internet in global business • A brand new video feature with business leaders explaining the practical implications and implementation of issues covered in the text • Genuinely global in scope and approach: over 40 mini-cases and examples cover emerging economies in Africa, Latin America and the Far East as well as established firms worldwide • Perfect balance between theory and the real world of business: numerous up-to-date examples that illustrate principles and support learning throughout The strong pedagogical framework from the previous edition remains, including: - Learning objectives - Mini cases, with questions, and shorter examples - Summary and key points - Learning assignments - Key words – with an end-of-book glossary - Web resources – providing links to useful websites - References and further reading Please visit the companion website at : www.palgravehighered.com/lasserre-gsm-4e for online resources including self-assessment questions, mini-case questions, PowerPoint presentations, and useful weblinks, as well as new video interviews with leading business people across the world. Philippe Lasserre is Emeritus Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. He is an established authority in the field of international business and strategy, with over forty years’ experience in teaching, research and consulting in strategic management and international business. He has authored many books in these areas, and has held visiting professorships in Singapore, China, the US and Australia.