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Management Across Cultures Challenges and Strategies

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ISBN-10: 0521734975

ISBN-13: 9780521734974

Edition: 2010

Authors: Richard M. Steers, Carlos Sanchez-Runde, Luciara Nardon

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List price: $109.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 458
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980

Richard M. Steers is Professor Emeritus of Organization and Management in the Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, USA.

Carlos J. Sanchez-Runde is Professor and Director in the Department of Managing People in Organizations at IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain.

Luciara Nardon is Assistant Professor of International Business at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, Canada.

List of exhibits
Preface
Global realities and management challenges
Globalization, change, and competitiveness
The new global realities
Challenges facing global managers
Developing global management skills
Traditional views of management
Global managers: variety of the species
Rethinking managerial roles
Rethinking managerial skills
Manager's Notebook: Developing global management skills
Culture, values, and worldviews
Culture, socialization, and normative behavior
Core cultural dimensions: a starting point
Regional trends and cultural differences
Digging deeper: cultural complexities and contradictions
Manager's Notebook: Culture, values, and worldviews
Inside the managerial mind: culture, cognition, and action
Culture, cognition, and managerial action: a model
Patterns of managerial thinking
The geography of thought
Culture and the managerial role
Management patterns across cultures
Are management patterns converging?
Manager's Notebook: Inside the managerial mind
Inside the organizational mind: stakeholders, strategies, and decision making
Stakeholders and strategic choice: a model
The strategy-structure nexus
Organizational decision making: a model
Decision strategies across cultures
Manager's Notebook: Inside the organizational mind
Organizing frameworks: a comparative assessment
Culture and organization design: a model
US corporations
Japanese kaisha and keiretsu
Chinese gong-si
German konzern
Mexican grupo
Manager's Notebook: Organizing frameworks
Communication across cultures
Eye of the beholder
Culture and communication: a model
Language, logic, and communication
Lingua franca and message comprehension
Cross-cultural communication strategies
Communication on the fly
Manager's Notebook: Communication across cultures
Leadership and global teams
The meaning of leadership
GLOBE leadership study
Culture and leadership: a model
Global teams
Working with global teams
Manager's Notebook: Leadership and global teams
Culture, work, and motivation
The world of work
Work and leisure
Culture, motivation, and work behavior: a model
Culture and the psychology of work
Incentives and rewards across cultures
Manager's Notebook: Culture, work, and motivation
Negotiation and global partnerships
Seeking common cause
Culture and negotiation: a model
The negotiation process: strategies, concessions, and contracts
Negotiation patterns across cultures
Building global partnerships
Managing global partnerships
Manager's Notebook: Negotiation and global partnerships
Managing in an imperfect world
Rules of the game
Bases of cross-cultural conflicts
Ethics, laws, and social control: a model
Ethical conflicts and challenges
Institutional conflicts and challenges
Manager's Notebook: Managing in an imperfect world
Epilogue: the journey continues
Learning from the past
Looking to the future
Models of national cultures
OECD guidelines for global managers
Index