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Managing Internationally

Managing Internationally - 08 edition

Managing Internationally - 08 edition

ISBN13: 9781412936903

ISBN10: 141293690X

Managing Internationally by NA - ISBN 9781412936903
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
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Managing Internationally by NA - ISBN 9781412936903

ISBN13: 9781412936903

ISBN10: 141293690X

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 08
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Summary

Managing Internationally: Succeeding in a Culturally Diverse World portrays the difficulties of managing enterprises that cross national borders. This text explores the theoretical and practical aspects of managing international business operations and deals with multi-cultural and global issues of business expansion beyond the domestic market. By combining cultural and functional perspectives, author Kamal Fatehi weaves a colorful tapestry of successful business practices with the intricacy of cultural diversity. Key Features�� Provides a better understanding of existing international management knowledge: The book traces this knowledge back to its origins to reinforce the scope and importance of international business and international management. Offers a cross-cultural perspective within a functional framework: The author underlines the effectiveness of different concepts for various functions of management when applied in diverse environments. Presents cutting edge topics: Concepts and ideas unique to this book include an entire chapter devoted to Information Systems, a chapter on legal issues, and a unique perspective on control in international business transactions. Includes engaging vignettes: Each chapter begins with a short story related to the content that is interesting and often amusing. Provides sufficient visual aids: Charts, graphs, tables, and boxed material cover specific issues that can be used as a starting point for discussion of chapter material. Instructor's Resources!�� An instructor's resource CD is available to qualified adopters of this text. Intended Audience�� This is an excellent text for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in international management such as International Management, Global Management, Multinational Management, or Transnational Management. It is also a valuable resource for practicing managers to gain a competitive advantage in the global market.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction 1. Introduction: the Management of International Business The Changing Profile of the Global Business Environment The Imperatives of Globalization of Business Types of International Business Operations International Business and International Management Major Elements of Managing International Business 2. Socio-Ethical Issues and International Management Social Responsibility and MNCs Problem Areas Concerns of Developing Countries Globalization Backlash Supranational Organizations What's Next? Case 1: Construction Dilemma Case 2: Vodka Blues Case 3: Yahoo vs. Survivors of the Holocaust Case 4: Union Carbide, Bhopal Case 5: Footwear International

Part II: Culture and Behavior 3. International Management and the Cultural Context Introduction Cultural Framework Cultural Aspects of Management Corporate Culture 4. International Communication and Negotiation International Communication Macro and Micro International Communication Classic Communication Model International Verbal Communication Cultural Differences in Nonverbal Communication Communication Competence Dos and Don'ts of Communication with Foreigners International Negotiation The American Negotiation Style 5. Managerial Leadership and Motivation in an International Context The Shortcomings of Leadership Theories Managerial Leadership in Europe Managerial Leadership in Japan versus the U.S. Leadership Summary Motivation and Culture Cultural Influence on Motivation Applicability of Major Motivation Theories Motivation and Japanese Employees Global Trends and Motivation Case 6: Kiwi Samuri: Secure Fit Case 7: Frank Davis Comes to Madagascar Case 8: Culture Clash: Don't Buyouts Always Make Sense Case 9: Bill Keane Case 10: Alternative Dispute Resolution Case 11: Leasing Cargo Space in Granada

Part III: Strategy and Operations 6. International Environment and Strategy Cultural Aspects of Strategy International Environmental Forces Generic MNC Strategies Industry Characteristics and Strategy 7. Legal Issues and International Management Cultural Heritage and Business Law National Sovereignty International Implications of Legal Issues MNC Operational Disputes 8. Organization of Multinational Operations Definiion and Functions of Organizing The Organization of Multinationals Factors Influencing MNC Structure Development of International Corporate Structure 9. Control of International Operations Purpose and Functions of the Control Process Control Mechanisms Control Approaches Cultural Aspects of MNC Control Evolution of MNC Coordination and Control Additional Control Problems of MNCs Ownership and Host Government Involvement 10. International Information Systems Management Computer Based Information Systems Information Architecture Ramifications of Internationalization for the Information Systems Function Building a Global Information System Case 12: Daimler-Chrysler Merger Case 13: Vinhdat Company Case 14: Langle International Growers, Inc.: Managing a Small Business Case 15: Global Multi-Products Chile Case 16: Enron in India Case