International Management

Theories & Practices

Edited By Monir Tayeb
Pearson Education Limited
June 2003
ISBN: 0-273-65127-7
347 Pages, Illustrated, 7 1/2" x 9 3/4"
$72.50 paper original

This book provides a thorough introduction to the complexities of international management from a cultural perspective. It examines the influence of culture at all levels of an organization, from strategic planning and managing expatriate employees, to negotiating with people from different countries and international business ethics. The book also discusses the significant role of the major non-cultural factors that managers of international and global companies have to consider in all their strategic and operative decisions and activities. It has a truly global outlook reflected in the varied national and cultural origins of the contributors as well as the topics and practical examples covered. Features and Benefits include: Coverage of both theoretical and practical issues, Treatment of topics and cases which takes account of multiple cultural realities and perspectives, A new framework that moves away from the 'planning, organizing, leading, controlling' model to reflect new organizational realities such as empowerment and flexibility, Presentation of the subject in a clear and student-friendly style, Coverage of recent developments such as the impact of E-commerce and management in the Arab world and Islamic cultures, Detailed examination of the management of external relationships, such as customers, suppliers and governments, and also internal relationships, such as HRM and expatriate managers, and Supplement download site including an Instructor's manual, additional case studies and links to useful data sites.

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