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Examining the relationship of national-cultural differences to ethical behavior, Ethical Dimensions of International Management helps the reader begin to understand the subtleties and nuances of ethical practices across nations. This innovative work uses short vignettes to illustrate each of its points while comparing and analyzing the primary influences on ethical behavior such as parenting, education, law, organizational cultures, and human resources management. Special features of the book include an extensive review and summary of relevant research literature, exhaustive coverage of a variety of different nationalities and cultures, and a direct comparison between Japan and the United States. Each chapter begins with several short cases and ends with helpful discussion questions. The book concludes with an analysis of the degree to which ethical systems of different nations may converge or diverge in coming years. Students and professionals in organizational studies, ethics, and international management will appreciate the unique viewpoint Ethical Dimensions of International Management presents. The pedagogical aids within the volume will spark discussion and debate.

Comparing Managerial Ethical Practices and Propensities Across Nations
Comparing managerial ethical practices and propensities across nations

United States Expels Japanese Bank From the Country

The Federal Reserve Board in the United States has given Japan's Daiwa Bank Ltd. 90 days to leave the country. The bank was accused of concealing false records of more than $1 billion in trading losses. Supposedly, the bank's top managers in the United States and in Japan not only helped to conceal these and other losses from U.S. bank regulators but also lied to the Federal Reserve about organizational structural changes. The case illustrates the problem that nations have in managing foreign firms within their borders whose ways of doing business are different from those in the host country.

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