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Managing Across Cultures introduces the concepts, policies and practices of managing resources in different socio-economic, political and cultural contexts.
This book is structured on a country-by-country basis to allow a closer and more rigorous examination of the factors that influence labor market trends, organization and employment policies and practices in specific countries.
Includes dedicated chapters on emerging economies in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America; Provides an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings and the practical implications of different national approaches to management in a clear and coherent style; Packed with case studies and examples from a wide range of geographical contexts; Learning features include: learning objectives, tasks, summaries, further reading and revision questions
This is a key text for Cross-Cultural/International Management, International HRM and International ...
Chapter 1: Why Study Managing Across Cultures?
Why Study Managing Across Cultures?
Why Study the Subject of Managing Across Cultures?
Managing across cultures is not a new phenomenon, but it is more important now than ever before. For centuries, travellers, traders, explorers, conquerors, colonizers, knowledge seekers (students and scholars), job seekers and asylum seekers, and employees and/or managers of international organizations have travelled across borders and have had to come to terms with the demands of living in different societies and experiencing new cultures. They had to manage themselves and manage ...