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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 2: The Meaning and Importance of Managing Across Cultures
The Meaning and Importance of Managing Across Cultures
Emergence of Managing Across Cultures
Since the 1980s managing across cultures has emerged as a significant field of academic research and study. Its emergence is the result of a number of ‘triggers' and ‘drivers'. The triggers are those factors and events that raised the alarm about the importance of understanding cultural differences when operating in different countries; the drivers are those factors ...