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This Handbook presents a comprehensive and contemporary compendium of the field of cross-cultural management (CCM). In recognition of current trends regarding migration, political ethnocentrisms and increasing nationalism, the chapters in this volume not only cover the traditional domains of CCM such as expatriation, global (virtual) teamwork and leadership, but also examine emerging topics such as bi/multi-culturalism, migration, religion and more, all considered from a global perspective. The result is a Handbook that acknowledges and builds on a variety of research traditions (from mainstream to critical), updates existing knowledge in relation to current challenges, and sets the direction for future research and developments, making this an invaluable resource for researchers in the field, and across related areas of international business, management, and intercultural relations. Part 1: ...

The Concept of Culture in Cross-Cultural Management: Genealogical Considerations
The concept of culture in CCM: genealogical considerations
Jasmin Mahadevan
Introduction

Contemporary cross-cultural management (CCM) is a plural and interdisciplinary field, as the diversity of chapters in this volume illustrates. We can identify several CCM orientations that have been and are continuously informed by different inspirations, such as international business (IB), cultural anthropology, cross-cultural psychology, or intercultural communication (ICC) with its underlying link to linguistics. These studies share a similar concern, which positions them in CCM: broadly speaking, they investigate the relationship between (national) culture and management or organizations. The conceptualization of culture has been central to the identification of CCM as a distinctive stream of research, and culture remains a key concept ...

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