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This book re-examines management theory ‘after Globalization’. Combining key names and studies from across the world, it explores the local realities that resist universal theories and that permeate the daily lives of practising managers.

The book provides a comprehensive and critical reflection on the widely documented phenomenon of globalization in business. It assesses the implications of the diversity of individual economies and enterprises for general theories of management and concludes by presenting new approaches to the study and research of management and organizations.

The Global Management of Professional Services: The Example of Accounting
The global management of professional services: The example of accounting
RoystonGreenwood, TeresaRose, John L.Brown, David J.Cooper and BobHinings

Despite the antiquity of the international corporation ‘surprisingly little academic research has focused on this complex and fast-changing field until recently’ (Bartlett et al., 1990: 1). There is a particular shortage of empirical studies, partly because of the late interest shown in the operations of these corporations and partly their sheer complexity and geographical extension across space make access difficult. Most available studies suffer one or more of three shortcomings. First, the overwhelming majority are of manufacturing enterprises (e.g., Porter, 1986; Bartlett and Ghoshal, 1989; Johansson and Yip, 1994). And, although the differences between goods-production and service provision are ...

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