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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.

From Imperialism to Globalization: Internationalization and the Management Text
From imperialism to globalization: Internationalization and the management text
Albert J.Mills and JeanHatfield

In North America the business student's first introduction to the study of management and organization is normally through a textbook. As such, the business textbook occupies an important position in the introduction of the theory of management to new generations of managers. The typical textbook introduces the student to an understanding of individual behaviour in the workplace, motivation, perception, learning, organizational power and politics, leadership, communication, decision-making, group dynamics, organizational change, organizational structure and design, and a number of other seemingly important skills and techniques of managing. On the surface such texts appear to offer useful insights into the art and science of management and ...

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