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 Business courses at both advanced undergraduate and graduate level.
Part I: Introduction
- Chapter 1: Why Study Managing Across Cultures?
- Chapter 2: The Meaning and Importance of Managing Across Cultures
- Chapter 3: Contexts and the Cultural Dilemma of Managing Across Cultures
- Part I Case Study: Bob Over the Globe – Chevron and Saudi Aramco
Part II: Managing in Anglo-Saxon Countries
- Chapter 4: The US and Canada
- Chapter 5: The UK and Ireland
- Chapter 6: Australia and New Zealand
- Part II Case Study: 9/11 – The Effects and Organizational Response
Part III: Managing in South-East Asian Countries
- Chapter 7: Japan and South Korea
- Chapter 8: China and Hong Kong
- Chapter 9: Indonesia and Malaysia
- Part III Case Study: The 1997 Asian Financial Crisis
Part IV: Managing in Western European Countries
- Chapter 10: Belgium and France
- Chapter 11: Germany and the Netherlands
- Chapter 12: Denmark, Norway and Sweden
- Chapter 13: Greece, Italy and Spain
- Part IV Case Study: EU Enlargement and Its Implications for Work and Employment
Part V: Managing in Developing Countries
- Chapter 14: African Countries
- Chapter 15: Arab Countries
- Chapter 16: India
- Chapter 17: Central and Eastern Europe
- Chapter 18: South America
- Part V Case Study: Making Poverty History
Part VI: Conclusion