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In Managing Organizations Stewart Clegg, Cynthia Hardy and Walter Nord explore the major issues and debates in management and organization. The textbook addresses key topics such as leadership, decision-making and innovation in organizations alongside such themes as diversity, globalization and ecology. Students and teachers of management will find this a comprehensive and wide-ranging resource on the core issues for contemporary managers and organizations.
Chapter 12: Evolution and Revolution: From International Business to Globalization
Evolution and Revolution: From International Business to Globalization
There is a growing sense that events occurring throughout the world are converging rapidly to shape a single, integrated world where economic, social, cultural, technological, business, and other influences cross traditional borders and boundaries such as nations, national cultures, time, space, and industries with increasing ease. The resulting dissolution of traditional boundaries of every kind has blurred distinctions that once seemed clear. Business activities, for example, are conducted or shaped by enterprises outside the business sector such as nongovernmental organizations. Activities such as these blur the borders between sectors that once were more clearly defined: it is no longer so easy as it once was to call on visual or ...