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The scholarship of management teaching and learning has established itself as a field in its own right, and this benchmark Handbook is the first to provide an account of the discipline. Original chapters from leading international academics identify the key issues and map out where the discipline is going. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and critical overview of the given topic area, highlights current debate, and reviews the emerging research agenda.

Rethinking the Role of Management Development in Preparing Global Business Leaders
Rethinking the role of management development in preparing global business leaders
Abstract

As today's business environment becomes increasingly global, experts have advocated that managers cultivate a global mindset. A global mindset is the ability to analyze problems and reach conclusions that are independent from the assumptions of a single country, culture, or context and to implement solutions appropriately in different countries, cultures, and contexts. Whereas in the past, managers needed to grasp the particularities of a country or culture before doing business, today's rapidly changing, multicultural business environment often requires managers to interact with multiple cultures with little time to immerse themselves in the foreign context. For this reason, we argue that traditional immersion methods of ...

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