9780472068371

Handbook for International Management Research

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  • ISBN13:

    9780472068371

  • ISBN10:

    0472068377

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-02-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Michigan Pr
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Summary

Success in business today requires an understanding of the nature of globalization and its impact on managers. Now in a fully revised second edition, The Handbook for International Management Research provides a complete and up-to-date assessment of the field of international management. Part 1 provides a useful context and overview for the book. Part 2, "Designing Effective Research," will help readers develop effective, rigorous, and theory-based research designs for international management research, including qualitative research and experimental methods. Part 3, "Topical Issues in International Management Research," explores areas such as cross-cultural management, international alliances, human resources, and negotiations research. The conclusion to the volume considers where and how the field should progress. Intended primarily for those doing research in the field of international management, this book should also interest scholars and students of public institutions, sociology, and industrial psychology. Managers will find the book's comprehensive overview of international management to be invaluable. Its global perspective will appeal to readers around the world. Betty Jane Punnett is Professor of International Business, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. Oded Shenkar is Ford Motor Company Chair in Global Business Management, Fisher College of Business, the Ohio State University.

Table of Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION
Introduction
Betty Jane Punnett and Oded Shenkar
3(14)
PART 2 DESIGNING EFFECTIVE RESEARCH
The Essence of Performing Meaningful Comparative International Survey Research
Itzhak Harpaz
17(32)
The Need for International Qualitative Research
Lorna L. Wright
49(19)
Experimental Methods for Research on Culture and Management
Kwok Leung and Steven K. Su
68(31)
PART 3 THE ROLE OF CULTURE IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
Conceptualizing Culture: Elucidating the Streams of Research in International Cross-Cultural Management
Nakiye A. Boyacigiller, Jill Kleinberg, Margaret E. Phillips, and Sonja A. Sackmann
99(69)
Cultural Distance Revisited: Toward a More Rigorous Conceptualization and Measurement of Cultural Differences
Oded Shenkar
168(21)
The Role of Subjective Culture in Organizations: Progress and Pitfalls Twenty Years Later
Rabi S. Bhagat, Ben L. Kedia, Liliana M. Perez, and Karen South Moustafa
189(21)
PART 4 TOPICAL ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
International Alliances
Arvind Parkhe
210(29)
Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: What Have We Learned?
Asli M. Arikan
239(26)
International and Cross-Cultural Leadership Research
Peter W. Dorfman
265(91)
International Human Resource Management
Randall S. Schuler, Pawan S. Budhwar, and Gary W. Florkowski
356(59)
International Business Negotiations Research: Revisiting "Bricks, Mortar, and Prospects"
Stephen E. Weiss
415(62)
PART 5 CONCLUSION
International Management Research at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century
Betty Jane Punnett and Oded Shenkar
477(22)
PART 6 APPENDIX
Retrieving Information for International Management Research: Electronic and Print Sources
Ilgaz Arikan and Meri Meredith
499(34)
Quick Reference Guide 533(2)
Contributors 535(6)
Index 541

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