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For courses in international business, international management, and general management.
International Business is conducted around the globe across cultures, languages, traditions, and a range of economic, political, and technological landscapes. International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures examines the challenges to the manager’s role associated with adaptive leadership and thoroughly prepares readers for the complicated yet fascinating discipline of international and global management.
No matter the size, companies operating overseas are faced with distinct scenarios. In order to be successful, they must accurately assess the components that shape their strategies, operations and overall function. The Ninth Edition trains readers and practicing managers for careers in this evolving global environment by exposing them to effective strategic, interpersonal, and organizational skills, while focusing on sustainability.
PART I: The Global Manager’s Environment
1. Assessing the Environment: Political, Economic, Legal, Technological
2. Managing Interdependence: Social Responsibility, Ethics, Sustainability
PART II: The Cultural Context of Global Management
3. Understanding the Role of Culture
4. Communicating Across Cultures
5. Cross-Cultural Negotiation and Decision Making
PART III: Formulating and Implementing Strategy for International and Global Operations
6. Formulating Strategy
7. Implementing Strategy: Strategic Alliances, Small Businesses, Emerging Economy Firms
8. Organization Structure and Control Systems
PART IV: Global Human Resources Management
9. Staffing, Training, and Compensation for Global Operations
10. Developing a Global Management Cadre
11. Motivating and Leading