The Blackwell Handbook of Global Management: A Guide to Managing Complexity

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  • Copyright: 2009-02-01
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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This book provides an overview of current approaches and research in the field of international organizations with a focus on implementation issues in a globalized context. Written by a team of recognized leaders in the field, associated with the growing and influential International Organizations Network (ION). Covers topical issues such as managing virtual teams and globalization. Makes a cohesive statement about the field of international organizations. Is written with a focus on implementation issues. Offers a solid contribution to the closing of the gap between researchers and practitioners.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List on the Contributors
Introducing ION: The International Organization Network
How ION Works
Blackwell Handbook of Global Management: A Guide to Managing Global Complexity: The Process
Introduction: Understanding People and Context
Globalization: Hercules Meets Buddha
People in Global Organizations: Culture, Personality and Social
Dynamics - Mary Yoko Brannen, Carolina Gomez, Mark F. Peterson, Laurence Romani, Lilach Sagiv
Global Competencies
Global Competencies: An Introduction
The Crucial Yet Illusive Global Mindset
Interpersonal Skills
Mindful Communication
Creating and Building Trust
The System Level Skills of Gobal Competency
Boundary Spanning
Building Community Through Change
Ethical Decision-Making
Teaming and Leading
Leading in a Global Context: Vision in Complexity
Designing and Forming Global Teams
Effective Team Processes for Global Teams
Performance Management in Global Teams
Executing Strategic Initiatives Globally
Managing Knowledge in Global Organizations
External Sourcing of Knowledge in the International Firm
Seeking Global Advantage With Information Management and Information Technology Capabilities
Global Account Management: New Structures, New Tasks
Barriers and Bonds to Knowledge Transfer in Global Alliances and Mergers
Managing Complexity in the Global Innovation Process: A Networks and Social Capital Solution
Special Issues in Developing and Transitioning Economies
The Developing World: Towards a Managerial Understanding
Leadership and Teamwork in the Developing Country Context
Gaining Legitimacy: ManagementĘs Challenge in Developing and Transitioning Economies
Management in Action in Developing Economies
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