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The Blackwell Handbook of Cross-Cultural Management (Handbooks in Management) (Hardcover)
by Martin J. Gannon (Editor), Karen L. Newman (Editor)

Hardcover: 509 pages 
Publisher: Blackwell Business (July, 2001) 
Language: English 
ISBN: 0631214305 
Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 6.9 x 1.4 inches

About the Book

This is the first handbook to provide an overview of the major research perspectives in cross-cultural management and to look at how they can be applied to real-world situations. The volume is distinctive in bringing together perspectives previously considered independently, placing the work of management experts alongside contributions from leading cross-cultural psychologists, sociologists and economists. The editors have consciously selected cutting-edge contributors from a variety of countries.

The structure of the handbook reflects a systems feedback model of management. Beginning with the influence of national cultures on managerial and employee behaviour, the volume goes on to cover strategy, structure, human resources, motivation, rewards and leadership behaviour, interpersonal processes, and corporate culture and values. This allows the reader to see the issues within a dynamic and systematic context. The relationships between the chapters are elucidated by commentary from the editors.

This authoritative volume will be welcomed by managers, researchers and students seeking insight into cross-cultural issues and problems in and across organisations.

About the Author

Martin J. Gannon is Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Global Business, Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland at College Park. He has authored or co-authored 13 books including Managing without Traditional Methods: International Innovations in Human Resource Management (1996), Ethical Dimensions of International Management (1997), Dynamics of Competitive Strategy (1992) and Understanding Global Cultures (2001).

Karen L. Newman is Dean of the School of the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond. She is the co-author of Managing Radical Organizational Change (1998).

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