HRD in the Age of Globalization: A Practical Guide To Workplace Learning In The Third Millennium
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The pro- and anti-globalization forces may be logically at odds, but there's little dispute on the inevitability of globalization's forward march. And as Michael Marquardt, Nancy Berger, and Peter Loan explain, the real issue is not stopping or promoting globalization, but rather how to minimize the negative effects of globalization and leverage its powerful, positive effects. Human Resource Development will play a key role in determining this transformation.

Opportunities and Challenges of Workplace Diversity

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Directed primarily toward undergraduate business majors, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals.Opportunities and Challenges of Workplace Diversity teaches readers to uncover and understand the complexities of managing diversity through a unique dialogue of opportunity.Encourages readers to develop a set of skills they will need when managing diversity in their careers.

Global Leadership: Research, Practice, and Development

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This text focuses on leading across cultural, economic, social, national, and political boundaries simultaneously. Global Leadership presents the field’s latest studies and practices in a succinct and engaging style that helps scholars, managers, and students grasp the complexities of being a global leader.Users of previous editions will notice that the book has been restructured into five new parts to provide a better conceptual flow.

Cultural Intelligence: The Art of Leading Cultural Complexity

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Introducing a way of thinking about culture as a dynamic and socially constructed phenomenon rather than a fixed set of rules, this guidebook provides a complete introduction to Cultural Intelligence—a progressive approach to thinking about cultural diversity in the modern workplace. Ideal for leaders and specialists who have a commitment to bridging and benefiting from differences, and who are looking for alternatives to the traditional cultural concepts, this work provides four themed chapters each of which provides an in-depth discussion of one cultural field.

Remapping Knowledge: Intercultural Studies for a Global Age

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The growing interdependence of the local and the global demand innovative approaches to human development. Such approaches, the author argues, ought to be based on the emerging ethics of global intelligence, defined as the ability to understand, respond to, and work toward what will benefit all human beings and will support and enrich all life on this planet.. In this book, the author elaborates the basic principles of a new field of intercultural studies, oriented toward global intelligence. He proposes concrete research and educational programs that would help create intercultural learning environments designed to stimulate sustainable human development throughout the world.

Assessment of Cross Cultural Competence in Multinational Organisations

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An organization can aptly strengthen its bottom line by tapping into its employees’ various cultural dispensations. An organization’s human resource is very important as it comprises the combined contributions in the form of efforts, skills or capabilities of the people it employs. In order to manage the wide variety of people working in an organization in the complex business world of today, it has become necessary to apply practical systems of managing people. This book is an attempt to provide an insight into the various elements that constitute cross cultural competencies in multinational organisations.

Determining Strategies For Cross-cultural Training- India Based MNC: Multinational companies in India, with a particular emphasis on the socio-cultural aspects of human resource managemen

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Growing number of MNCs have been attracted to India and many more are planning to enter India. This research work seeks to analyze the experience of multinational companies in India, with a particular emphasis on the sociocultural aspects of human resource management. The main purpose is to help expatriates in understanding the complex socio cultural aspects of Indian work culture and management practices and improving their effectiveness. Due to cultural differences in the host and the expatriate country the successful ratio to survive in the host country is decreasing and this impact on the globalization or the success of the any organization.

Innovations in International and Cross-Cultural Management

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Presenting cross-cultural research on a wide range of organizational topics, this book ranges from the individual to the macro level. Among the issues examined are: organizational trust in international settings, HRM issues in international joint ventures, developing strategic advantage across borders, and social partnerships for sustainable growth

Global Mindset and Cross-Cultural Behavior: Improving Leadership Effectiveness

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Examining the importance of cultural attitudes on human resource practices, this book addresses an important, but often neglected aspect of cross-cultural leadership. First providing an overview of globalization processes and a description of the global mindset concept, the author discusses how the mindset of a manager can influence cross-cultural leadership behavior and behavioral intentions. Global Mindset and Cross-Cultural Behavior: Improving Leadership Effectiveness shows how an intercultural and global approach improves managerial attitudes towards different cultural values, intercultural interactions and motivation.

International HRM: A Cross-Cultural Approach

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The book takes a cross-cultural approach to the study and practice of human resource management by examining the contributions of different cultures in interaction and discussing academic issues within the context of actual companies and real cultures. Each chapter provides real-life cases together with sample questions that will help readers to draw conclusions from the cases. Each chapter ends with a section on various management implications, together with a section providing useful pointers for students' further research.

Handbook for Strategic HR - Section 7: Globalization, Cross-Cultural Interaction, and Virtual Working Arrangements

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Organizations are globalizing at a frenetic rate. The world is becoming more connected each year and each generation of technology speeds up this process. What once took weeks and then days to share now can be done in minutes. This section will help you understand the dynamics of culture and diverse values in a global environment; how to manage across both virtual and physical borders; and how to sustain the performance and engagement of multi-ethnic, multifaceted employees. Also included are important insights on working in a global office space; how to use technology; how to collaborate effectively in global organizations; and “lessons learned” about cross-cultural values and leadership.