Inter-Cultural Intelligence: From Surviving to Thriving in the Global Space
Description
Moving between cultures has always been a challenge and one that humanity has tried to master by providing dos and don’ts lists for cultures foreign to us, teaching us how to hand over business cards in the appropriate fashion or how to shake hands the right way, but this only helps us to survive.This book is a product of our two decades experience, research and application of the Inter-Cultural Intelligence (ICI) framework and methodology.
Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Guide to Building Trust, Inspiring Respect, and Creating long-Lasting Business Relationships
Description
Access to Asia presents a deeply insightful framework for today's global business leaders and managers, whether traveling from Toronto to Taipei, Baltimore to Bangalore, or San Francisco to Shanghai. Drawing from her extensive experience and global connections, author Sharon Schweitzer suggests that irrespective of their industry, everyone is essentially in the relationship business.
Intercultural Readiness: Four Competencies for Working Across Cultures
Description
Drawing on research from 30,000 individuals and their practical experience as intercultural management consultants, the authors provide insights into the broader landscape of intercultural management through their exploration of 4 competencies: Intercultural Sensitivity, Intercultural Communication, Building Commitment and Managing Uncertainty
Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace
Description
Successful management of today’s increasingly diverse workforce is among the most important global challenges faced by corporate leaders, human resource managers, and management consultants. In the third edition of the award-winning book, Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace, Michàlle E. Mor Barak argues that exclusion is among the most critical and pressing problems faced by today’s heterogeneous workforce.
Cultural Agility: Building a Pipeline of Successful Global Professionals
Description
Succeeding in today's global economy requires organizations to acquire, develop, and retain professionals who can operate effectively around the world, irrespective of country or culture. More than ever before, organizations need a pipeline of professionals who possess cultural agility, the ability to quickly, comfortably, and successfully work in cross-cultural and international environments.
When Cultures Collide: Leading Across Cultures
Description
A major new edition of the classic work that revolutionized the way business is conducted across cultures and around the globe. It provides leaders and managers with practical strategies to embrace differences and successfully work across diverse business cultures.Thoroughly updated to include the latest political events and cultural changes, as well as covering nine new countries to complete Europe, broadening the scope of the book.
Organizations and Management in Cross-Cultural Context
Description
Students with a strong grasp of the complete conceptual framework of OB theories have a greater understanding of its managerial implications, as well as their own personal and work experiences. Through this understanding, the conceptual framework is validated and OB as a subject becomes more relevant. This insightful book is designed to guide students through this crucial process.
Managing Across Cultures: The Seven Keys to Doing Business with a Global Mindset
Description
Whether you run a giant corporation or work in a small business, it’s more than likely that you regularly deal with people of different cultures―from customers and suppliers to salespeople and colleagues.You will have trouble succeeding in business today if you don’t appreciate and know how to actively manage global cultural diversity.

From the Great Wall to Wall Street: A Cross-Cultural Look at Leadership and Management in China and the US

Description
Wei Yen explores how differences in world views between Eastern and Western thought and culture have on management and leadership behaviours. In The Geography of Thought Richard Nisbett showed how the thought and culture of the East is rooted in Chinese Confucian ideals while that of the West goes back to the early Greeks

Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Cultural Diversity in Business

Description
Since its original publication, Riding the Waves of Culture has been considered the definitive guide to one of the 21st century’s most pressing management concerns―effectively leading people and organizations in an increasingly global business environment.The third edition of this business classic brings you completely up-to-date in a world transformed by radical changes in politics, society, the economy, and technology.

Global Coaching: An Integrated Approach for Long-Lasting Results

Description
The need for a "master level" of coaching has never been greater in the global economy and interconnected world in which we live. Global Coaching inspires managers and coaches to find meaningful and long-lasting results through an integrated approach, combining coaching strategies from six perspectives-physical, managerial, psychological, cultural, political and spiritual.

Doing Business Internationally, Second Edition: The Guide To Cross-Cultural Success

Description
Doing Business Internationally, Second Edition, is a nontechnical, accessible resource for managing today's multicultural organizations. Revised, restructured, and refocused from its classic first edition, it introduces the revolutionary Cultural Orientations Inventory (COI), a unique and valuable tool for identifying critical skills gaps and practicing style-switching, potentially increasing effectiveness and improving performance.

Intercultural Management: A Case-Based Approach to Achieving Complementarity and Synergy

Description
This ground breaking textbook looks at the issue of managing across cultures: the difficulties and opportunities it brings and the competencies needed to handle situation and create solutions. Applying a constructive approach, Intercultural Management demonstrates how cultural diversity can be used as a resource to demonstrate synergy and complementarity.

Global Leadership: Research, Practice, and Development

Description
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.

Culture Clash 2: Managing the Global High Performance Team

Description
Sweden's Electrolux wondered why its vacuum cleaners did not sell in the United States. When someone realized its slogan "Nothing sucks like Electrolux" did not sell, it was too late...Don’t know how to enter a strategic market? Can't get global alliances aligned? Flying blind in international meetings? Facing cross-border conflicts? Lost in translation?

Multicultural Intelligence: Eight Make-or-Break Rules for Marketing to Race, Ethnicity, and Sexual Orientation

Description
When the first edition of this book was released in 2009, America had just elected its first truly multicultural President and some, either optimistically or naiively proclaimed that the nation had become a "post-racial" society. With a father from Kenya and a mother from Kansas, raised in Hawaii with an Asian sister, Barack Obama referred to himself as a "mutt" at his first press conference.

Cultural Intelligence: People Skills for Global Business

Description
Much more than simply a list of protocols, Cultural Intelligence helps readers develop a mind-set that can be applied to any number of countries, cultures, and business situations. It is a systematic way to approach the tremendous variety of interactions and challenges that business people must face around the world - much easier and more realistic than documenting every trait of every culture and preparing to cater to each.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Across Cultures

Description
Put an end to miscommunication and inefficiency―and tap into the strengths of your diverse team.If you read nothing else on managing across cultures, read these 10 articles. We’ve combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you manage culturally diverse employees, whether they’re dispersed around the world or you’re working with a multicultural team in a single location.

Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind

Description
Based on research conducted in more than seventy countries over a forty-year span, Cultures and Organizations examines what drives people apart―when cooperation is so clearly in everyone’s interest. With major new contributions from Michael Minkov’s analysis of data from the World Values Survey, as well as an account of the evolution of cultures by Gert Jan Hofstede.

The Human Equity Advantage: Beyond Diversity to Talent Optimization

Description
Trevor Wilson, global diversity strategist and visionary leader, presents a fresh, new management model that goes beyond the traditional diversity debate towards inclusion and building human capital. Featuring case studies and practical diagnostic tools and assessments, this book will benefit anyone who is interested in improving their business by building on the unique talents of employees' innate strengths, unique abilities, personality, attitude, life experience and virtues. The agent of this change, the driver of the process, is the equitable leader.

Culture Crossing: Discover the Key to Making Successful Connections in the New Global Era

Description
People, money, and information are flowing faster than ever across international borders, putting us all just one step away from a culture crash—that moment when you unintentionally confuse, frustrate, or offend someone from another culture. Are you struggling with trying to learn the customs, nuances, and hot buttons of every culture you might come into contact with? Michael Landers guides you toward a better solution: becoming aware of your own cultural “baggage.” You’ll learn to sidestep the knee-jerk reactions that can get you into trouble and develop the agility to adjust your behaviors and expectations as needed.

The Cultural Intelligence Difference: Master the One Skill You Can't Do Without in Today's Global Economy

Description
Most people know that some basic cultural sensitivity is important. But few have developed the deep cultural intelligence (CQ) required to really thrive in our multicultural workplaces and globalized world. Now everybody can tap into the power of CQ to enhance their skills and capabilities, from managing multi cultural teams and serving a diverse customer base to negotiating with international suppliers and opening offshore markets. The Cultural Intelligence Difference delivers a powerful tool for navigating today's work world with finesse-and success.

Cultural Intelligence: Individual Interactions Across Cultures

Description
In a global market where international teams, initiatives, and joint ventures are increasingly common, it is extremely important for people to integrate themselves quickly in new cultures. Effective strategies for selecting and training people on global perspectives are critical for managing businesses.In this book, the authors develop the idea of cultural intelligence and examine its three essential facets: cognition, the ability to develop patterns from cultural cues; motivation, the desire and ability to engage others; and behavior, the capability to act in accordance with cognition and motivation.

Cultural Intelligence: The Art of Leading Cultural Complexity

Description
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.

Culturally Intelligent Leadership: Essential Concepts to Leading and Managing Intercultural Interactions

Description
The purpose of this book is to outline the important ideas of cultural intelligence and the steps that must be considered and then practiced to become a culturally intelligent leader. The most important aspect covered within this book is that cultural intelligence is both a strategy and a tool towards cultural competency and proficiency. This book outlines the importance of understanding culture and its impact on organizations, the strategic value of cultural intelligence, and the significance of integrating and practicing cultural intelligence in everyday business life.

Culture and Crisis Communication: Transboundary Cases from Nonwestern Perspectives

Description
Culture and Crisis Communication presents an examination of how politics, culture, religion, and other social issues affect crisis communication and management in nonwestern countries. Taking a wider view than a single country’s perspective, the text contains a cross-cultural and cross-country approach. The book highlights recent crisis events such as Syria’s civil war, missing Malaysia Flight MH370, andJapan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster. Each of the case studies examines how culture impacts communication and responses to crises.

Intercultural intelligence Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

Description
The Toolkit contains the 3 practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Intercultural intelligence specific requirements.With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Intercultural intelligence project with this in-depth Intercultural intelligence Toolkit.In using the Toolkit you will be better able to diagnose, implement and integrate Intercultural intelligence projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices.

Handbook of Cultural Intelligence: Theory Measurement and Application

Description
Cultural intelligence is defined as an individual's ability to function effectively in situations characterized by cultural diversity. With contributions from eminent scholars worldwide, the "Handbook of Cultural Intelligence" is a 'state-of-the-science' summary of the body of knowledge about cultural intelligence and its relevance for managing diversity both within and across cultures.The Handbook covers conceptional and definitional issues, assessment approaches, and application of cultural intelligence in the domains of international and cross-cultural management as well as management of domestic activity.

Individual Cultural Intelligence

Description
RELEVANCE Organizational success in international business depends heavily on the individual's ability to manage cross-cultural interaction. There is a growing organizational demand to assess and train individual's cross-cultural flexibility and self-regulated learning ability in cross-cultural contexts. Individuals need to cope with unknown, unexpected, incomplete or unfamiliar information in cross -cultural interaction, with an increased level of cultural diversity, a decreased duration in one cultural context and a more frequent change of cultural contexts. Individuals are not able to develop adequate levels of culturespecific knowledge.

International Business Management: Succeeding in a Culturally Diverse World

Description
This textbook explores the theoretical and practical aspects of managing international business operations while also dealing with multi-cultural, multi-national and global issues of managing business expansion beyond the domestic market. A second, revised edition of Managing Internationally: Succeeding in a Culturally Diverse World, each chapter contains up-to-date material, in-depth coverage of topics, visual aids (i.e., charts, tables, etc.), and vignettes, making this new edition engaging, visually appealing and easily accessible for students taking International Business Management courses.

Cultural Intelligence Complete Self-Assessment Guide

Description
What new services of functionality will be implemented next with Cultural intelligence ? To what extent does management recognize Cultural intelligence as a tool to increase the results? How do you use Cultural intelligence data and information to support organizational decision making and innovation? Have you identified your Cultural intelligence key performance indicators? Can Management personnel recognize the monetary benefit of Cultural intelligence? Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a challenge or meet an objective is the most valuable role... In EVERY group, company, organization and department.

Successful Global Leadership: Frameworks for Cross-Cultural Managers and Organizations

Description
This book provides practical frameworks for anyone hoping to become a successful global leader, and outlines the challenges that international firms face when managing across cultures. It highlights the cognitive, affective, and behavioral actions leaders can take to understand the differences between foreign values and traditions, and how to develop a corporate environment where global leadership can thrive.This multi-disciplinary book is essential reading for students and researchers of international business and management, I/O psychology, and organizations hoping to interact effectively with employees and clients across borders.

Assessing Cultural Exposure: An Improved Framework for the Assessment of Cross-Cultural Exposure Levels in Individuals

Description
This study focuses on the many dimensions of cultural intelligence (CQ); during the study, a detailed framework of CQ Dimensions was constructed that later was used to create a Cultural Exposure Assessment. In today's increasingly global business environment, CQ is important as it has been proven that employees with higher levels of CQ perform better in cross-cultural business relationships. For businesses, using such employees strengthens cross-cultural relationships, builds trust, increases communication effectiveness, and can have a direct and positive impact on the overall success of such endeavors.

Organizational Culture and Leadership, 5th Edition

Description
Organizational Culture and Leadership is the classic reference for managers and students seeking a deeper understanding of the inter-relationship of organizational culture dynamics and leadership. Author Edgar Schein is the 'father' of organizational culture, world-renowned for his expertise and research in the field; in this book, he analyzes and illustrates through cases the abstract concept of culture and shows its importance to the management of organizational change. This new fifth edition shows how culture has become a popular concept leading to a wide variety of research and implementation by various organizations and expands the focus on the role of national cultures in influencing culture dynamics.

The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

Description
In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle goes inside some of the world’s most successful organizations—including the U.S. Navy’s SEAL Team Six, IDEO, and the San Antonio Spurs—and reveals what makes them tick. He demystifies the culture-building process by identifying three key skills that generate cohesion and cooperation, and explains how diverse groups learn to function with a single mind. Drawing on examples that range from Internet retailer Zappos to the comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade to a daring gang of jewel thieves, Coyle offers specific strategies that trigger learning, spark collaboration, build trust, and drive positive change.

The Culture Code | The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

Description
The Culture Code is a book written by Daniel Coyle. The book is a result of extensive research and study in human psychology and sociology. Before writing it, the author of this book spent a great amount of time studying the best groups of people in numerous fields of life: education, entertainment, military, sport, and even crime. While doing that, the author discovered that each group was successful thanks to three main “ingredients.” This book is where Daniel Coyle explains what these three ingredients are. Therefore, he named them “codes” of our culture. The book is divided into three main parts, where each part corresponds one “ingredient” or skill.

Corporate Culture: The Ultimate Strategic Asset

Description
Organizational culture is a quiet, but driving, influence on our perception of a company, whether as a consumer or as an employee. In this book, Flamholtz and Randle define culture, identifying and explaining the five key dimensions that determine it: a customer orientation; a people orientation; a process orientation; strong standards of performance and accountability; innovation and openness to change. They explain why culture is a critical factor in organizational success and failure―a key determinant of financial performance.

Mind Your Manners: Managing Business Cultures in the New Global Europe

Description
Praised by Business Week as 'invaluable political and psychological profiles of each nationality...a wonderfully entertaining view of others as well a ourselves' and named a Financial Times Business Book of the Year, Mind Your Manners has become a 50,000-copy bestseller and the standard guide to European business cultures for over a decade.This major new edition comprehensively covers no fewer than thirty-three different business cultures including non-EU Norway, Switzerland, Russia and America.

Cross-Cultural Analysis: The Science and Art of Comparing the World's Modern Societies and Their Cultures

Description
Cross-Cultural Analysis is the sequel to Cultures Consequences, the classic work published by Geert Hofstede, one of the most influential management thinkers in todays times. Hofstedes original work introduced a new research paradigm in cross-cultural analysis: studying cultural differences through nation-level dimensions (complex variables defined by intercorrelated items). This paradigm has been subsequently used by hundreds of prominent scholars all over the world and has produced solid results.

Understanding Cross-Cultural Management

Description
Managing effectively across national and cultural boundaries is critical to the success of todays organizations, given the global environment of business and increasing diversity of workforces. A keen awareness and a high degree of cross-cultural competence in management are therefore key to the career success of both present and aspiring managers/professionals.Understanding Cross-Cultural Management explores the key themes and issues in one of the most challenging and fascinating areas of organizational life, and enables you to sharpen your insights and practical skills.

Global Leadership Practices: A Cross-Cultural Management Perspective

Description
An advanced level edited text that covers key theories of cross-cultural management and helps develop practical solutions to deal with difference in organizations. Focuses on the impact of globalisation on individuals' work life and identity and explores how to manage and lead teams in a globalised context. Includes coverage of emerging markets.

Making Sense of Culture: Cross-Cultural Expeditions and Management Practices of Self-Initiated Expatriates in Foreign Workplace

Description
This book lies within two interdisciplinary fields which are crucial to be bridged: cross-cultural management and international human resource management. The consequences of globalization lead to a more extensive recruitment process of global talents as to fit the different work structures and competitive work environment of tomorrow. The emergence of self-initiated expatriates (SIEs) further intensify the challenges faced by multinational organizations because people are searching for better career prospects and they are willing to re-locate in order to obtain competitive salary or compensation packages.

Cross-Cultural Management: Essential Concepts

Description
Cross-Cultural Management: Essential Concepts introduces readers to the fundamentals of cross-cultural management by exploring the influence of culture on interpersonal interactions in organizational settings and examining the ever-increasing number of cross-cultural challenges that global managers face in today’s workplace.The book is complemented by a companion website featuring a range of tools and resources for lecturers, including chapter-specific PowerPoint slides, and a Microsoft Word test bank containing multiple-choice, true/false, and open-ended questions for each chapter.

International Management Ethics: A Critical, Cross-cultural Perspective

Description
What can we learn about management ethics from other cultures and societies? In this textbook, cross-cultural management theory is applied and made relevant to management ethics. To help the reader understand different approaches that global businesses can take to operate successfully and ethically, there are chapters focusing on specific countries and regions. As well as giving the wider geographical, political and cultural contexts, the book includes numerous examples in every chapter to help the reader critique universal assumptions of what is ethical. By taking a closer look at the way we view other cultures and their values, the author challenges us to rethink commonly held assumptions and approaches in cross-cultural management, and to apply a more critical approach

Cross-Cultural Management: Culture and Management across the World

Description
All cultures appear to share the belief that they do things ‘correctly’, while others, until proven otherwise, are assumed to be ignorant or barbaric. When people from different cultures work together and cannot take shared meanings for granted, managers face serious challenges. Cross-Cultural Management will help interested parties – students of business management, international relations and other disciplines, and business managers and other professionals – develop their ability to interact, take action.

Successful Cross- Cultural Management: A Guide for International Managers

Description
Globalization and unlimited connectedness to all places in the world give us the impression that our world is growing smaller and smaller. We can get products from all over the world any time, easily communicate with people on the other side of the planet with just a mouse click.This book explains how we all have our own cultural programs and how these programs influence our management activities.The book finally gives recommendations for international managers on how to prepare themselves for a cross-cultural management future., and travel almost anywhere within a day or two.

The Palgrave Handbook of Cross-Cultural Business Negotiation

Description
Global business management issues and concerns are complex, diverse, changing, and often intractable. Industry actors and policy makers alike rely upon partnerships and alliances for developing and growing sustainable business organizations and ventures. As a result, global business leaders must be well-versed in managing and leading multidimensional human relationships and business networks – requiring skill and expertise in conducting the negotiation processes that these entail. After laying out a foundation justifying the importance of studying negotiation in a global context, this book will detail conventional and contemporary theories regarding international engagement, culture, cultural difference, and cross-cultural interaction, with particular focus on their influence on negotiation

Transnational Organizations and Cross-Cultural Workplaces

Description
This work explores everyday face-to-face interactions between expatriate and host national employees in cross-cultural offices of transnational organizations and corporations. Applying the concepts of cosmopolitanism, social capital, and network theory, the book highlights both “closure” and “openness” in interpersonal interactions thus presenting more nuanced ways of understanding employees’ transnational business/social connections. It also offers useful suggestions, such as the importance of developing a sense of respect for each other, for those who work in transnational office environments in both home and host societies.

Cross-Cultural Business Behavior: A Guide for Global Management

Description
The theme of this new edition of Cross-Cultural Business Behavior is CHANGE. First of all, cultures change. In markets around the world, business behavior is constantly evolving, impelled by generational shifts, improvements in education, and (especially) increasing exposure to the world marketplace. That is why all of the book's 43 'Negotiator Profiles' have been thoroughly updated, with new cases and fresh examples added. In addition to the change in culture, international managers' challenges have changed too. For example, just a few years ago, participants at global management seminars around the world were mainly interested in how to communicate and negotiate with overseas partners.

Cross-Cultural Dialogue as a Conflict Management Strategy

Description
The theme of this new edition of Cross-Cultural Business Behavior is CHANGE. First of all, cultures change. In markets around the world, business behavior is constantly evolving, impelled by generational shifts, improvements in education, and (especially) increasing exposure to the world marketplace. That is why all of the book's 43 'Negotiator Profiles' have been thoroughly updated, with new cases and fresh examples added. In addition to the change in culture, international managers' challenges have changed too. For example, just a few years ago, participants at global management seminars around the world were mainly interested in how to communicate and negotiate with overseas partners.

Cases in Cross-Cultural Management

Description
Understanding cultural differences and knowing how to work effectively with people from cultures different from one’s own is an important management skill. The following cases address important cross-cultural managerial issues such as communication, negotiation, motivation, team building, leadership, strategic alliances, managing expatriates, and more. The cases cover a number of different national cultures and offer interesting problems to be solved. The cases provide a more experiential approach to the study of culture and help promote critical thinking skills.

Cross-Cultural Management: Text and Cases

Description
The whole new gamut of multinational companies (so-called MNC’s) and transnational companies (TNC’s) have brought-in a new drift in organizational behaviour pattern. This book meticulously digs into how the employees working in diverse cultural set-up behave, and what the organizations are doing to help them ‘feel-at-home’. The case-studies and examples compiled from almost all corners of the globe, discuss various cross-cultural management practices adopted by the organizations, and their effectiveness. Though this book is intended for the students of management, it would be equally beneficial for the practising managers handling the cross-cultural teams.

Matrix Model Management System: Guide to Cross Cultural Wisdom

Description
The Matrix Model Management System is a much-needed cognitive technology for cross cultural expertise and thought diversity. The field-tested Matrix System is an innovative tool for developing leadership using story-based communication, conflict management, and wise decision making. Build your diverse team, develop global leaders, and learn how to avoid costly culture clashes using the Matrix System.

Saving Face in Business: Managing Cross-Cultural Interactions

Description
This book explains the subtle maneuvers of what researchers call “facework” and demonstrates the vital role it plays in the success or failure of cross-cultural interactions. Building on Geert Hofstede’s seminal research on cultural dimensions, Merkin synthesizes more recent research in business, communication, cross-cultural psychology and sociology to offer a model for better understanding facework. Additionally, Merkin’s model shows how particular communication strategies can facilitate more successful cross-cultural interactions.

Cross-cultural management textbook: Lessons from the world leading experts in cross-cultural management

Description
Cross-Cultural Management Textbook is a practical course-book that synthesizes in a practical way contemporary cross-cultural communication and management knowledge for students and professionals. It is the team work from twelve well-respected world authorities who represent a variety of countries and cultures. Designed to prepare students from diverse backgrounds to comprehend the influence of culture in management and communication, it helps them develop the behaviors and skills necessary to rapidly adapt to a world where cultures mix as never before.

Critical Issues in Cross Cultural Management

Description
This stimulating book surveys the research on the challenges and opportunities encountered when working within culturally and geographically diverse organizational settings. Expert contributors pose and address complex questions regarding cultural competence and leadership in today’s rich landscape of global organizations, multiple-leader teams, extensive coordination among locations, and ever-evolving virtual communication technologies. Among the book’s innovations: the Globally Intelligent Leadership framework, strategies for building multicultural collaborative leadership, military and peacemaking perspectives, and new approaches for assessing cross-cultural competencies.

International and Cross-Cultural Business Research

Description
Successfully combining cross-cultural management and business research methods, this team of international authors provide much-needed coverage of the implications that should be considered when undertaking research across different cultures.Through the implementation of methodological pluralism, the book investigates the various cultural influences that affect business theories and practices across the world, particularly the specific management styles, behavioural standards and consumer attitudes that exist in developing nations.

International and Cross-Cultural Management Studies: A Postcolonial Reading

Description
Drawing on postcolonial theory this text offers a critique of international management. It argues that such disciplines are Western discourses and exhibit historical and current resonances with the vicissitudes of the so called 'colonial project'. The book explores alternative approaches to the question of the 'other' in late global capitalism.

The Handbook of Cross-Cultural Management Research

Description
Renowned international experts Peter B. Smith, Mark F. Peterson, and David C. Thomas, editors of the The Handbook of Cross-Cultural Management, have drawn together scholars in the field of management from around the world to contribute vital information from their cross-national studies to this innovative, comprehensive tome. Chapters explore links between people and organizations, providing useful cultural perspectives on the most significant topics in the field of organizational behavior—such as motivation, human resource management, and leadership —and answering many of the field's most controversial methodological questions.

Transnational Business Cultures: Life and Work in a Multinational Corporation (Cross-Cultural Management)

Description
This volume explores how the idea of 'culture' is used and exploited by transnational managers to further their own ambitions and their companies' strategies for expansion. It thus provides a more complex picture of culture than has previously been presented in business studies, in that it deals with the strategic value of culture within organizations rather than viewing it as a neutral concept and, through using qualitative methodologies, gives us a full picture of the lived experience of culture in a multinational corporation.This book will be an invaluable resource for both researchers and professionals, yielding important new insights into the roles of local and global cultures in the operation of transnational corporations.

Cross-Cultural Management

Description
If you are employed or studying cross-cultural management—what is culture and to what extent is it important in international business—then you will need to have this book, as it answers these questions through an exploration of the major theories that have been developed in the fields of business anthropology and international management.Dr. Velo also discusses the application of previously analyzed cultural frameworks as a basis for the elaboration of new ideas relating to current issues in organizational behavior. This outstanding contribution to this field will help explain these relationships, questions, and possible conflicts in the world of cross-cultural management.

Cross-Cultural Management in Work Organisations

Description
Formerly rooted firmly in the domain of anthropology, the topic of culture has shifted over the last thirty-five years to become an important component of business and management as organisations have become global. As companies outsource some of their work to other countries, or as employees migrate to new locations, culture can impact upon things such as attitudes to authority, differences in communication styles and ethics, which will affect working relationships.This edition includes new examples to provide topical and engaging insight into the subject. It is suitable for all postgraduate students studying cross-cultural management or cross-cultural awareness.

Cross-Cultural Management. The case of the DaimlerChrysler Merge

Description
Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: 1,0, California State University, Fullerton, course: International Management, 25 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: On 6 May 1998, Daimler-Benz of Germany signed a merger agreement with Chrysler Corporation of the United States. The merger marked the beginning of the ambitious goal of merging two styles of auto-making, two approaches to business and the proud, but distinct cultures of two nations. The opportunities for significant synergies afforded by a combination based on factors such as shared technologies, distribution, purchasing and know-how.

Cross-Cultural Competence: Theories, Tool-Kits and Applications

Description
Cross-cultural management is a crucial challenge for the successful development of international business, yet it is often badly understood and poorly implemented. Misunderstandings arise as culture affects both individuals and organizations, yet attempts to understand, explain and interpret these differences have often been hidden between a welter of conflicting theories and paradigms.This book is a much-needed guide to the theory and practice of cross-cultural management.It focuses on four key areas:the language connection,the global connection ,the management connection and the multimedia connection.

Career Endeavour: Pursuing a Cross-Cultural Life Transition (Cross-Cultural Management)

Description
This book is concerned with trainee professionals and their search for meaning through the determined and creative pursuit of a cross-cultural career transition. Adopting a qualitative research framework, the book describes the career experience of professional trainees from non-Western cultures who have chosen to develop their careers in the West.It examines the process of the initial consideration of change, the exploring of options.The book then highlights the implications of these experiences for theory, research and practice.

Cross-Cultural Management: Foundations and Future

Description
Academics worldwide need empirically developed, concise ideas to make their cross-cultural teams and organizations productive. This invaluable reference tool provides an essential resource for academics to develop their understanding and professional practice in working across cultural boundaries. It considers the fundamental theories and frameworks of cross-cultural management and deepens our understanding of how they can be applied to management knowledge.Chapters suggest how frameworks can be further developed and how managers and employees can put them to use so as to build cross-cultural understanding and productive cross-functional teams.

Organizational Psychology in Cross Cultural Perspective

Description
The last two decades have seen an explosive increase in the ethnic diversity of the workforce, growth in international business, and the emergence of many more multinational companies. The potential for problems as companies operate across borders and managers manage in countries which have different values, norms and cultural behaviors is great. By looking at organizational psychology in a cross-cultural context, we can gain an understanding of the challenges facing organizations and business today.The volume offers a welcome introduction to the topic to those in industrial/organizational psychology, international relations and management, and international business/MBA programs focusing on international issues.

The Routledge Companion to Cross-Cultural Management 1st Edition

Description
This Routledge Companion provides a timely and authoritative overview of cross-cultural management as an academic domain and field of practice for academics and students. With contributions from over 60 authors from 20 countries,the book is organised in to five thematic areas:Review, survey and critique,Language and languages: moving from the periphery to the core,Cross-cultural management research and education,The new international business landscape and Rethinking a multidisciplinary paradigm.

Management Control Systems and Cross-Cultural Research

Description
A fundamental challenge that management faces in the twenty-first century is how to exercise adequate control, i. e. how to guide and direct the behaviour of their subordinates. With increasing globalisation firms witness a cross-cultural impact too. Of particular interest is the question of whether to use the standardized form of control similar to the home base of firms or whether to adapt their control practices to the local specificities. Given the meagre state of the literature in management control with a cross-cultural emphasis, this study addresses a real world problem, namely the question whether management control practices are configured similarly or differently across cultures

Cross Cultural Management and Negotiation Practices

Description
Cross Cultural Management and Negotiation Practices is about managing cultural differences throughout a country or organization, according to some basic principles of professionalism and open communication. One has to understand each individual and let people freely voice their opinion in order to maximize their efficiency and productivity toward the complex solutions we all face in today's cross-cultural work environments. Likewise, professionals need to have great management and negotiation skills while working toward the objectives of maximizing shareholder benefits in the organization. Cross Cultural Management and Negotiation Practices is divided into four parts and includes subjects that each can be a specialization of study in itself.

A Comprehensive Cross Cultural Model: A study about Lateral Thinking Management

Description
The importance of world business has created a demand for managers sophisticated in global management skills and working with people from other countries. Organizational behavior from different countries and cultures compares organizational behavior across countries and cultures and seeks to understand how to improve the interaction of coworkers, managers, executives, client’s suppliers and alliance partners from around the world. The economic world shows us that all the elements that we consider static have a pulsation around an equilibrium position and influence the entire activity. The present study concerning the organization’s culture proposes and examined the cross cultural model in different countries with different cultures.

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

Description
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.

Small Business Management in Cross-Cultural Environments

Description
Products and services created by small and medium sized organizations account for the vast majority of economic activity across the globe. These organizations will prove vitally important to the emerging and developing economies that will shape future decades. Small Business Management in Cross-Cultural Environments is one of very few books to take the cross-cultural context as an opportunity to analyse and discuss the key concepts of small firm management in different parts of the world. This textbook covers important topics, such as:the global economic development process,entrepreneurship,the role of government and SME growth and collaborations in a global context.

Essential Concepts of Cross-Cultural Management: Building on What We All Share Kindle Edition

Description
You may recognize the statement on the back cover of so many textbooks concerning the global environment of commerce—“to help you understand and appreciate the economic, political, and technological context in which international business operates.” But this defined approach is tantamount to placing three wheels on a car and expecting it to drive smoothly. It cannot be operated without the balance that a fourth one provides, and that required wheel is culture.This book provides a more concise, simple, and practical approach that cuts through the complicated cultural matrix.

The Blackwell Handbook of Cross-Cultural Management

Description
This is the first handbook to provide an overview of the major theoretical perspectives in cross-cultural management and to look at how they can be applied to real-world situations. Offers insights into the major cross-cultural issues and problems that managers face .Demonstrates how theoretical perspectives and research findings can be applied to actual situations and organisations.Contributors are leading researchers from a variety of nations and academic disciplines.

Innovations in International and Cross-Cultural Management

Description
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

Multinationals and Cross-Cultural Management: The Transfer of Knowledge within Multinational Corporations (Routledge International Business in Asia Book 6)

Description
Globalisation makes our world appear smaller: it is easier to connect, communicate and do business with people all over the world. But cultural differences remain and challenge globalized knowledge communication and transfer. This book examines cross-cultural management within multinational enterprises (MNEs), focusing in particular on how cultural differences influence the transfer of knowledge between different units within individual corporations.The book shows how knowledge is accepted differently in Europe and Asia and which factors have the strongest impact on efficient knowledge transfer

Global Communication and Collaboration: Global Project Management, Global Sourcing, Cross-Cultural Competencies

Description
Speed, social change, historical inheritance and cultural gaps are key factors which have significant impact on global collaboration and global sourcing. The author explains how working in virtual teams in a global, multicultural environment requires a significant amount of organizational and behavioral change of people and organizations. Understanding cultural differences in working styles is important for successful global project management. Major theories of international management, company internationalization, cultural dimensions and distances will be discussed to develop cross-cultural competencies and conflict management styles for international project managers.

Managing Cross-Cultural Communication: Principles and Practice

Description
Accessible and lively introduction to the management of cross-cultural communication for undergraduate and postgraduate business students. Drawing on the latest research and incorporating the author's own extensive experience of working in different cultural settings, it addresses the core theory and practice. An essential course companion.

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

Description
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.

A Client-Vendor Relationship Perspective of Cultural Differences on Cross-Border

Description
This book is a must-have Information Technology (IT) outsourcing contractual management resource that provides insight into the relationships between companies who find a need to outsource their information management to vendors, specifically to third-party vendors in other countries across the globe. This book explores the relationships and provides suggestions that can improve those relationships for a better contractual satisfaction level, as well as improved output from the vendors servicing those companies.

Organizational Behavior and Change: Managing Diversity, Cross-Cultural Dynamics, and Ethics

Description
Organizational Behavior and Change, 2e provides the reader with a contemporary, real-time, and conceptual approach to understanding organizational change through a concise presentation of current organizational behavior and models. The theme of planned change is integrated with classical organizational behavior topics throughout the text. A major premise of the book is that organizations and individuals must understand and use consultative perspectives on change in order to meet their goals.

Cross-Cultural Management

Description
The internationalization of business via the process of globalization has brought issues of culture to the forefront of management thinking. Although culture is by no means a new area of study in business schools, it remains frustratingly elusive and misunderstood.This textbook gives business students - or future managers - an understanding of the multitude of frameworks available to them to make sense of the cultural contexts they will encounter in their managerial careers. Starting from a general introduction to ‘culture’ and its role in businesses, Taran Patel encourages readers to shed a critical eye on the commonly accepted frameworks.

Doing Business with Ease Overseas: Building Cross-Cultural Relationships That Last

Description
THE QUEST: Cross-Cultural Connections at Home and AbroadIn this global economy and multicultural, multilingual world, bridges are built and crossed. The advice in this book will help you cross them with ease. The principles of self-awareness, nonjudgment, acceptance of others, and seeing the whole picture will bring you success in your cross-cultural business relations.

Bridging Cultural Barriers: How to Overcome Preconceptions in Cross-Cultural Relationships (Management for Professionals)

Description
This book provides readers with a comprehensive guide to other cultures – the often-unfamiliar ways that people from other cultures think, speak and act. As such, it helps readers identify potential and real conflicts, and to take appropriate action so as to build successful relationships. The book draws on the authors’ combined experience from international line management and international projects, as well as teaching seminars and coaching clientele from around the globe. It offers an essential resource for anyone involved in transnational business and cross-border relationships.

Culture, Discourse, and the Workplace 1st Edition

Description
Culture, Discourse, and the Workplace brings new theoretical and methodological insights to the complex relationship between language, culture, and identity in professional settings. This book:Utilises three case studies from institutional and business contexts to provide a unique illustration of participants’ roles and ways of negotiating membership within the business meeting,Provides future directions for workplace sociolinguistics as a field and makes a case for holistic research and multidisciplinary enquiry.

Working in a Multicultural World: A Guide to Developing Intercultural Competence (Rotman-Utp Publishing)

Description
Measureable, data driven outcomes are not the only indicators of success in today’s multicultural and globalized workforce. How employees interact with their colleagues and customers is also a significant factor in their career development.Luciara Nardon draws on her extensive research and international experience to guide employees and managers through the ambiguous and uncertain waters of today’s multicultural workplace.

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Cross-Cultural Management

Description
In Cross-Cultural Management, the author takes a critical, power-sensitive and culturally-aware perspective that moves beyond the paradigms debate, placing greater emphasis on the holistic nature of culture and its managerial consequences and taking into account the diversity and multiple identities apparent in cross-cultural management.Suitable for students of cross-cultural management, human resource management or workplace diversity and professionals working in organizations and intercultural training.

Communicating Across Cultures at Work

Description
This revised and updated fourth edition of this core textbook builds on the text’s established success. It provides the basis of knowledge, understanding and practice for developing skilled work communication in an intercultural world. This textbook is the ideal companion for students taking undergraduate modules in cross-cultural management or managing diversity on International Business or Business Administration degrees, in addition to MBA courses and specialist postgraduate modules on international and comparative management.

Flex: The New Playbook for Managing Across Differences

Description
Renowned executive coaches and global leadership strategists Jane Hyun and Audrey S. Lee offer lessons on the vital skill of “Flexing”—the art of switching leadership styles to more effectively lead people who are different from you, allowing managers to successfully manage the multicultural workers of today and tomorrow.Flex offers a proactive strategy for managers to navigate and leverage diversity effectively in this new global economy, showing managers how to: understand the power gap, the social distance between you and those in the workplace of different cultures, ages, and gender; flex your management style, by stretching how you work and communicate with others, and bridging the gap with more effective communication, feedback tools and building healthy teams; and multiply the effect, by teaching these skills to others and closing the power gap with clients, customers, and partners to create innovative solutions.

The Neurodiverse Workplace: An Employer’s Guide to Managing and Working with Neurodivergent Employees, Clients and Customers

Description
Estimates suggest that up to 20% of employees, customers and clients might have a neurodivergent condition - such as dyslexia, autism, Asperger's, ADHD or dyspraxia - yet these individuals often struggle to gain and maintain employment, despite being very capable. This practical, authoritative business guide will help managers and employers support neurodiverse staff, and gives advice on how to ensure workplaces are neuro-friendly. The book demonstrates that neurodiversity is a natural aspect of human variation to be expected and accepted, rather than a deficit to be accommodated. Employer responsibilities are highlighted, including the 2010 Equality Act, and a range of strategies and policies are provided, including recruitment advice and the benefits of neurodiverse employees, along with advice on physical environments, interaction and communication, and working with clients and customers. This book is an ideal resource for all employers wanting to support and empower people with specific needs to help create a more inclusive workplace, benefiting both neurodiverse individuals and the companies employing them.

The Complete Project Manager: Integrating People, Organizational, and Technical Skills

Description
The Complete Project Manager: Integrating People, Organizational, and Technical Skills is the practical guide that addresses the “soft” project management skills that are so essential to successful project, program, and portfolio management. Through a storytelling approach, the authors explain the necessary skills—and how to use them—to create an environment that supports project success. They demonstrate both the “why” and the “how” of creatively applying soft project management skills in the areas of leadership, conflict resolution, negotiations, change management, and more. This guide has an accompanying workbook, The Complete Project Manager's Toolkit , sold separately.