Global Comparative Management covers the United States, Latin America, Western Europe, Japan, and East Asia (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and South Korea). Each chapter includes a management section that focuses on region-specific topics, such as the managerial functions of planning, controlling, organizing, directing, and staffing in that region; CEO backgrounds, career paths, and pay scales; and higher-management education.
- Broadens readers' worldviews through discussions of global contexts and experiences
- Synthesizes information from many sources, including academic research and contributions by practicing managers, consultants, and other professionals
- Explores two special topics: management-by-democracy (transcending several countries, regions, and eras) and management in a state-socialist system (the former Soviet Union), noting implications for contemporary capitalist settings
- Defines current cultural, economic, and political terminology
- Includes pertinent case studies and exercises, lists of terms and concepts, and study questions