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Cross-Cultural Work Groups

Cross-Cultural Work Groups

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June 1997 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
`The useful models, interesting examples, and intriguing research results in this collection provide excellent material for understanding international or cross-cultural management' - Management Learning

Cross-cultural work groups are a reality in many contemporary organizations, yet the research into them has been dispersed among a variety of disciplines. Organizations and group members are often surprised or disappointed when multicultural groups fail to function in ways identical to homogeneous groups.

This volume pulls together research from a range of these disciplines, and presents the most recent research available on issues such as prejudice, discrimination, ethnocentrism, group-think and intergroup dynamics that operate in and on cross-cultural work groups. In so doing, the contributors address such questions as: How can culture influence the way a group operates? What happens when members of different cultural groups interact in a work group? And what management practices promote effective cross-cultural work groups?

Cherlyn Skromme Granrose and Stuart Oskamp
Cross-Cultural Work Groups
An Overview

John W Berry
Individual and Group Relations in Plural Societies
Fathali M Moghaddam
Change and Continuity in Organizations
Assessing Intergroup Relations

Martha Maznevski and Mark F Peterson
Societal Values, Social Interpretation and Multinational Teams
Sharon C Goto
Majority and Minority Perspectives on Cross-Cultural Interactions
P Christopher Earley and Amy E Randel
Self and Other
`Face' and Work Group Dynamics

Judith Orasanu, Ute Fischer and Jeannie Davison
Cross-Cultural Barriers to Effective Communication
Rosalie L Tung
International and Intranational Diversity
Cherlyn Skromme Granrose
Cross-Cultural Socialization of Asian Employees in US Organizations
Susan E Murphy and Ellen A Ensher
The Effects of Culture on Mentoring Relationships
A Developmental Model

Peter W Dorfman and Jon P Howell
Managerial Leadership in the United States and Mexico
Distant Neighbors or Close Cousins?


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