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Organizations and Management in Cross-Cultural Context



© 2014 | 392 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

*Winner in the Management and Leadership Textbook Category at CMI Management Book of the Year Awards 2015*

An ideal course text for Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management or Cross-Cultural Management courses.

  • Chapters present the fundamental theoretical approaches in all key areas including leadership, ethics and change, and then explore them in the context of culture and cross-cultural management.
  • Encourages self-reflection and critical appraisal through a series of questions and scenarios designed to get you thinking like a manager working with an international team.
  • Provides practical guidance on tackling the most complex issues facing managers today.
  • Contains insights into the experiences of real employees working in a multicultural environment.

The companion website www.sagepub.co.uk/kanungo provides a wealth of additional material to support students and teachers alike.

Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors.

 
Chapter 1: Managing Learning Organizations in Cross-Cultural Context
 
Chapter 2: Work Motivation in Cross-Cultural Context
 
Chapter 3: Behavioral Modification and Performance Management
 
Chapter 4: Communication and Conflict Management
 
Chapter 5: Leadership: Role Behaviours and Cross-cultural Perspectives
 
Chapter 6: Teamwork: Effectiveness and Cross-Cultural Perspectives
 
Chapter 7: Organizational Attitudes and Work-Life Balance
 
Chapter 8: Organizational Structure and Organizational Change
 
Chapter 9: Human Resource Management in Cross-Cultural Context
 
Chapter 10: Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics

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The companion website provides a wealth of additional material to support students and teachers alike including:

  • End of chapter videos to promote class discussion and encourage critical thinking
  • Web links to related content to expand students' knowledge
  • Suggested Real World Case Studies to give insight into cross cultural challenges faced by real organizations
  • Flashcards of key terms to help students get to grips with HRM, OB, and management jargon

The cross-cultural aspects of the book are useful for students studying OB.

Dr Suzanne Kane
Salford Business School, Salford University
May 26, 2014

A really super book and great for international classes. It covers all the basic concepts of management with the cultural element. I will seriously consider adopting this for 2015 courses on management if colleagues agree and necessary course changes can be made.

Ms Claire Forder
Valby, Copenhagen Business Academy
March 24, 2014
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Chapter 1: Managing Learning Organizations in Cross-cultural Context


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