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Author Adekola, Abel.

Title Global business management : a cross-cultural perspective / by Abel Adekola and Bruno S. Sergi
Published Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2007


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Description 310 pages ; 24 cm
Series Innovative business textbooks
Innovative business textbooks.
Contents International management and cross-cultural perspectives -- Changes and growth in the international marketplace -- An introduction to multinational enterprises -- The impact of economics and the international monetary framework on international management -- The impact of domestic politics on international business -- Information technology and its impact on international management -- International service management -- Culture defined -- Impact of culture on international management -- Cross-cultural training and expatriate assignments -- Conclusion -- International metaphors
Summary "This book interweaves the concepts of the guidance on globalization. International management and the intricacies of international business that many books on the market treat independently. It clarifies and explains culture, cultural misunderstandings, and cross-cultural interactions. Adekola and Sergi's text is unique in that it offers both the management perspective and the cultural perspective. It is for managers seeking to thrive in the global economy. This book focuses on managing global organizations, providing a basis for understanding the influence of culture on international management, and the key roles that international managers play. It clearly shows how to develop the cross-cultural expertise essential to succeed in a world of rapid and profound economic, political and cultural changes."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject International trade -- Cross-cultural studies.
International business enterprises -- Cross-cultural studies.
International business enterprises -- Management.
Author Sergi, Bruno S.
LC no. 2007002939
ISBN 9780754671121 (alk. paper)