International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures,Text and Cases, Global Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Helen,Deresky  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
10
Language
English
Total pages
504
Pub.-date
August 2022
ISBN13
9781292430362
ISBN
1292430362


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International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures,Text and Cases, Global Edition
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Description

For courses in international business, international management, and general management.

Management around the world: business strategies and interpersonal skills.

Companies that operate overseas conduct business across a multitude of different cultures, languages, traditions, and a range of economic, political, and technological landscapes. With this in mind, International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, 10th Edition explores the challenges managers may face along with how they can adapt their leadership and business’ strategies and operations to thrive in these evolving global environments. By examining effective strategic, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the text prepares readers for the complicated yet fascinating discipline of international and global management.

Features

Hallmark Features

Real research and coverage of global developments

  • Material on important issues helps educate students and engage them in international business. This includes global strategic positioning, entry strategies and alliances, effective cross-cultural understanding and management, and developing and retaining an effective global management team.
  • Examples using companies from around the world provide students with clarity and currency by reflecting recent events.

Hands-on learning

  • Part-Ending Cases help students analyze and make decisions in complex situations experienced by real companies.
  • Chapter-Ending Cases have students apply the chapter’s concepts to a specific situation.
  • Interactive Cases challenge students by covering a range of topics from the entire text.

New to this Edition

New and Updated Features

Student-focused features
  • NEW and UPDATED: Under the Lens boxes give readers an in-depth look at important aspects of subjects covered in the chapter.
  • REVISED and UPDATED: Comparative Management in Focus sections provide in-depth comparative applications of chapter topics in a broad range of specific countries or regions.
  • NEW and UPDATED: Management in Action boxes show students real-life management procedures, practices and guidelines in play in the workforce.

Table of Contents

PART 1: THE GLOBAL MANAGER'S ENVIRONMENT

  • 1. Assessing the Environment: Political, Economic, Legal, Technological
  • 2. Managing Interdependence: Social Responsibility, Ethics, Sustainability
  • Comprehensive Cases
  • Case 1: Eliminating Modern Slavery from Supply Chains: Can Nestle Lead the Way? (Africa/prize winning)
  • Case 2: Enrich Not Exploit: Can the New CSR Strategy Help The Body Shop Regain Its Glory? (Global)

PART 2: THE CULTURAL CONTEXT OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT

  • 3. Understanding the Role of Culture
  • 4. Communicating Across Cultures
  • 5. Cross-Cultural Negotiation and Decision Making
  • Comprehensive Cases
  • Case 3: Cross-Cultural Challenges for a Singaporean Expatriate in Zurich (Singapore/Switzerland)
  • Case 4: Anju Pathak Returns to India (India)

PART 3: FORMULATING AND IMPLEMENTING STRATEGY FOR INTERNATIONAL AND GLOBAL OPERATIONS

  • 6. Formulating Strategy
  • 7. Implementing Strategy: Strategic Alliances, Small Businesses, Emerging Economy Firms
  • 8. Organization Structure and Control Systems
  • Comprehensive Cases
  • Case 5: Amazon in China: Can Elaine Chang Crack the Chinese Market? (China/Global)
  • Case 6: Coming to America: A Successful Japanese Acquisition in Global Business (Japan)
  • Case 7: Souq.com and the Battle for the Future of eCommerce in the MENA (Global/MENA)

PART 4: GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

  • 9. Staffing, Training, and Compensation for Global Operations
  • 10. Developing a Global Management Cadre
  • 11. Motivating and Leading
  • Comprehensive Cases
  • Case 8: Daimler Chrysler: Facing a Media Firestorm (Germany/Global)
  • Case 9: Cirque de Soleil's Global Human Resources Practices (Global)
  • Integrative Section
  • Integrative Term Project
  • Case 10: IKEA's Challenges in Russia (Russia)

Author

Helen Deresky is Professor Emerita atthe State University of New York-Plattsburgh. ProfessorDeresky was born in England and worked and consulted in various industries inEurope for a number of years before settling in the United States and enteringacademia. Since then, her research interests have been in strategicimplementation and also in management in Latin American countries and inCanada, for which she has developed teaching modules under U.S.D.E. researchgrants. Professor Deresky has published in various journals, including the StrategicManagement Journal, Organizational Dynamics, and the Journal of BusinessEducation, and has presented papers at numerous conferences in the UnitedStates and Canada.

Dr. Stewart Miller is professor ofmanagement in the Department of Management at The University of Texas at SanAntonio. Dr. Miller has teaching and research interests in internationalstrategy, liability of foreignness, international strategic alliances,internationalization and emerging markets. In 2017, he received the E. LouCurry Teaching Excellence Award. In 2021, he received the Col. Jean Piccioneand Lt. Col. Philip Piccione Endowed Faculty Award for Research Excellence. Hisresearch has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, StrategicManagement Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, GlobalStrategy Journal, Management International Review, and InternationalJournal of Operations & Production Management among others.