Global Management

Global Management : Strategic and Interpersonal

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For executive training and graduate courses, and for undergraduate courses in Global Management, International Management or Business, and Cross-Cultural Management where the professor wishes to use his or her own pedagogical supplements.

This text addresses the actual management functions and behaviors necessary to develop global vision and management skills at both an organizational-strategic (macro) level, and theinterpersonal (micro) level. This text places the executive or student in the role of a manager of any nationality, encouraging the student to take a truly global perspective in dealing with dynamic management issues in both foreign and diverse host environments. Throughout, the text emphasizes how the variable of culture interacts with other national and international factors to affect managerial processes and behaviors. In addition, the growing competitive influence of technology is emphasized, with boxes featuring the use of e-business for global competitive strategic positioning.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 191.5 x 236.2 x 16mm | 630.5g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130619647
  • 9780130619648

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This brief edition of Helen Deresky's market-leading text, International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Third Edition, offers professors the flexibility of a core text that they can supplement with Cases, Simulations, or Readings.

GLOBAL MANAGEMENT helps students develop global vision and management skills at the organizational, strategic, and interpersonal level.

GLOBAL MANAGEMENT emphasizes how culture interacts with other national and international factors to affect managerial process and behavior.

GLOBAL MANAGEMENT illustrates current developments and trends through:

Chapter Opening Profiles featuring Nokia's China Strategy or the results of the Daimler-Chrysler alliance. Comparative Management in Focus sections that give in-depth coverage of selected topics in specific countries such as "Motivation in Mexico" and "Negotiating with the Chinese." Global IT Applications show how many companies are using the internet to enhance their communications, marketing, and sales.

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Table of contents


1. Assessing the Environment-Political, Economic, Legal, Technological.
2. Managing Interdependence: Social Responsibility and Ethics.

3. Understanding the Role of Culture.
4. Communicating across Cultures.
5. Cross-Cultural Negotiation and Decision Making.

6. Formulating Strategy.
7. Global Alliances and Strategy Implementation.
8. Organizing Structure, Control Systems, and Labor Relations.

9. Developing a Global Management Cadre.
10. Motivating and Leading.
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About Helen Deresky

Helen Deresky (Ph.D., Concordia University, Montreal) is Professor of Strategic Management and International Management and Director of the International Business Program at the State University of New York, Plattsburgh. She is a Canadian Studies Associate and a member of the U.S.-Canada Business Council. She is a consultant for the Institute for International Business Education, Research, and Training (IBERT). Professor Deresky was born in England and worked and consulted in various industries in Europe for a number of years before settling in the United States and entering academia. Since then, her research interests have been in strategic implementation and also in management in Latin American countries and in Canada, for which she has developed teaching modules under U.S.D.E. research grants. Professor Deresky has published in various journals, including the Strategic Management Journal, Organizational Dynamics, and the Journal of Business Education, and has presented papers at numerous conferences in the United States and Canada. She consults for regional universities and colleges wishing to internationalize their curricula. She teaches courses in strategic management and international management. This is her fourth book on the subject of international management.
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