International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behavior

International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behavior

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The eighth edition of International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behavior incorporates important new and emerging developments affecting international managers. The text is designed to help students understand how to effectively adjust, adapt, and navigate the changing business landscape they will face on a day-to-day basic. Luthans and Doh continue to take a balanced approach to the theory of international management while also making the book even more user-friendly and practical.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 672 pages
  • 216 x 285 x 31mm | 1,583g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 8th edition
  • black & white tables, figures
  • 0078112575
  • 9780078112577
  • 2,282,678

Table of contents

Part One: Environmental Foundation1 Globalization and International Linkages2 The Political, Legal, and Technological Environment3 Ethics and Social ResponsibilityPart Two: The Role of Culture4 The Meanings and Dimensions of Culture5 Managing Across Cultures6 Organizational Cultures and Diversity7 Cross-Cultural Communication and NegotiationPart Three: International Strategic Management8 Strategy Formulation and Implementation9 Entry Strategies and Organizational Structures10 Managing Political Risk, Government Relations,and Alliances11 Management Decision and ControlPart Four: Organizational Behavior andHuman Resource Management12 Motivation Across Cultures13 Leadership Across Cultures14 Human Resource Selection and DevelopmentAcross CulturesSkill-Building and Experiential Exercises
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About Fred Luthans

Fred Luthans is the George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Management at the University of NebraskaLincoln. He received his B.A., M.B.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa where he received the distinguished alumni award in 2002, and did postdoctoral work at Columbia University. While serving as a Captain in the U.S. Army, he taught at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He has been at the University of Nebraska since 1967, his entire academic career, and won the distinguished teaching award in 1986, the excellence in graduate education award in 2000, and in 2008 the highest award in the system for outstanding research. In 2003, he received an honorary doctorate from DePaul University. A prolific writer, he has published a number of major books and about 200 articles in applied and academic journals. His book Organizational Behavior Modification, coauthored with Robert Kreitner, won the American Society of Personnel Administration award for outstanding contribution to human resource management, and another book entitled Real Managers is the result of a four-year research study that observed managers in their natural settings. International Management, coauthored with the late Richard Hodgetts and Jonathon Doh, also published by McGraw-Hill, is in its seventh edition. He also has two recent books, The High Impact Leader (with Bruce Avolio, McGraw-Hill, 2006) and Psychological Capital (with Carolyn Youssef and Bruce Avolio, Oxford, 2007). The co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of World Business, Professor Luthans is also the editor for Organizational Dynamics and Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. He has been very active in the Academy of Management over the years and was elected a fellow in 1981. He is a former president of the National Academy in 1986 and, in 1997, received the Academy's distinguished educator award. In 2000 he became an inaugural member of the Academy's Hall of Fame for being one of the Top Five all-time published authors in the prestigious Academy journals. Also active in the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), he was elected a fellow in 1987. Professor Luthans has a very extensive research program at the University of Nebraska. Most recently, he has developed positive organizational behavior, or POB, (outlined in 2002 articles in the Academy of Management Executive and Journal of Organizational Behavior ) and is conducting research on positive psychological capital and, with close colleague Bruce Avolio, authentic leadership. He has been a visiting scholar at a number of universities in the United States and has lectured at universities and conducted workshops for managers in many countries around the world. In recent years, he has been actively involved in Germany, China, Thailand, Singapore, Russia, Albania, and Macedonia. In addition, he has been on the executive committee of the annual Pan Pacific Conference since its beginning in 1984 and in 1995 was elected a fellow. This international research and experience is reflected in his approach to the field of organizational behavior. In addition, he is an active consultant and trainer to both private- (such as Wal-Mart and Ameritas Life Insurance, Inc.) and public-sector organizations. Since 1998 he has been a senior research scientist with the Gallup Organization. He is an avid golfer and University of Nebraska sports fan. He and Kay, his wife of 47 years, have four grown children and so far six adorable grandchildren.
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