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Cross-Cultural Management

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Description for Cross-Cultural Management Paperback. This edited textbook sets itself apart from existing cross-cultural management texts by avoiding the mistake of starting off with the assumption that there is a set of 'best practices' which can be followed globally. Editor(s): Davel, Eduardo; Dupuis, Jean-Pierre; Chanlat, Jean-Francois. Num Pages: 312 pages, 8 black & white illustrations, 24 black & white tables, 8 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: KJK; KJM; KJVG. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 178 x 18. Weight in Grams: 566.
All cultures appear to share the belief that they do things ‘correctly’, while others, until proven otherwise, are assumed to be ignorant or barbaric. When people from different cultures work together and cannot take shared meanings for granted, managers face serious challenges. An individual’s parsing of an experience and its meaning may vary according to several cultural scales – national, professional, industrial and local. Awareness of cultural differences and the willingness to view them as a positive are therefore crucial assets. This edited textbook sets itself apart from existing cross-cultural management texts by highlighting to the reader the need ... Read more

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Jean-François Chanlat is Professor of Management at the University of Paris IX Dauphine, France. His main domains of teaching and research are Organization Theory, Organizational Behaviour, Anthropology of Organizations, Sociology of Business Firms, Cultures and Organizations. He has published several books and numerous articles in French, English, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic and he is currently Associate Editor of Management International ... Read more

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'The great strength of this volume is that, unlike most writings on cross-cultural management, it is grounded in a serious and sophisticated appreciation of anthropology. It moves beyond clichés and stereotypes to provide the reader with rich insights into cultural diversity from a distinguished group of contributors.' Christopher Grey, Professor of Organization Studies, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. ... Read more

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