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Transnational Management: Text and Cases By Christopher Bartlett

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Presents the research and thought on the global business environment. This book, on global strategy and organization, focuses on management's challenge associated with developing strategies, designing organizations and managing operations of companies whose activities stretch across national boundaries.
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Transnational Management: Text and Cases by Christopher Bartlett

Transnational Management: Text and Cases, 4e, Bartlett/Ghoshal/Birkinshaw, combines text material, Harvard and London Business School cases, and readings to present the best of current research and thought on the global business environment. Now in its 4th edition, Julian Birkinshaw joins Bartlett and Ghoshal, recognized as leading scholars on global strategy and organization, as a co-author. Transnational Management focuses on management's challenge associated with developing strategies, designing organizations and managing operations of companies whose activities stretch across national boundaries. Bartlett, Ghoshal and Birkinshaw make a distinction between "Transnational Management" and International or Multinational Management.

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About Christopher Bartlett


Christopher A. Bartlett is the Thomas D. Casserly, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Business Administration at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He received an economics degree from the University of Queensland, Australia, and both masters and doctorate degrees in business administration from Harvard University. Prior to his academic career, he was a marketing manager with Alcoa in Australia, a management consultant in McKinsey and Company's London office, and country general manager of Baxter Laboratories' subsidiary company in France. He joined the faculty of Harvard Business School in 1979, and over the following 30 years his interests focused on strategic and organizational challenges confronting managers in multinational corporations and on the process of managing transformational change. While at HBS, he served as faculty chair of the International Senior Management Program, area head of the School's General Management Unit, faculty chairman of the Program for Global Leadership, and as chair of the Humanitarian Leadership Program. He is the author or co-author of nine books, including Managing Across Borders: The Transnational Solution (coauthored with Sumantra Ghoshal), named by Financial Times as one of the 50 most influential business books of the century. The Individualized Corporation, his subsequent major research book with Ghoshal, was the winner of the Igor Ansoff Award for the best new work in strategic management and was named one of the Best Business Books for the Millennium by Strategy+Business magazine. Both books have been translated into over 10 foreign languages. His articles have appeared in journals such as Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Journal of International Business Studies. He has also researched and written over 100 case studies and teaching notes, and their sales of over 3 1/2 million copies make him the best-selling case author ever. He has been elected by his colleagues as a fellow of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, the Strategic Management Society, and the World Economic Forum. Julian Birkinshaw is Associate Professor of Strategy and International Management at London Business School. He is the author of numerous articles and books including Leadership the Sven Goran Eriksson Way and Entrepreneurship in the Global Firm. Profiled by Management Today as one of the 'next generation of management gurus', he is an active consultant and executive educator.

Table of Contents


Part 1. The Strategic Imperatives

Chapter 1. Expanding Abroad: Motivations, Means, and Mentalities Chapter 2. Managing Conflicting Demands: Global Integration, Local Responsiveness, and Worldwide Learning

Chapter 3. Developing Strategic Capabilities: Building Layers of Competitive Advantage

Part 2. The Organizational Challenge

Chapter 4. Developing Coordination and Control: The Organizational Challenge

Chapter 5. Creating and Leveraging Knowledge: The Chapter 6. Managing across Boundaries: The Collaborative Challenge

Part 3. The Managerial Implications

Chapter 7. Building Multidimensional Capabilities: The Management Challenge

Chapter 8. Preparing for the Future: Evolution of the Transnational

Additional information

GOR001520658
Transnational Management: Text and Cases by Christopher Bartlett
Christopher Bartlett
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2003-09-01
863
0071232281
9780071232289
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