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Cross-Cultural Management in Work Organisations By Ray French

Cross-Cultural Management in Work Organisations by Ray French

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Summary

Covers the cross-cultural social relations in the work setting, and provides an evaluation of the frameworks for understanding cross-cultural differences. This book contains case studies and examples taken from various regions of the world. It focuses on the issues and frameworks underlying the study of culture like the role of language.

Cross-Cultural Management in Work Organisations Summary

Cross-Cultural Management in Work Organisations by Ray French

This title offers up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of cross-cultural social relations in the work setting, and provides an evaluation of existing and emerging frameworks for understanding cross-cultural differences.

The book's international scope will be strengthened through the use of new case studies and examples taken from all regions of the world.

Changes for the 2nd edition:

  • Greater stress on emerging issues and frameworks underlying the study of culture; for example the role of language, diversity management and the concept of identity.
  • Greater emphasis on cross-cultural negotiation and intercultural team-building.
  • More on the 'Stress and Coping Approach'.
  • More corporate examples to stress the topicality of the subject area.
  • New learning features: 'applying theory to practice' boxes and review questions.
  • Improved web site with annotated web links and self- assessment exercises for students, and PowerPoint slides, class exercises and additional case studies for lecturers.

About Ray French

Principal Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Portsmouth Business School, teaches UG &PG Author and co-author of several textbooks Held a number of academic leadership roles at Portsmouth University External examiner at Nottingham Trent University Previously external examiner at Leeds Met, Hertfordshire, Kingston and South Bank Universities Course Director for Business School courses delivered by a partner institution in Singapore and Hong Kong

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1. Introduction :
CULTURE: USES AND LIMITATIONS
Chapter 2. The Meaning(s) of Culture:
Chapter 3. Understanding Models of Culture: Traditional Views
Chapter 4. Conceptualising Culture: Emerging Approaches
CROSS-CULTURAL SOCIAL RELATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE
Chapter 5. Managing Organisational Arrangements
Chapter 6. Communication
Chapter 7. Leadership
Chapter 8. Motivating workers
MANAGING ACROSS CULTURES
Chapter 9. Inter-Cultural Competencies
Chapter 10. Human Resource Management Strategies and Policies
LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
Chapter 11. Conclusions: Culture Revisited

Additional information

GOR004542413
9781843982432
1843982439
Cross-Cultural Management in Work Organisations by Ray French
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development
2010-03-22
320
N/A
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