- Written by a team of recognized leaders in the field, associated with the growing and influential International Organizations Network (ION).
- Covers topical issues such as managing virtual teams and globalization.
- Makes a cohesive statement about the field of international organizations.
- Is written with a focus on implementation issues.
- Offers a solid contribution to the closing of the gap between researchers and practitioners.
List on the Contributors.
Introducing ION: The International Organization Network.
How ION Works.
Blackwell Handbook of Global Management: A Guide to Managing Global Complexity: The Process.
Part I: Introduction: Understanding People and Context:.
1. Globalization: Hercules Meets Buddha: Henry W. Lane, Martha L. Maznevski, Mark Mendenhall.
2. People in Global Organizations: Culture, Personality and Social.
Dynamics - Mary Yoko Brannen, Carolina Gomez, Mark F. Peterson, Laurence Romani, Lilach Sagiv.
Part II: Global Competencies:.
3. Global Competencies: An Introduction: Alan Bird, Joyce S. Osland.
4. The Crucial Yet Illusive Global Mindset: Nakiye Boyacigiller, Schon Beechler, Sully Taylor, Orly Levy.
5. Interpersonal Skills:.
Part A. Mindful Communication: David C. Thomas, Joyce S. Osland.
Part B. Creating and Building Trust: Ellen Whitener, Guenter Stahl.
6. The System Level Skills of Gobal Competency:.
Part A. Boundary Spanning: Schon Beechler, Mikael Sondergaard, Edwin Miller, Alan Bird.
Part B. Building Community Through Change: Joyce S. Osland, Alan Bird.
Part C. Ethical Decision-Making: Jeanne McNett, Mikael Sondergaard.
Part III: Teaming and Leading:.
7. Leading in a Global Context: Vision in Complexity: Deanne N. den Hartog.
8. Designing and Forming Global Teams: Julia C. Gluesing, Cristina B. Gibson.
9. Effective Team Processes for Global Teams: Sue Canney Davison, Bjorn Z. Ekelund.
10. Performance Management in Global Teams: Bradley L. Kirkman, Deanne N. Den Hartog.
Part IV: Executing Strategic Initiatives Globally:.
11. Managing Knowledge in Global Organizations: Tatiana Kostova, Nicholas Athanassiou, Iris Berdrow.
12. External Sourcing of Knowledge in the International Firm: Julian Birkinshaw.
13. Seeking Global Advantage With Information Management and Information Technology Capabilities: Donald A. Marchand.
14. Global Account Management: New Structures, New Tasks: Julian Birkinshaw, Joseph J. DiStefano.
15. Barriers and Bonds to Knowledge Transfer in Global Alliances and Mergers: Henry W. Lane, Danna Greenberg, Iris Berdrow.
16. Managing Complexity in the Global Innovation Process: A Networks and Social Capital Solution: Edward F. McDonough III, Francis C. Spital, Nicholas Athanassiou.
Part V: Special Issues in Developing and Transitioning Economies:.
Introduction: Joyce S. Osland, Sue Canney Davison.
17. The Developing World: Towards a Managerial Understanding: Betty Jane Punnett.
18. Leadership and Teamwork in the Developing Country Context: Zeynep Aycan.
19. Gaining Legitimacy: Management’s Challenge in Developing and Transitioning Economies: Daniel J. McCarthy; Sheila M. Puffer.
20. Management in Action in Developing Economies: Terence Jackson.
Martha L. Maznevski IMD.
Mark E. Mendenhall University of Tennessee.
Jeanne McNett Assumption College.