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The Blackwell Handbook of Global Management. A Guide to Managing Complexity. Edition No. 1. Blackwell Handbooks in Management

  • ID: 2213287
  • Book
  • July 2006
  • Region: Global
  • 500 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This book provides an overview of current approaches and research in the field of international organizations with a focus on implementation issues in a globalized context.
  • 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.
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List of Figures.

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.


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Henry W. Lane Northwestern University.

Martha L. Maznevski IMD.

Mark E. Mendenhall University of Tennessee.

Jeanne McNett Assumption College.
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