Globalwork. Bridging Distance, Culture, and Time

  • ID: 2213344
  • Book
  • 440 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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"One of the few cutting–edge books you′ll read this year. It′s as valuable for the new perspective it′ll give you as for the tools you can put to use now." Soundview Executive Summaries" This practical handbook makes sense of hte daily conflicts, uncertainties, and pleasures of work in cross–cultural teams, global outposts, and even cyberspace through the cultural lenses used by anthropologists language, time, context, power, and information flow." Industry WeekPractical answers to the most pressing questions faced daily by today′s global managers. Based on groundbreaking research conducted by the Institute for the Future on behalf of such organizations as Apple Computer, AT&T, and American Express, this guide to the challenges of managing globally identifies the key competencies that managers need to succeed in the global workplace.
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Introduction: Fault Lines in the New Global Business Landscape.

THE NEW COMPETENCIES OF THE GLOBAL MANAGER.

A Multicultural Perspective: TranscAnding the Barriers of Behavior and Language.

Technical Competence: Managing Team Connections with Groupware.

Process Facilitation: Mastering the New Leadership Skills.

Team Leadership: Managing the New Global Business Unit.

THINK GLOBALLY, ACT GLOBALLY: GLOBALWORK IN ACTION.

Creating the Global Workspace: Culture Clash and Confusion on the Pacific Rim.

Global Vision: Using Third–Way Strategies for Collaborative Work.

Learning New Rules of Thumb: Partnering with Mexico.

Overcoming Differences and Sameness: Collaborating with Canada.

The United Nation of America: An Outside–In View of Existance and Diversity Within the United States.

Voyaging into Cyperspace The Anytime, Anyplace Global Workspace.

Conclusion: Global Living and Global Work: New Knowledge, Values, and Communities.
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Mary O′Hara–Devereaux
Robert Johansen
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