1. Management across cultures: an introduction; 2. Global managers: challenges and responsibilities; 3. Cultural environments; 4. Organisational environments; 5. Communicating across cultures; 6. Leading global organisations; 7. Negotiating global partnerships; 8. Managing ethical conflicts; 9. Managing work and motivation; 10. Managing global teams; 11. Managing global assignments; 12. Lessons learned.
This is the first Australasian edition of Management across Cultures. It explores cross-cultural management, presenting strategies and tactics for managing international assignments and global teams.
Richard M. Steers is Emeritus Professor of Organization and Management in the Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon. Luciara Nardon is Assistant Professor of Management at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, Canada. Carlos J. Sanchez-Runde is Professor and Director in the Department of Managing People in Organizations at the IESE Business School, Universidad de Navarra, Spain, where he is also holder of the SEAT Chair of Labor Relations. His areas of specialization include cross-cultural management, strategic human resource management, compensation and pay policies, and cooperative labor-management relations. He has held teaching and research appointments in the US, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico and Peru. Ramanie Samaratunge is an Associate Professor at Monash Business School, Monash University, Victoria. She is an internationally renowned management scholar with thirty years' experience working in the public and private sector, including consultancies in Australia and Asia. She was previously at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, from which she also graduated. She holds a Masters degree from Carleton University, Ottawa and a Ph.D. from Monash University. She has served on international and local advisory bodies and is a member of many international professional bodies. Subramaniam Ananthram is a Senior Lecturer in International Business at Curtin University, Perth. He teaches international business courses such as international management and strategic global business across undergraduate and postgraduate programs respectively. His current research interests include the role of global mindset in strategic decision making in multinationals, international human resource management in multinationals and ethical decision making in multinationals. Di Fan is an Associate Professor in International Business in the School of Management, Curtin University, Perth. His research interests include multinationals from emerging economies, international strategic management and international human resource management,as well as topics related to Chinese management. Ying Lu is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Marketing and Management, Macquarie University, Sydney. Dr Lu's research interests are in the areas of cross-cultural management, diversity management, international human resource management and occupational health and safety.