Global Management

Universal Theories and Local Realities

Author: Stewart R Clegg,Eduardo Ibarra-Colado,Bueno-Rodriquez Luis

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761958154

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 308

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This book re-examines management theory `after Globalization'. Combining key names and studies from across the world, it explores the local realities that resist universal theories and that permeate the daily lives of practising managers. The book provides a comprehensive and critical reflection on the widely documented phenomenon of globalization in business. It assesses the implications of the diversity of individual economies and enterprises for general theories of management and concludes by presenting new approaches to the study and research of management and organizations.

Competitive Global Management - Principles and Strategies

Author: Abbass Alkhafaji

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781884015366

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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Each chapter in Competitive Global Management: Principles and Strategies lists important objectives to be learned. The latest management research explains strategies of multinational corporations. A real-life case study helps the reader comprehend the importance of the issues discussed. The book features a current literature review, drawn from recent studies and research in the major international publications, further exemplifying major points.

The Global Management of Creativity

Author: Marcus Wagner,Jaume Valls-Pasola,Thierry Burger-Helmchen

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317436849

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 184

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In the past, ‘Global Management’ meant optimizing production and commercialization activities around the world in an international business context. With the emergence and rise of the creative economy, the global game has changed. This book is about the global management of creativity and related innovation processes, and examines how companies, organizations and institutions can foster the transformation of an original idea to its successful execution and international diffusion. The Global Management of Creativity gives a clear framework for analyzing creativeness in organizations in an international context, and pinpointing important key elements that should be tracked. Comprising expert contributions and written by a wide array of leading scholars in economics, management of innovation and creativity, this book is an insightful resource. This volume provides empirical and theoretical material for managers, students and academics in the field of international management of creativity and innovation. It is also suitable for those who are interested in industrial economics, management of technology, and innovation and industrial studies.

Global Management, Local Resistances

Theoretical Discussion and Empirical Case Studies

Author: Ulrike Schuerkens

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317906586

Category: Social Science

Page: 246

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This book originates from a research project involving extensive collection and analysis of primary and secondary materials (scholarly literature, statistical data, and interviews with key actors) on global management and local resistances in all major world regions during the last years. It seeks to assess the overall management situation in the world, looking at the world as a social system where some countries act as winners of socioeconomic globalization, others as losers, and some as both. Offering analytical and comparative insights at the global level, this book will be useful for scholars, students, NGOs, and policy makers.

The Blackwell Handbook of Global Management

A Guide to Managing Complexity

Author: Henry W. Lane,Martha L. Maznevski,Mark E. Mendenhall,Jeanne McNett

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405128836

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 504

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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.

Global Management Challenges for Internal Auditors

ECIIA Yearbook of Internal Audit 2010/11

Author: European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA)

Publisher: Erich Schmidt Verlag GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783503129409

Category: Auditing

Page: 152

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The financial crisis as well as new laws and regulations following it has lead to an increasing need for Internal Audit. Enhancing the risk management systems and giving assurance to the management are a major issue on the one hand. On the other hand cost cutting has also affected Internal Audit Departments. Thus more with less will become a necessity for Internal Auditors. The ability to work smarter will increase in importance over the coming year. Sharing information and knowledge between internal audit teams will be crucial. The experts of the ECIIA offer you insights and their knowledge about: Internal Audit Standards & Professional Practice FrameworkCorporate Governance & Risk ManagementInternal Audit PracticesFuture of Internal AuditingAn excellent overview about recent developments and requirements for European Internal Auditors!

Local and Global Management of Branding, Identity and Image

Author: Felix Zimmermann

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3640481631

Category: Political Science

Page: 19

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Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Topic: European Union, grade: 1,0, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), language: English, abstract: Nowadays western world consumers face an infinite quantity of products that are in many cases sold in numerous countries all over the world. Modern communication technologies allow multinational companies to perform their marketing strategies on a global level, due to the possibility of executing cross-border transactions more and more efficiently in the short term. However in what way has the consequential development of growing together an effect on marketing relevant socio-cultural differences? The following paragraphs treat first and foremost the significance of intercultural aspects for global and local marketing strategies. Gathering different point of views towards brand characters shows the interest of a non-categorized thinking concerning brand perception. The initial definitions ‘global‘- ‘local’ brands are already suggestive of the ambiguous character of brands. Analyzing adaptation and standardizing branding strategies leads finally to the principal result of this work: reasoning that successful global branding always implies the creation of a strong brand personality.