Thomas, David C. 1947-

Cross-cultural management : essential concepts / David C. Thomas, and Mark F. Peterson. - Third Edition. - Los Angeles : SAGE, [2015] - xix, 323 p. : illustration ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-295) and indexes.

Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Management and culture -- Introduction: the challenging role of the global manager -- Describing culture : what it is and where it comes from -- Comparing cultures : systematically describing cultural differences -- How culture works : fundamentals of cross-cultural interaction -- Roles of the global manager -- The manager as decision maker : cross-cultural dimensions of decision making -- The manager as negotiator : communicating and negotiating across cultures -- The manager as leader : motivation and leadership across cultures -- Global management challenges -- The challenge of multicultural work groups and teams -- The challenge of international organizations : structure and culture -- The challenge of international assignments -- The challenge of managing across cultures in the future -- References -- Name index -- Subject index -- About the author.

9781452257501 (alk. paper)

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International business enterprises--Management.
International business enterprises--Cross-cultural studies.--Management
Management--Cross-cultural studies.
Intercultural communication.
Communication in management--Cross-cultural studies.

HD62.4 / .T488 2015