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Innovations in International and Cross-Cultural Management
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Innovations in International and Cross-Cultural Management

  • P. Christopher Earley - University of Tasmania, Australia, Purdue University, USA, University of Connecticut, USA, National University of  Singapore, Singapore, London Business School, UK, Indiana University, USA, University of California, Irvine, USA, University of Minnesota, USA, University of Arizona, USA, Claremont McKenna College, USA
  • Harbir Singh - The Wharton School, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA

June 2000 | 384 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Presenting cross-cultural research on a wide range of organizational topics, this book ranges from the individual to the macro level. Among the issues examined are: organizational trust in international settings, HRM issues in international joint ventures, developing strategic advantage across borders, and social partnerships for sustainable growth.


P Christopher Earley and Habir Singh
Introduction
New Approaches to International and Cross-Cultural Management Research  
 
PART ONE: MICRO-ORGANIZATIONAL APPROACHES
Elizabeth C Ravlin, David C Thomas and Arzu Ilsev
Beliefs About Values, Status, and Legitimacy in Multicultural Groups
Influences on Intra-Group Conflict  
Michael W Morris, Joel M Podolny and Sheira Ariel
Missing Relations
Incorporating Relational Constructs into Models of Culture  
Martin J Gannon and Pino G Audia
The Cultural Metaphor
A Grounded Method for Analyzing National Cultures  
J Michael Geringer and Colette A Frayne
Strategic Human Resource Management in International Joint Ventures
 
PART TWO: MESO-ORGANIZATIONAL APPROACHES
Mark F Peterson, Carlos L Rodriguez and Peter B Smith
Extending Agency Theory with Event Management and Foreign Direct Investment Theories
US Investments in Brazilian Banks  
Cathy A Enz, Crist Inman and Melenie J Lankau
Strategic Social Partnership for Change
A Framework for Building Sustainable Growth in Developing Countries  
 
PART THREE: MACRO-ORGANIZATIONAL APPROACHES
Jeffrey H Dyer
Examining Inter-Firm Trust and Relationships in a Cross-National Setting
Sea Jin Chang
Replication of Keiretsu in the United States
Transfer of Interorganizational Network Through Direct Investment  
Thomas W Malnight
Toward a Model of Accelerating Organizational Change
Evidence from the Globalization Process  
Elaine Mosakowski
Strategic Colonialism in Unfamiliar Cultures
Overcoming Extreme Forms of Casual Ambiguity Internationally  
Srilata Zaheer
Time-Zone Economies and Managerial Work in a Global World

This text provides a sound and comprehesive study of cross-cultural management It opens up new perspectives and avenues for understading topics relevant to international management. As such it is suitable for students and practitioners who have a keen interest in Globalisation and its current challenges.

Dr Denis Hyams-Ssekasi
Business School, University Campus Oldham
January 31, 2014

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