Organizations and Management in Cross-Cultural Context
- Zeynep Aycan - Koc University, Turkey
- Rabindra N Kanungo - McGill University, Canada
- Manuel Mendonca - McGill University, Canada
*Winner in the Management and Leadership Textbook Category at CMI Management Book of the Year Awards 2015*
An ideal course text for Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management or Cross-Cultural Management courses.
- Chapters present the fundamental theoretical approaches in all key areas including leadership, ethics and change, and then explore them in the context of culture and cross-cultural management.
- Encourages self-reflection and critical appraisal through a series of questions and scenarios designed to get you thinking like a manager working with an international team.
- Provides practical guidance on tackling the most complex issues facing managers today.
- Contains insights into the experiences of real employees working in a multicultural environment.
The companion website provides a wealth of additional material to support students and teachers alike.
The companion website provides a wealth of additional material to support students and teachers alike including:
- End of chapter videos to promote class discussion and encourage critical thinking
- Web links to related content to expand students' knowledge
- Suggested Real World Case Studies to give insight into cross cultural challenges faced by real organizations
- Flashcards of key terms to help students get to grips with HRM, OB, and management jargon
This is an excellent textbook that focuses on the important topic of working with different cultures. Few businesses are solely domestic these days so working across countries is a common challenge for managers. The combination of frameworks, examples and case studies used provides the reader with an insight into how to tackle one of the growing trends of our time and gives them the confidence to do so.
'Organizations and Management in cross-cultural context is an important and timely book. Professors Zeynep Aycan, Rabindra Kanungo, and Manuel Mendonca are excellent scholars. Their new book will help students and managers alike navigate more successfully in the global business and cultural environment of the 21st century. Their invitation to reflection raises and to web-based interaction among readers raises the quality of the discussion that this book will support above that of many of its competitors.'
'This book provides an impressive integration of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management and Cross-Cultural Psychology. It covers a very broad set of topics, even ethics. It uses case studies, stories, pictures, diagrams and tables most appropriately to help the student reach specific learning objectives. The first two authors are internationally known for their work in cross-cultural management. This will be the best text on these topics at this time.'
'I am most excited by this forthcoming text for two reasons. First, the integration of major theoretical orientations and research findings with cultural contexts within which they may be applied is most critical as globalization burgeons. Second, the authors are uniquely suited by background and expertise to accomplish the integration in an informative, scholarly fashion. Additionally the notion of including issues and questions for reflection cannot help but foster critical thinking on the part of the reader. The text should soon become a classic in our literature.'
'This book has been long overdue, filling an acutely felt lacuna in the field of cross cultural human resource management and organizational behavior. Actively provoking thought and reflection, I consider this well structured volume a compulsory, highly suited read for graduate students as well as practitioners who wish to deepen their understanding of their multicultural organizational settings.'
'Aycan, Kanungo and Mendonca adopt a non-U.S. lens to examine the important topics pertaining to managing in a global context. Useful text for both U.S. and non-U.S. students to understand the dynamics and complexities of managing in the Twenty-first century.'
'Organizations and Management in cross-cultural context presents the much needed integration of three separate but inter related fields of cross-cultural management, HRM and OB. In the present global world of business organisations this will provide students, teachers and practitioners useful insights and critical knowledge needed to be successful in cross-cultural contexts. The text covers a range of topics which are key to someone new or a seasonal global professional to better understand the dynamics of learning and managing in cross-cultural contexts. Professors Aycan, Kanungo and Mendonca are leading scholars in the field and as expected have done a great job in putting this together. This will no doubt become a standard work in the field for years to come.'
'A much needed text which provides excellent cross cultural application to the study of organisation. Invaluable to students and practitioners alike.'
An excellent book to have.
Use additional reading
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: Managing Learning Organizations in Cross-cultural Context