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International dimensions of organizational behavior

Author: Adler, Nancy J. Series: Kent international business series Publisher: Kent, 1986.Language: EnglishDescription: 242 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 053406258XType of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Contents PART I: The Impact of Culture on Organizations Chapter 1: Do Cultures Vary? Cross-Cultural Management 4 What Is Culture? 8 How Do Cultures Vary? 12 Summary 24 Questions 25 Notes 25 References 26 1 1 Chapter 2: Do Cultural Differences Affect the Organization? 29 Work Behavior Varies Across Cultures 29 Are Organizations Becoming More Similar? 45 Organization Culture and National Culture 46 Summary 48 CONTENTS Questions 48 Notes 49 References 49 Chapter 3: Communicating Across Cultural Barriers 50 Cross-Cultural Communication 51 Cross-Cultural Misperception 54 Cross-Cultural Misinterpretation 56 Cross-Cultural Misevaluation 68 Communication: Getting Their Meaning, Not Just Their Words 68 Summary 72 Questions 73 Notes 73 References 74 PART II: Managing Cultural Diversity 76 Chapter 4: Cultural Synergy 76 Invisible Culture: Strategies for Recognizing Culture Cultural Synergy 88 Summary 95 Questions 97 References 97 Chapter 5: Multicultural Teams 99 Managing a Multicultural Work Force 100 Domestic Multiculturalism 100 Task Groups: The Organization in Microcosm 76 102 xii CONTENTS Types of Diversity in Croups 103 Cultural Diversity's Impact on Croups 105 Conditions for Team Effectiveness 111 Managing Culturally Diverse Groups 116 Summary 118 Questions 119 References 119 Chapter 6: Cross-Cultural Leadership, Motivation, and Decision Making 123 Leadership 124 Motivation 127 Decision Making 133 Summary 144 Questions 145 Notes 145 References 145 Chapter 7: Negotiating with Foreigners 149 Negotiating Internationally 151 Successful Negotiations: The People, the Situation, and the Process 156 The Negotiation Process 163 Negotiation Tactics 174 Summary 187 Questions 188 Notes 188 References 188 CONTENTS PART III: Managing International Transitions Chapter 8: Cross-Cultural Transitions: Expatriate Employee Entry and Reentry Cross-Cultural Entry 192 Home Country Reentry 198 Professional Reentry 201 The Underutilized International Employee 210 Summary 212 Questions 213 Notes 213 References 213 Selected Readings on Selection and Training 214 Selected Readings on Corporate Reentry 217 191 191 Chapter 9: A Portable Life: The Expatriate Spouse Moving Overseas: Premade Decisions 220 Cross-Cultural Transitions 227 Creating a Meaningful Portable Life 233 Returning Home 235 Recommendations 235 Summary 236 Questions 237 Notes 237 References 237 Epilogue 239 Index 241 219 xiv

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