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Multinational Management, 6th Edition

  • John B. Cullen Washington State University
  • K. Praveen Parboteeah University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • ISBN-10: 1285094948  |  ISBN-13: 9781285094946
  • 768 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2005
  • © 2014 | Published
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Overview

In today's increasingly complex global environment, developing and making strategic choices are the mainstays of successful decision making. The updated edition of Cullen & Parboteeah's MULTINATIONAL MANAGEMENT: A STRATEGIC APPROACH uses a distinctive strategic approach to explore the global economy and the impact of managerial decisions—equipping students with a strategic mindset. The text covers all topics essential to international management, including comparative management issues, formation and implementation of strategies in the global environment, the building of strategic alliances, negotiation and cross-cultural communication, international human resource management, business ethics, and much more. Available with InfoTrac® Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Features and Benefits

  • Authors John B. Cullen and K. Praveen Parboteeah provide instructors with their effective research on the social institutions of work values and international recruiting.
  • MULTINATIONAL MANAGEMENT: A STRATEGIC APPROACH features topics related to the global economic crisis, including the world banking crisis and the US economic bailout, and also provides enhanced coverage on transnational strategy concepts, Porter's five forces, copyright infringement, FDI, sustainability, social responsibility, and regional and global integration.
  • MULTINATIONAL MANAGEMENT: A STRATEGIC APPROACH remains the first international management text that uses a strategic perspective as a unifying theme to explore the global economy and the impact of managerial decisions.
  • MULTINATIONAL MANAGEMENT: A STRATEGIC APPROACH emphasizes the multinational activities of small business, focusing an entire chapter on the specific problems and prospects for entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to become multinational competitors.
  • The updated edition of MULTINATIONAL MANAGEMENT: A STRATEGIC APPROACH discusses how cultural differences affect strategies and operations, giving students an appreciation of how social institutions—such as the economic system, the polity, the education system, and religion—play an important role in any multinational operation.
  • The authors of MULTINATIONAL MANAGEMENT: A STRATEGIC APPROACH provide end-of-chapter cases, integrative end-of-part cases, and a variety of boxed features to give students the opportunity to develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • MULTINATIONAL MANAGEMENT: A STRATEGIC APPROACH features a multitude of innovative resources for students, including the Electronic Study Tools Web site, dynamic practice quizzes, electronic flash cards, a PowerPoint presentation, key terms, and more.

Table of Contents

Preface.
About the Authors.
PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF MULTINATIONAL MANAGEMENT.
1. Multinational Management in a Changing World.
2. Culture and Multinational Management.
3. The Institutional Context of Multinational Management.
4. Managing Ethical and Social Responsibility Challenges in Multinational Companies.
PART II: STRATEGY CONTENT AND FORMULATION FOR MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES.
5. Strategic Management in the Multinational Company: Content and Formulation.
6. Multinational and Participation Strategies: Content and Formulation.
7. Small Businesses and International Entrepreneurship: Overcoming Barriers and Finding Opportunities.
PART III: MANAGEMENT PROCESSES IN STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION: DESIGN CHOICES FOR MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES.
8. Organizational Designs for Multinational Companies.
9. International Strategic Alliances: Design and Management.
10. Multinational E-Commerce: Strategies and Structures.
PART IV: STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION FOR MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
11. International Human Resource Management.
12. HRM in the Local Context: Knowing When and How to Adapt.
PART V: STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION FOR MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES: INTERACTION PROCESSES.
13. International Negotiation and Cross-Cultural Communication.
14. Motivation in Multinational Companies.
15. Leadership and Management Behavior in Multinational Companies.
Glossary.
Name Index.
Subject Index.
Company Index.

What's New

  • The sixth edition of MULTINATIONAL MANAGEMENT: A STRATEGIC APPROACH features new and updated cases.
  • This edition has been updated with the latest research, examples, and statistics available in multinational management, providing the most accurate and up-to-date information possible.
  • Updated figures and tables with data from GLOBE: The Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness Research Program, the World Values Survey, the International Social Survey Program, the World Bank's World Trade Report, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and the United Nation's World Investment Report.
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Instructor Supplements

DVD  (ISBN-10: 1285094972 | ISBN-13: 9781285094977)

Relevant and intriguing, this lively video package uses real-world companies to illustrate international business concepts as outlined in the textbook--making learning easy and fun while exposing students to the complex issues of multinational management. Focusing on both small and large businesses, the video gives students an inside perspective on the situations and issues that global corporations face.

CourseMate with Career Transitions 2.0, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285095014 | ISBN-13: 9781285095011)

Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.

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CourseMate with Career Transitions 2.0, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285095014 | ISBN-13: 9781285095011)

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

John B. Cullen

John Cullen is Professor of Management at Washington State University where he teaches courses on international management, organizational theory, strategic management, and business ethics. He has also taught on the faculties of the University of Nebraska, the University of Rhode Island, Waseda and Keio Universities in Japan (as a Fulbright lecturer), and the Catholic University of Lille in France. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He consults regularly with U.S. and Japanese organizations regarding international strategic alliances and the management of ethical behavior. Professor Cullen is the author or co-author of four books and over 60 journal articles, which have appeared in journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Organizational Studies, Management International Review, Journal of Vocational Behavior, American Journal of Sociology, Organizational Dynamics, and the Journal of World Business. He also has given over 100 presentations at national and regional meetings. His major research interests include the effects of national culture and social institutions on managers and workers, the management of trust and commitment in international strategic alliances, ethical climates in multinational organizations, and the dynamics of organizational structure. Professor Cullen serves or has served on various editorial boards including the Academy of Management Journal and Advances in International Management and reviews for major journals in management and international business.

K. Praveen Parboteeah

K. Praveen Parboteeah is an Associate Professor of International Management at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. He received his Ph.D. from Washington State University, holds an MBA from California State University-Chico and a B.S. (Honors) in Management Studies from the University of Mauritius. Parboteeah's research interests include international management, ethics, and technology and innovation management. He has been involved in developing alternative models to national culture to explain cross-national differences in individual behaviors. He has published over 20 articles in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Decision Sciences, Small Group Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Management International Review, Journal of World Business and Journal of Engineering and Technology Management. Parboteeah has received numerous awards for his research. He was the 2005 Western Academy of Management Ascendant Scholar. He has also received Best Paper Awards from the Academy of Management and Global Information and Technology Management Association. Most recently, he was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Research by the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater and the Research Award by the College of Business. Parboteeah has been involved in many aspects of international education at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. He chairs the International Business Committee and is currently developing a strategic plan for the college. He is also the coordinator for exchanges with two French universities and has lectured in many countries including Mexico, South Korea, Germany, and U.K. Of Indian ancestry, Parboteeah grew up on the African island of Mauritius and speaks English, French and Creole. He currently lives in Whitewater, Wisconsin with his South Korean wife Kyong, daughter Alisha and new son, Davin.