Paradoxes of culture and globalization [electronic resource] /Martin J. Gannon.
By: Gannon, Martin J.Material type: BookPublisher: Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xx, 263 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781452244952 (electronic bk.); 1452244952 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Culture | Culture and globalization | Cross-cultural studies | Cross-cultural orientation | Multiculturalism | International business enterprises | Paradox | Ethnopsychology | Mondialisation | Multiculturalisme | Entreprises multinationales | Kulturvergleich | Kulturanthropologie | Kulturelles System | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization | Cross-cultural orientation | Cross-cultural studies | Culture | Culture and globalization | International business enterprises | MulticulturalismGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 303.48/201 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-239) and index.
Thinking paradoxically -- Conceptualizing and perceiving culture -- Leadership, motivation, and group behavior across cultures -- Communicating across cultures -- Crossing cultures -- Cross-cultural negotiations -- Multi-ethnicity, religion, geography, and immigration -- Economic development and culture -- Globalization and culture -- Strategy, business functions, and international human resource management.
"What is a paradox? Why are cross-cultural paradoxes essential for understanding the changes that are occurring because of globalization? Encompassing a wide variety of areas including leadership, cross-cultural negotiations, immigration, religion, economic development, and business strategy, Paradoxes of Culture and Globalization develops 93 cross-cultural paradoxes essential for understanding globalization." "This is a text for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses such as International Management, International Business, Comparative Management, World Business Environment, Cross-Cultural Management, Cross-Cultural Communications, and Cultural Anthropology in the departments of business and management, communication, and anthropology. It is also appropriate for management training and education."--Jacket.
Description based on print version record.