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Introduction to Globalization and Business : Relationships and Responsibilities - Barbara Parker

Introduction to Globalization and Business

Relationships and Responsibilities

Paperback Published: 1st April 2005
ISBN: 9780761944966
Number Of Pages: 536

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Companion Web Site: http: //www.sagepub.co.uk/parker/default.htmWhat is globalization? How have the world economies changed in recent years? What impact do these changes have on business and management practice? Through creative use of examples, case studies and exercises from organizations worldwide, this book demonstrates the many levels at which globalization impacts on contemporary businesses, society and organizations and elucidates the ways in which different globalization trends and factors interrelate.

Focusing on an integrated approach to understanding the effects of global trends such as new technologies, new markets, and cultural and political changes, the book enables students to understand the wider implications of globalization and apply this to their study and comprehension of contemporary business and management.

Each chapter:

- opens with a short and current case which introduces the key concepts covered in that chapter

- provides an overview of chapter objectives to allow the student to navigate easily

- illustrates the chapter concepts with useful boxed examples

- concludes with a review of the key chapter concepts learnt

- provides a series of review and discussion questions

- offers 'Global Enterprise Project' assignments for applying course concepts to the same company

- gives up-to-date references from many sources to direct student's further reading.

An Introduction to Globalization
A Systems View of Global Management
Characteristics and Challenges for Global Enterprises
The Landscape of Global Business
Global Industries
Globalization of the Natural Environment
Globalization of Culture
Global Economics 1
Trade, FDI, Currency, Wealth Measures and Financial Institutions
Global Economy 2
Globalization of Labor
Global Politics
Globalization of Technologies
Organizational Governance and Structure
Leaders, Managers, Careers and Global Human Resource Systems
Managing Diversity and Teams
Corporate Social Responsibilty and Ethics
Decision-Making, Innovation and Creativity, Risk and Conflict Management
A Look Ahead
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ISBN: 9780761944966
ISBN-10: 0761944966
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 536
Published: 1st April 2005
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 17.78  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.95
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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