`The material is excellent in terms of relevance today... I compliment Professor Parker on the way she has approached the material, which is up to date and useful.'Robert Moran, The American Graduate School of International Management, Thunderbird, ArizonaWhat 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, Globalization and Business Practice 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 grasp understand the wider implications of globalization and apply this to their study and comprehension of contemporary business and management.Each chapter opens with a current case which introduces the key concepts covered in the chapter. Illustrations of globalization follow and these are used to consider the effects of worldwide integraton on organizations, management and international business theory. The concluding section of the chapter reviews the key chapter concepts, provides a list of review and discussion questions and gives references to further reading. The author provides her own additional material in separate sections to support each chapter of the book on her Internet homepage: http://fac-staff.seattleu.edu//r/
What 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, Globalization and Business Practice 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 grasp understand the wider implications of globalization and appl
Globalization of Business: Practice and Theory will give executives and business students a current, in-depth look at becoming globally competitive in today's complex market. This essential guide offers you insight into issues every global businessperson needs to understand, such as the practice and theory of globalization, globalization dimensions and discourse, the nature of the global business environment, the roles of global corporations, strategic approaches, and global leadership. By identifying competitive and innovative practices, networks, and alliances, this text will help executives or beginners be a successful leader in the global business community. Offering new perspectives and approaches, this vital book contains new and updated information to help you and your company play a profitable and integral part in the international marketplace. To view an excerpt online, find the book in our QuickSearch catalog at www.HaworthPress.com.
Business Communication Practices That Are Changing Overtime, Are Significant For Success Of Any Business. Relying Importantly On Interpersonal Communications And Technology, The Changing Modern Trends In Business Communications Focus On The Importance Of Human Communication Relationships For Business Communication Links, Communication Skills And Development And Training Programs. While The Mass Low-End Markets, The Bottom Of The Pyramid, And Rural Markets Are Getting The Center Spread For Business Realities, Globalization With Its Challenges And Outsourcing Is Changing The Business Communication Scenarios. In 2000 Decades, The Business Management Scholars, Teachers And Trainers, Researchers, Practitioners, Professionals, And Educators Look Forward To Changing Business Communication Scenarios For Core Competencies In Business.The Present Book Is A Timely Publication, Aiming At Presenting The Ongoing Paradigm Shift In Business Communication Practices In Cohesive And Understandable Pattern. It Gives The Readers Insights About Communication Realities In The Business World. It Introduces The Readers To Business Communication Typology, Contexts And Patterns. Highlighting The Inflow And Outflow Of Information And Sharing With The External And Internal Links Of The Business Organization, The Book Discusses The Dynamics Of Business Communications In The Context Of Performance And Productivity. Besides, Marketing From Its Various Approaches, And Innovations Of Products And Services Are Also Discussed In Detail. Apart From These, The Role Of Advertisement, Public Relations Tactics, Communication Technologies And Skills, Varied Business Models And Many Other Related Concepts Have Been Analytically Dealt With.The Present Book Is Offered To The Students, Researchers, Professionals And Practitioners With The Hope That It Will Provide Not Only Accessible But Exciting Study Material.
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.
'Globalization and Health' offers analysis of serious global threats to health, the tools that can be used to evaluate these, and the agencies established to respond to them. This work gives an account of the successes and failures, as well as the challenges and opportunities of globalisation for public health.
This volume explores the management concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and in their interactions with their stakeholders. This practice also benefits the company and helps it to reach its strategic goals. This volume takes interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives to exploring a multitude of themes in CSR, including corporate social responsibility in conjunction with employee quality of life, globalization, industry sustainability, environmental accountability, academic spin-off, education, empowerment of women, corporate reputation, expenditures for CSR purposes, and more. The chapter authors consider the impacts and outcomes along with the emerging challenges of incorporating CSR in an organization’s business strategy. This volume is an important academic journey into some of the most relevant yet understudied issues of today. This volume will be a valuable resource for faculty and students in business as well as for industry professionals, researchers, and others.
Documents the information technology driven changes that occur in business structures, business practices and sector structures. This work provides information on what is really happening across the economic landscape as a result of changes in information technologies. It offers a comparative picture of technology and business practice.
Continued growth of the global market necessitates research that establishes norms and practices and ensures the appropriate level of ethical concern for those who contribute to the process of globalization and are being affected by globalization. Ethical Models and Applications of Globalization: Cultural, Socio-Political and Economic Perspectives presents the work of researchers who seek to advance the understanding of both the ethical impact of globalization and the influence of globalization on ethical practices from various cultural, socio-political, economic, and religious perspectives. The aim of this reference work is to put forward empirically grounded methods for understanding both the effect that the process of globalization has on ethical practices in organizations and how this research can shape the course of economic globalization.
Cross-cultural management is an important facet of the globalized sport industry. Sport managers must be skilled at working with individuals from diverse cultures and aware of the key issues affecting sport on a global level. This book brings together cutting-edge research from leading sport scholars from around the world, to illuminate some of those important issues and to demonstrate what cross-cultural management looks like in a sporting context. Presenting case studies from countries as diverse as the US, Brazil, Poland and Venezuela, and across a range of sports from football to basketball, the book presents new empirical material derived from a range of inquiry protocols, including both qualitative and quantitative methods. It offers critical analyses of cross-cultural and managerial issues in key areas such as group cohesiveness, group communications, and misperception and misinterpretation. Making an important contribution to our understanding of both theory and practice in sport management, this book is fascinating reading for any student, researcher or practitioner with an interest in global and international sport.