Cross-cultural management in multinational project groups
- TOWARD A THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK OF INTERCULTURAL ACCOUNT-GIVING AND ACCOUNT EVALUATION. Tara, Jasmine // International Journal of Organizational Analysis (1993 - 2002);2000, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p155
The past two decades have seen an increase in personal mobility; people are often transferred by their companies to divisions in other countries. As a result, interactions between members of different cultures are prevalent in organizations; such interactions can cause miscommunication and...
- The Growing Pains of Globalizing HR. Wellins, Rich // Training & Development;May2000, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p79
Examines the challenges in the globalization of human resources (HR) practices. HR priorities driving international companies; Barriers to the implementation of consistent practices across global HR networks; Strategies to achieve balance between corporate culture and local cultural differences.
- Hofstede's national culture as a guide for sales practices across countries: The case of MNC's... Murphy, William H. // Australian Journal of Management (University of New South Wales);Jun99, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p37
Focuses on the attitudes of a multinational's sales forces in Australia and New Zealand toward the various practices that are used to train, coach, and motivate the sales force. Similarities between the countries; Multinationals' need to customize practices in distinct aspects of the sales system.
- Transplanting corporate cultures globally. Solomon, Charlene Marmer // Personnel Journal;Oct93, Vol. 72 Issue 10, p78
Discusses the importance of transplanting corporate culture globally for an international company to succeed. Borderless world; Corporate culture as a framework; Asea Brown Boveri Inc. (ABB) as the quintessential global company; Sensitivity to local attitudes and customs; Experiences of Ganfin...
- Organization Development in Japan . Kobayashi, K.; Burke, W. Warner // Columbia Journal of World Business;Summer76, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p113
Japanese are the most skillful imitators in the world. It has been said that with some products their copy is superior to the original. Transporting and copying "products" that pertain to human behavior and one's culture is quite another matter. Importing an idea or approach to change in...
- Integrating local and corporate cultures. Sebastian, Byron // HRMagazine;Sep96, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p114
Discusses how international business enterprises can establish operations in the Czech Republic. Focus on personnel management; Importance of corporate culture; Identification of line managers; Training of expatriates; Labor shortage in the Czech Republic.
- Cultural Distance between China and US across GLOBE Model and Hofstede Model. SHI Xiumei; WANG Jinyinhg // International Business & Management;2011, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p11
This study focuses on the comparison of cultural distance between China and US across GLOBE (the Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness) Model and Hofstede Model. Research in the cultural distance between the two countries has always been a hot topic in international...
- Exporting Corporate Culture. McCune, Jenny C. // Management Review;Dec99, Vol. 88 Issue 11, p52
Explains the significance of incorporating the corporate culture into international expansion moves. Balance between creating a unifying corporate culture and recognizing local differences; Difficulty in exporting a corporate culture; Steps on how to create a culture.
- The great penny elimination. MCMANUS, KEVIN // Industrial Engineer: IE;Sep2013, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p16
The author offers opinions on the role of culture and national characteristics in management. Canada's success in removing the penny coin from circulation is cited as an example of that country's ability to adapt to change, which is said to be a quality less common in the U.S. This in turn is...