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This Routledge Companion provides a timely and authoritative overview of cross-cultural management as an academic domain and field of practice for academics and students. With contributions from over 60 authors from 20 countries, the book is organised in to five thematic areas: Review, survey and critique Language and languages: moving from the periphery to the core Cross-cultural management research and education The new international business landscape Rethinking a multidisciplinary paradigm. Edited by an international team of scholars and featuring contributions from a range of leading cross-cultural management experts, this prestigious volume represents the most comprehensive guide to the development and scope of cross-cultural management as an academic discipline.
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Table of Contents

Keynote Foreword (Mary Yoko Brannen) Editorial Introduction (Nigel Holden, Snejina Michailova and Susanne Tietze) Part A: Review, Survey and Critique 1.Introduction (Sonja Sackmann) 2.Cross-Cultural Management Rising (Margaret Phillips and Sonja Sackmann) 3.Towards a Complex View of Culture: Cross-cultural management, "native categories", and their impact on concepts of management and organization (Fiona Moore) 4.Cross-Cultural Management at a Cross-Roads? (Wolfgang Mayrhofer and Katharina Pernkopf-Konhausner) 5.The Hofstede Factor: The consequences of culture's consequences (Sierk Ybema and Pal Nyiri) 6.The Impact of Japan on Western Management: Theory and Practice (Christina Ahmadjian and Ulrike Schaede) 7.Cross-Cultural Management: Arguing the case for non-cultural explanations (Vlad Vaiman and Nigel Holden) 8.Challenges of Working and Conducting Business in Cross Cultures (Mikael Sondergaard and Sonja Sackmann) Part B: Language and languages: Moving from the Periphery to the Core 9.Introduction (Terry Mughan) 10.Cross-Cultural Management and Language Studies Within IB Research: Past and present paradigms and suggestions for future research (Markus Pudelko, Ann-Wil Harzing and Helen Tenzer) 11.Researching Supra- and Sub-National Contexts: Multi-sited and extended ethnographic methodologies for language research (Anders Klitmoller, Jakob Lauring and Toke Bjerregard) 12.Multicultural and Multilingual: Workplace communication in Dubai (Priscilla Goby and Catherine Nickerson) 13.Multilinguaculturing: Making an asset of multilingual human resources in organizations (P. Yanaprasart) 14.Translation in Cross-Cultural Management: A matter of voice (Chris Steyaert and Maddy Janssens) 15.What Bicultural-Bilinguals do in Multinational Corporations (Wilhelm Barner-Rasmussen) 16.Language Diversity in Management Education: Towards a multilingual turn (Linda Cohen, Jane Kassis-Henderson and Philippe Lecomte) 17.Language-Oriented Human Resource Management Practices in Multinational Companies (Vesa Peltokorpi) 18.Company Linguistic Identity and its Metaphorical Dimensions: Purchasers, personnel and products through the perspective of metaphors (Magdalena Bielenia-Grajewska) Part C: Cross-Cultural Management Research and Educationã 19.Introduction (Gavin Jack) 20.Bridging Etic and Emic Approaches in Cross-Cultural Management Research (Jia He and Fons J. R. van de Vijver) 21.Beyond Positivism: Towards paradigm pluralism in cross-cultural management research (Ajnesh Prasad) 22.Beyond West-Centrism: The way forward for cross-cultural management in Latin America (Alfredo Behrens) 23.The Present and Future of Cross-Cultural Management Education in China: Towards an integrated etic-emic approach (Yunxia Zhu and Zhaohui Wang) 24.The Evolution of a Cross-Cultural Perspective in Russian Business Education (Sheila M. Puffer, Daniel J. McCarthy, Anna Gryaznova and Vyacheslav Boltrukevich) 25.Intercultural Encounters as Socially Constructed Experiences: Which concepts? Which pedagogies? (Prue Holmes) 26.In Search of an International Experience: Towards a `Bildung' understanding of MBA learning (Sarah Robinson) Part D: The New International Business Landscape 27.The New Business Landscape - Transformational Perspectives: Introduction (Fiona Moore) 28.Global Innovation through Cross-Cultural Collaboration (Karina R. Jensen) 29.Culture in the Audit File: An empirical reflection on the cross-national cultural `native categories' used by auditors in a "Big 4" professional services firm (Olof P.G. Bik) 30.Cyber-Threats and Cybersecurity Challenges: A cross-cultural perspective (Nir Kshetri and Lailani Laynesa Alcantara) 31.A Nation of Money and Sheep (Mar Wolfgang Mixa) 32.The Evolving World of the Cross-Cultural Manager as a Corporate and Socio-Political Actor (OEdul Bozkurt) 33.Under Construction But Open for Business: Women entrepreneurs negotiating shifting socio-economic realities in the Arab Gulf (Leila DeVriese) 34.Transformational Leadership: Contextually dependent on individual and cultural values (Gregory Bott) 35.Indian Boundary Spanners in Cross-Cultural and Inter-Organisational Teamwork: An Account from a global software development project (Anne-Marie Soderberg) 36.`Looking Forward by Looking Back': A transdisciplinary self/other perspective on intercultural expatriate research (David Guttormsen) Part E: Rethinking a Multidisciplinary Paradigm 37.Introduction (Janne Tienari) 38.Interdisciplinary Research of Cultural Diversity (Slawek Magala) 39.Post-Colonial Feminist Contributions to Cross-Cultural Management (Banu OEzkazanc-Pan) 40.What Cross-Cultural Management Doesn't Tell Us: History of generational dynamics in Chinese society (Matti Nojonen) 41.Making Sense of Gender Equality Across Cultures: Applying a global programme in Argentina (Mariana I. Paludi and Jean Helms Mills) 42.Reproducing Self and the Other: The role of cross-cultural management and training in shaping Isreali-Korean collaborations (Michal Frenkel, Irina Lyan and Gili Drori) 43.Finns, Russians, and the Smokescreen of Culture: A micro-political perspective on managerial struggles in multinationals (Alexei Koveshnikov) 44.Management is Back! Cross-cultural encounters in global virtual teams (Johanna Saarinen and Rebecca Piekkari) 45.A Multiparadigm Analysis of Cross-Cultural Encounters (Henriett Primecz, Laurence Romani and Katalin Topcu)

About the Author

Nigel Holden is Visiting Research Fellow at Leeds University Business School, UK. Snejina Michailova is Professor of International Business at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Susanne Tietze is Professor of Management at Keele University, UK.

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'Never in the history of humanity has it been more important for the peoples of the world to learn how to effectively communicate with each other, both within global corporations and across societies and organizations worldwide. The Routledge Companion to Cross-Cultural Management is therefore both timely and important for every manager, and student of management, who believes that communicating respect is as important as 'getting the work done'.' - Nancy J. Adler, Professor, McGill University, Canada and author of International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior and the Leadership Insight journal (Routledge) 'What a tremendous collection of work by many of the world's greatest experts on cross-cultural and international issues! The Routledge Companion to Cross-Cultural Management is a highly significant path towards advancing the field through the collective works of global scholars addressing cultural issues ranging from theory overview, topic specific issues, educational initiatives, and new advances in the field. I highly recommend this edited volume for both the academic scholar as well as the student of cultural issues in management.' - P. Christopher Earley, Professor, Purdue University, USA 'The aptly named Companion to Cross-Cultural Management is indeed a volume that should be the companion to everyone active in cross-cultural management research and education. It provides excellent coverage of the field including the often overlooked area of language.' - David C. Thomas, PhD, Beedie Chair and Professor of International Management, Simon Fraser University, Canada, Author of 'Cross Cultural Management: Essential Concepts'

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