Understanding Cross-cultural Management

Understanding Cross-cultural Management

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A text in cross-cultural management which presents the key themes and issues in managing people and organisations across national and cultural boundaries, this title offers a selective but broad view of thinking on culture linked to management, organisation and communication.When EADS, parent company of Airbus, was created, it was headed by two chief executives, German and French. ... One of the causes of the delay in the production of the A380 was the design of the complex wiring system for the aircraft. ... Although the software developer said the two versions were compatible, data was lost when transferring files from one system ... a#39;What happened in Germany certainly was not just a technical problem in the narrow sense, a#39; author Hellemans notes.

Title:Understanding Cross-cultural Management
Author:Marie-Joëlle Browaeys, Roger Price
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2008


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