Global Information Technologies Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author: Tan, Felix B.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781599049403
Size: 16.85 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"This collection compiles research in all areas of the global information domain. It examines culture in information systems, IT in developing countries, global e-business, and the worldwide information society, providing critical knowledge to fuel the future work of researchers, academicians and practitioners in fields such as information science, political science, international relations, sociology, and many more"--Provided by publisher.

Handbook Of Human Resource Management In The Middle East

Author: Pawan S. Budhwar
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 9781784719524
Size: 12.25 MB
Format: PDF
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This Handbook provides evidence-based information to the reader regarding the dynamics of HRM in this important region. The book is developed into three parts – contextual and functional issues such as societal and cultural perspectives, performance management and talent management; country-specific HRM covering the GCC, Levant and North African nations; and emerging themes such as HR issues related to domestic workers, labour localisation, expatriate management, CSR, Wasta, foreign and public sector firms. Covered under 23 chapters, the systematic analysis highlights the main forces determining HRM systems in the region.

Cultural Dimension Of Global Business

Author: Gary Ferraro
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317349044
Size: 12.25 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Demonstrates how the theory and insights of cultural anthropology can positively influence the conduct of global business. The Cultural Dimension of Global Business provides a foundation for understanding the impact of culture on global business and global business on culture. Learning Goals Upon completing this book readers will be able to: Understand the interaction between global business and culture Discuss comparative values and cultural differences Recognize the importance of understanding nonverbal communication patterns prevalent in the international business arena Be familiar with three functional processes critical to success in conducting global business: negotiating, partnering, and managing Identify strategies for coping with culture shock

Globalization Of Management Education

Author: Aacsb International
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 9780857249418
Size: 11.71 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Rarely, if ever, have business schools experienced change as far-reaching and powerful as during the current wave of globalization. Understanding these changes, and their implications, was the charge given to an AACSB Task Force on Globalization of Management Education. In this comprehensive report, the Task Force explores broad globalization trends in management education that command the attention of any individual or institution striving to navigate in today's environment. Then, by exploring individual business school strategies, it provides valuable insights into how business schools can and should respond. The report aims to encourage and guide business schools to embrace globalization in ways that are mission-appropriate, manageable given available resources, and meaningful to the stakeholders being served. For organizations serving business schools, it will be a catalyst for action that elevates and improves business schools' capabilities. Readers will be left with the conviction that great opportunities exist for business schools to move from keeping pace with the sweeping changes of globalization, to leading the way.

International Human Resource Management

Author: Paul Iles
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9781843983538
Size: 17.69 MB
Format: PDF
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International Human Resource Management is an essential book for all students and HR professionals looking to really understand international HRM. Covering the context of International HRM, HRM and National Culture, HRM in different regions and international HRM policies, this book provides thorough discussion and comprehensive consideration of all elements of international HRM, Full of contributions from experts in specific regions including North America, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Russia and China, this book will provide readers with a thorough understanding of HRM around the world. With crucial coverage of international HRM issues including cross-cultural leadership, business ethics, global talent supply and management as well as performance management of international staff, International Human Resource Management is essential reading for all those working or looking to work in HR around the world, particularly those looking to work in multinational companies. Fully supported by online resources including powerpoint slides, a lecturer guide, additional case studies and a bonus chapter on issues and new directions in International Human Resource Management as well as annotated web links and self-test questions for students.

Ingenious Citizenship

Author: Charles T. Lee
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822374831
Size: 20.14 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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In Ingenious Citizenship Charles T. Lee centers the daily experiences and actions of migrant domestic workers, sex workers, transgender people, and suicide bombers in his rethinking of mainstream models of social change. Bridging cultural and political theory with analyses of film, literature, and ethnographic sources, Lee shows how these abject populations find ingenious and improvisational ways to disrupt and appropriate practices of liberal citizenship. When voting and other forms of civic engagement are unavailable or ineffective, the subversive acts of a domestic worker breaking a dish or a prostitute using the strategies and language of an entrepreneur challenge the accepted norms of political action. Taken to the extreme, a young Palestinian woman blowing herself up in a Jerusalem supermarket questions two of liberal citizenship's most cherished values: life and liberty. Using these examples to critically reinterpret political agency, citizenship practices, and social transformation, Lee reveals the limits of organizing change around a human rights discourse. Moreover, his subjects offer crucial lessons in how to turn even the worst conditions and the most unstable positions in society into footholds for transformative and democratic agency.