International management : theory and practice / Paul N. Gooderham, Birgitte Grogaard, Odd Nordhaug.
By: Gooderham, Paul N.
Contributor(s): Grogaard, Birgitte | Nordhaug, Odd.Call number: 658.049 G649I Material type: BookPublisher: Cheltenham, U.K. ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, c2013Description: xx, 452 p. : ill., charts.ISBN: 9781782546221 (pbk.).Subject(s): International business enterprises -- Management
Setting the scene: the multinational company -- Foreign operating modes and ownership forms. Case A: Durable and unstable IJVs: the case of BKT -- Strategies, structures and learning networks. Case B: From multidomestic to globally integrated: when local taste matters -- Risk management. Case C: McDonald's thrives and dives in Russia and Iceland -- Cultural distance. Case D: Cultural diversity in a Danish MNC -- HRM in multinational companies. Case E: Gained in translation: the import, translation and development of a US sales and management concept -- Competencies and knowledge transfer. Case F: Five steps to creating a global knowledge-sharing system: Siemens ShareNet -- Expatristion and repatriation. Case G: LVMH: career development through international mobility -- Ethical, social and environmental responsibilities in MNCs. Case H: Cermaq: from activist target to sustainability leader -- Global industrial relations. Case I: A GUF's relationship with a multinational company -- Different forms of internationalization and diverse HRM practices: the case of China. Case J: Global expansion and human resource management of Huawei Technologies Ltd -- Future challenges.