Promoting a greater understanding of intercultural interactions, this timely and engaging Research Handbook provides an overview of the current state of research on cultural intelligence and analyzes its prospects for the future. Contributors investigate the heightened importance of intercultural interactions among individuals, groups, organizations, and societies in an increasingly interconnected global community.
Expansive and engaging, the Research Handbook on Innovation in International Business takes a deep dive into technological, organisational, firm, and industry-level innovation. Contributions from leading experts in international business cover large multinational firms to SMEs and emerging markets, providing industry-specific insights into innovative solutions from across the globe.
This comprehensive research Handbook encompasses an expansive range of perspectives on the globalization process of Chinese firms.
Eminent global scholars provide contributions on a variety of topics, including:
• industrial innovation;
• technological innovation and learning;
• the performance of Chinese international joint ventures,;
• the global consumer;
• Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) including barriers to FDI and FDI in China’s hinterland areas;
• the globalization of Chinese business practices in Africa;
• the Human Resource Management Transfer Process;
• Corporate Information Disclosure in China’s Stock Market; and
• the home employment effect.
This comprehensive Handbook explores limitations and challenges arising from attempts to develop indigenous theories and constructs applicable to Chinese social reality. Key contributors integrate the literature in their topic areas, providing directions for pushing forward the frontiers of research into a more culturally sensitive and powerful representation of Chinese organizational behavior. Areas examined include emotional intelligence, creativity and motivation, leadership, team conflicts, trust, power and business ethics. Experienced practitioner input is included.
This Companion provides an authoritative overview of how cultural diversity is managed in Asia. Although the Asian context appears at first sight to be irreconcilably divergent in terms of diversity management approaches, the contributing authors seek to explore thematic and geographical demarcations of the notions of cultural diversity and equality at work.
This timely Companion examines the unique codes and processes of managing gender diversity, equality and inclusion in Asia.
Managing Gender Diversity in Asia covers the whole geography of Asia through chapters authored by eminent scholars in the field and thus provides an authoritative tool for a critical and evidence based understanding of gender diversity management in Asia. The distinctive nature of Asian institutional structures, approaches and processes are examined in order to account for variations in representation and inclusion at work for women and men.
Asia is highly regarded as one of the fastest growing regions in the world, and this unique Handbook focuses on the internationalization process and entrepreneurial dynamics of small business within the continent.
Using a clear and consistent style, the Handbook examines more than 40 countries in Asia and allows researchers to compare the environment for entrepreneurship, the internationalization of entrepreneurs and the state of small business in different Asian countries. The chapters are authored by well-known scholars who provide insight into how government policies have affected the internationalization of small firms in Asia.
The rise of Asia as an important region for global business has been widely recognized as one of the most significant economic phenomena in the new millennium. This accessible and comprehensive Handbook brings together state-of-the-art reviews of Asian business in an expansive range of areas including: business organizations; strategic management; marketing; state–business relations; business and development; and business policy issues.