The Elgar Companion to Managing People Across the Asia-Pacific provides a crucial exploration of current business and management research, touching upon topics such as leadership, employee motivation and politics, and innovation to provide a timely examination of management in the Asia-Pacific. It addresses how unique cultural, societal, and governance factors in the Asia-Pacific affect business practices.
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.
In this unique book, Sten Söderman explores the prospect of China reaching its goal of hosting the 2050 World Cup. Söderman takes into consideration China’s size, resources, traditions and political system to ask what needs to be done and how.
This cutting-edge book finds that alternative teaching and learning methods, such as Responsible Management Learning and non-linear decision-making gameplay, can encourage deep learning, integrated thinking and a transformative consumer research perspective. Forward-thinking, it emphasises the importance of infusing the values of the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals into future curriculums, and discusses the eco-centric, embedded, transdisciplinary and personally transformative learning and teaching required to achieve these.
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.
Offering a fresh analysis of late imperial China, this cutting-edge book revisits the
roles played by merchant networks, economic institutions, and business practices in
the divergence between Europe and China during the trade revolution.
This insightful book offers practical advice to fieldworkers in social research, enabling robust and judicious applications of research methods and techniques in data collection. It also outlines data collection challenges that are commonly faced when working in the field.
This timely book focuses on the upgrading of firms within the global garment industry, examining how garment manufacturers and retailers in different countries internationalize, develop their capabilities and enhance their sustainability. It highlights the important role the global garments industry plays in the socio-economic development and environmental outcomes of emerging economies.
The scope and depth of family business research have been quickly expanding in the last two decades. The editors and contributors to this book present eight recent studies examining the impact of external or internal family conditions on the innovation, growth, and succession of family firms in Asia.
This book explains how Chinese firms are increasingly developing innovative capabilities and engaging in globalization. It focuses on knowledge-intensive and innovative entrepreneurial firms and multinationals, which already are – or are striving to become – world-leaders in their technologies and markets, and which do so by their use of advanced knowledge for innovation as well as their ability to act globally. The book advances related debates in entrepreneurship, innovation management, economic geography and international business.