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.
Presenting an in-depth look at cutting-edge research, this essential Research Handbook develops the current understanding of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and its implications on an international scale. Including contributions from leading academics, highly-informed practitioners, and non-government organizational managers, it fully conceptualizes the implementation of CSR practices.
This timely Handbook illustrates a myriad of theoretical and practical applications in the utility of mixed methods research (MMR) in business and management. It surveys innovations in MMR to provide a full overview of the past, current, and future complexities of the field. This title contains one or more Open Access chapters.
This timely Companion analyses how corporate social responsibility (CSR) can accelerate the achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Global experts from a wide range of disciplines develop a flexible, diverse, and reconstructed form of CSR and illustrate how it can help build an inclusive and sustainable future.
With research into the lives of global families becoming an increasing focus worldwide, this Research Handbook is a timely compendium of contemporary scholarship. It aptly describes the work-family interface, delving into the unique dimensions of global family life.
This fascinating book examines international business and multinational enterprise as part of a bigger picture, considering the importance of two main components: space and time. Summarising the past five years, Mark Casson reviews the changing role of multinational enterprises within the global economy and how leading firms have generated profitability and growth not only from innovations in technology and marketing, but also by exploiting legal loopholes in tax and regulatory systems.
This cutting-edge book unpacks the relationship between culture and consumer behavior to present the state-of-the-art in cross-cultural consumer research. Examining how culture shapes what consumers seek, evaluate and choose to purchase, Cross-Cultural Consumer Behavior explains why and how cultural values such as individualism, indulgence, or uncertainty avoidance influence consumers’ buying behavior.
Significantly revised and updated, the second edition of Smart Talent Management presents a fresh perspective on two important areas of emphasis for current research and practice: talent management (TM) and knowledge management (KM). It identifies, defines, and explores the implementation of talent management strategies aimed at facilitating effective knowledge management in an organization.
This title contains one or more Open Access chapters.
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This fascinating book comprises case studies of careers from 24 countries across the globe, highlighting culture-specific career issues, and encouraging reflection on one’s own career. Interwoven with current theoretical and empirical insights from career studies, it emphasises the importance of our respective contextual settings.
Providing an in-depth exploration of the formation, building, development, and evolutionary phases of sustainable alliances, this book presents a new perspective on organizational change in value-driven alliances. Combining theoretical ideas, practical concepts, and critical reflections on the topic, this insightful and timely book supports the conception and progression of purpose driven alliances which contribute to a more positive and sustainable world.