"The Mindful International Manager" tackles the management situations that international managers have to handle every day. Written to be accessible to non-native English speakers, it quotes the experiences and insights of practicing international managers and describes differences and difficulties as well as the skills and competences. Equipping readers with the techniques and knowledge to motivate and manage their teams, this book shows how to clarify local vs. international roles, support and develop a team, organize and coordinate boundaries of time and distance, and win commitment toward common goals. It contains exercises, best practice advice, quotes from practicing managers from around the world, and a glossary of difficult terms.
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"A wide range of situations are considered and, unlike so many other writers, Comfort and Franklin consider culture as more than merely 'national' culture." ( People Management 2011-01-01)
"It is thorough in exploring how differences and difficulties can be handled effectively with the right knowledge, skills and attitudes - examining a number of issues from feedback to conflict and offering techniques and options for a better outcome." ( CPO Agenda 2011-04-01)
"...busy managers who are not going to sit still for too much theory and pages of academese are the real winners here...It is very practical and includes five detailed case studies that bring the concepts to life in situations almost any manager can relate to. The Mindful International Manager is a lucid, brief, extremely accessible book that presents more useful, practical insights in its 130-plus pages than many books two and three times its length." ( Craig Storti,author of The Art of Crossing Cultures)
"An attractive presentation and considerable white space make the book easy to read, particularly for the many of us who have now consume more print in pixels than in ink. The authors, both interculturalists of experience and stature, have taken care to make the book interactive, encouraging us to apply the ideas contained to our own person and our experiences. It frequently asks us to assess the degree to which we find ourselves culturally inclined to or engaged in ranges of behavior, belief, concepts and practices." ( George Simons,www.diversophy.com)
"...a first-rate book...really useful, even for managers with a lot of international experience." ( Ludger Opgenhoff,former Marketing Director Europe, DHL Express and Professor of International Management, Gelsenkirchen University of Applied Sciences, Germany)
"...a very accessible and practical guide that supports managers in their complex international work...remarkable chapters on feedback and conflict." ( Vincent Merk, former president, Society for Intercultural Education,Training and Research, Europe)
"...weaves theory and practice together - with the emphasis on the latter - so that both experienced and inexperienced managers can be guided through the many challenges of working internationally." ( Gabriele Eilert-Ebke, Corporate Learning, Henkel AG & Co.Kgaa, Dusseldorf)
"Consultant Jeremy Comfort and professor Peter Franklin provide basic pointers on how to become "mindful" of aspects of culture that, if ignored, could derail your business... getAbstract recommends its concise and informative tips to frequent business travelers, expatriate employees, managers leading culturally diverse teams and anyone looking to get a better grip on doing business globally." ( getAbstract.com)
The Mindful International Manager gives the reader the knowledge they need to understand how to deal with different managerial situations and describes the skills and competencies needed to work effectively across cultures.
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Descrizione libro Kogan Page, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110749461977
Descrizione libro Kogan Page, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. reprint edition. 165 pages. 9.25x6.25x0.50 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk0749461977
Descrizione libro Kogan Page, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0749461977