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Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Cross-Cultural Management Essential Concepts 4th Edition By David C. Thomas, Mark F. Peterson, ISBN: 9781506340708

Table Of Content

PART I: MANAGEMENT AND CULTURE
Chapter 1: Introduction: The Challenging Role of the Global Manager

Globalization

What Global Managers Do

Evaluating Cross-Cultural Management Studies

Summary

Questions for Discussion

Chapter 2: Describing Culture: What It Is and Where It Comes From

Features of Culture

Culture: A Working Definition

Why Cultures Differ and Persist

Debates Surrounding the Concept of Culture

Culture and Social Groups

Summary

Questions for Discussion

Chapter 3: Comparing Cultures: Systematically Describing Cultural Differences

Kluckhohn and Strodtbeck Framework

Hofstede’s Study

Schwartz Value Survey

Trompenaars’s Dimensions

The GLOBE Study

Individualism and Collectivism

Social Axioms

Culture as Sources of Guidance

Cultural Distance

Limitations of Country Culture Research

Use of the Frameworks

Summary

Questions for Discussion

Chapter 4: How Culture Works: Fundamentals of Cross-Cultural Interaction

Social Cognition

Cultural Schemas

Cultural Scripts and Norms

Selective Perception

Perceived Similarity and Attraction

Stereotypic Expectations

Differential Attributions

Cross-Cultural Interaction Model

Self-Schemas and Motivation

Summary

Questions for Discussion

PART II: ROLES OF THE GLOBAL MANAGER
Chapter 5: The Manager as Decision Maker: Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Decision-Making

Rational Decision-Making

Cultural Differences in the Optimization Model

Limits to Rationality

Cultural Constraints on Rationality

Heuristics

Motivational Biases in Decision-Making

Selection and Reward Allocation Decisions

Ethical Dilemmas in Decision-Making

Summary

Questions for Discussion

Chapter 6: The Manager as Negotiator: Communicating and Negotiating Across Cultures

Cross-Cultural Communication Process

Language

Communication Styles

Other Language Considerations

Language Pragmatics

Nonverbal Communication

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Across Cultures

Summary

Questions for Discussion

Chapter 7: The Manager as Leader: Motivation and Leadership across Cultures

Motivation Across Cultures

Work Goals

Work Centrality and Organizational Commitment

Designing Motivating Jobs

Leadership

Western Leadership Theory

Non-Western Theories of Leadership

Integrated Cross-Cultural Model of Leadership

Implications for the Practice of Leadership

Summary

Questions for Discussion

PART III: GLOBAL MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES
Chapter 8: The Challenge of Multicultural Work Groups and Teams

Work Groups

Work Group Effectiveness

Culture’s Influence on Work Groups

Culture’s Effect in Different Group Structures and Tasks

Global Virtual Teams

Organizational Context and Culturally Diverse Work Groups

Managing Multicultural Work Groups

Summary

Questions for Discussion

Chapter 9: The Challenge of International Organizations: Structure and Culture

Organizations

Organizational Designs

Culture and Organizational Structure

Informal Organization

Organizing in Multinational Organizations

Relationship of the MNO to Its Members

Summary

Questions for Discussion

Chapter 10: The Challenge of International Assignments

The Role of Expatriates

Individual Staffing Decisions

Definitions of Success

Adjustment–Performance Relationship

Factors Affecting Expatriate Success

Repatriation

Outcomes of Overseas Assignments and Global Careers

Summary

Questions for Discussion

Chapter 11: The Challenge of Managing Across Cultures in the Future

The Changing Environment of Business

The Adaptation of Organizations and People

The Development of Global Managers

Summary

Questions for Discussion

References
Name Index
Subject Index
Subject Index