Know what different areas of the world admire about leaders
France and Italy: are higly regarded for their social prominence and political power.
Latin America: leaders are respected as total persons and leaders in society, with
appreciation for the arts
Nature of acquired skills reported by returning expatriate executives
Managerial Skills: not technical skills: Learning how to deal with a wide range of people,
to adapt to their cultures through compromise, and not to be a dictator.
Tolerance for ambigui
Understand the Meaning of Work research and work centrality
Know country differences in MOW and the importance of needs satisfied by work
Sought to determine a persons idea of the relative importance of work compared
to that of leisure, community, relig
Categories of resources which International Human Resource managers must develop and
Maximize long term retention and use of international cadre through career management
so that the company can develop a top management team with global experienc
Activities required to achieve the individual and collective goals of international team members
The means to communicate corporate culture, develop a global perspective, coordinate
and integrate the global enterprise, and be responsive to local market ne
Codetermination (mitbestimmung): The participation of labor in the management of a
Collective Bargaining: The labor contract determines right regarding workers pay,
benefits, job duties, firing procedures, retirement, layoffs, and so on. In the Uni
What is the heart of the managers challenge?
Getting people to perform their jobs efficiently and effectively is the heart of managers
What affects motivation and leadership style (in general)?
It is affected by powerful variables (societal, cu
Strategies revealed by Chevrie research regarding techniques actually used to deal with cross
cultural collaboration in multinational projects
Drawing upon individual tolerance and self-control.
Trial-and-error processes coupled with personal relationship
Global business savvy vs. Global organizational savvy
Global business savvy: the ability to recognize global market opportunities for a company
and having a vision of doing business worldwide.
Global organizational savvy: requires an intimate knowledge of
Problems faced by Western firms entering Russia and Eastern Europe
Russians are more motivated by authoritarianism rather than empowerment.
Political unpredictability and instability.
Society of being oriented and no mistakes allowed.
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