Description : Originally published in 1985 this book looks at the way in which some businesses in high technology manufacturing industry have organised their structures and processes in order to manage product innovation effectively. Including detailed case studies of both British and American companies, the book gives examples of both effective and less effective practices. The author puts forward a general framework of good practice for the benefit of both practitioners and business studies students.
Description : Instill social responsibility in your students! "Ethical behavior in international business is our strongest hope, especially at a time when alternative systems of governing individual and corporate behaviors are at their weakest levels." --Gopalkrishnan R. Iyer, from the chapter "Approaches to Ethics in International Business Education In recent years there has been a rapid growth of academic and practical interest in business ethics and social responsibility at the corporate level. Teaching International Business: Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility is a collection of academic writings on the issues and challenges of incorporating ethics and corporate social responsibility concerns into international business education. The logic of economic globalization presumes that economic principles and business ethics are universal, but in fact, cross-cultural realities and indigenous perspectives are often quite unique. Teaching International Business: Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility covers the major perspectives in business ethics as they relate to international business. In Teaching International Business: Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, you will explore: techniques and approaches for teaching ethics and social responsibility to your students individual versus corporate responsibility cultural effects on generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) cultural effects on generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) globalization and its impacts ethical issues in international marketing Teaching International Business: Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility brings you ethical issues and perspectives in economics, management, finance, accounting, and marketing. The broad range of approaches and issues presented here will be of immense use to educators teaching foundational international business courses. This volume will go a long way in gripping students'interests while delivering relevant educational information.
Description : How to Utilize New Information Technology in the Global Marketplace is an excellent training tool for business executives who wish to increase their skills in the field of international business. Readers will learn how to use international databases to search new markets or find information on potential markets and competitors. Executives and future executives will learn new ways of identifying new international markets through computers. Using this book to train executives is more cost-efficient than hiring consultants or international research companies. Once trained, executives are able to take their knowledge and tap into several databases and obtain up-to-date information about new international markets, including sales leads in foreign companies. Examples are included with step-by-step instructions to teach the use of various computer software packages and databases, without the complexities of the use of a computer. Some of the new technologies covered include: accessing personal computer-based databases such as National Trade Data Bank, World Trade Exporter, World Trade, and Disclosure/Worldscope the use of electronic data retrieval services expert systems in international business simulation software in international business How to Utilize New Information Technology in the Global Marketplace provides current and future executives--whether interested in international databases, expert systems software, or international business simulation software--with the technological skills they need to gain a competitive advantage in the global market.
Description : Find out which business teaching techniques work and which don’t for Central and Eastern European students From editor George Tesar: “Educational opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe have changed dramatically over the last twelve years. The restructuring of undergraduate and graduate programs has required a systematic rethinking of programs, courses, and teaching methods. Postgraduate education--particularly professional education and especially management education--has evolved as one of the most important elements impacting the political, social, and economic changes in that part of the world.” With this essential book, you'll explore the latest international business and management concepts that are being taught to potential managers and executives in Eastern and Central Europe. Edited by an internationally recognized expert in business management and education, International Business Teaching in Eastern and Central European Countries examines the way the economic structures of nations in transition impact the management curriculum, and looks at ways to stimulate economic development in transition economies. This thoughtfully indexed, well-referenced book also: illuminates the learning process for business students in that region suggests ways to help Eastern and Central European students get the most from case studies and business game simulations explores ways to use collaborative learning instruments when teaching entrepreneurship shows how to use networking as a vital part of increasing the management knowledge of a community or nation examines how existing companies can be used as business laboratories for teaching discusses the roles of free-market processes and government intervention in transition economies
Description : Provides original material concerned with all aspects of information resources management, managerial and organizational applications, as well as implications of information technology.