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Managing in developing countries / Betty Jane Punnett.

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: New York, NY : Routledge, c2018.Description: 212 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781138636385 (pbk)
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • HD70 D44P96 2018
Online resources:
Contents:
Introduction -- Terminology of development -- Characteristics of developing countries -- Management issues and examples -- Explanations of economic development -- Planning and strategic management in developing countries -- Organizing and operating an international company -- Human resource management -- Managing an international workforce -- Motivation in developing countries -- Leadership in developing countries -- Special issues for managers in developing countries.
Summary: "This book considers management theories and approaches specifically in the context of developing countries. In recent years, international business scholarship has increased its focus on the developing world, which represents 80 percent of the global population and has doubled its share of value-added trade in the past two decades. This text will help readers to manage successfully in this region by learning to assess, apply, and adapt established practices in developing countries. Punnett begins by identifying the characteristics of the developing world—Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, India, Latin America, and the Middle East—and the companies therein to help students understand how the reality of these countries influences business and management. By tracking a fictional product through the internationalization process, students will navigate the challenges of operating an international company from a developing country base using a traditional model of management focused on planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling. They will also gain insight into ethical considerations likely to arise, such as differential treatment based on personal characteristics and age dispersion. Cases, discussion questions, personal stories, and end-of-chapter exercises will help readers to grapple with issues and test their learning. Complete with chapter objectives and “Lessons Learned” boxes to facilitate understanding. Managing in Developing Countries is an excellent supplement for international business or international management students with a special interest in the developing world."--Back cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Print Books 2022
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Terminology of development -- Characteristics of developing countries -- Management issues and examples -- Explanations of economic development -- Planning and strategic management in developing countries -- Organizing and operating an international company -- Human resource management -- Managing an international workforce -- Motivation in developing countries -- Leadership in developing countries -- Special issues for managers in developing countries.

"This book considers management theories and approaches specifically in the context of developing countries. In recent years, international business scholarship has increased its focus on the developing world, which represents 80 percent of the global population and has doubled its share of value-added trade in the past two decades. This text will help readers to manage successfully in this region by learning to assess, apply, and adapt established practices in developing countries.

Punnett begins by identifying the characteristics of the developing world—Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, India, Latin America, and the Middle East—and the companies therein to help students understand how the reality of these countries influences business and management. By tracking a fictional product through the internationalization process, students will navigate the challenges of operating an international company from a developing country base using a traditional model of management focused on planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling. They will also gain insight into ethical considerations likely to arise, such as differential treatment based on personal characteristics and age dispersion. Cases, discussion questions, personal stories, and end-of-chapter exercises will help readers to grapple with issues and test their learning.

Complete with chapter objectives and “Lessons Learned” boxes to facilitate understanding. Managing in Developing Countries is an excellent supplement for international business or international management students with a special interest in the developing world."--Back cover

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