International Management: Strategic Opportunities and Cultural Challenges

ISBN-13: 9780415825283

ISBN-10: 0415825288

Author: Paul D. Sweeney, Dean B. McFarlin

Edition: 5

Publication date:
Paperback 624 pages
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Acknowledged author Paul D. Sweeney wrote International Management: Strategic Opportunities and Cultural Challenges comprising 624 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0415825288 and 9780415825283. Since then International Management: Strategic Opportunities and Cultural Challenges textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $1.68 or rent at the marketplace.


As the economies of many countries become more interrelated, international managers are facing huge challenges and unique opportunities associated with their roles. Now in its fifth edition, Sweeney and McFarlin's International Management embodies a balanced and integrated approach to the subject, emphasizing the strategic opportunities available to firms on a global playing field, as well as exploring the challenges of managing an international workforce. Integrating theory and practice across all chapter topics, this book helps students to learn, grasp, and apply the underlying principles of successful international management: Understanding the broad context of international business, including the critical trends impacting international management, the legal and political forces driving international business, and the ethical and cultural dilemmas that can arise Mastering the essential elements of effective interaction in the international arena, from cross-cultural understanding and communication to cross-border negotiation Recognizing and taking advantage of strategic opportunities, such as entering and operating in foreign markets Building and leading effective international teams, including personal and behavioral motivation, as well as taking an international perspective on the hiring, training, and development of employees These principles are emphasized in the text with current examples and practical applications, establishing a foundation for students to apply their understanding in the current global business environment. With a companion website featuring an instructor’s manual, powerpoint slides, and a testbank, International Management, 5e is a superb resource for instructors and students of international management.