Different cultures – different expectations: what are the implications for business and management? (part 2)

In this article, human resource management experts, Chris Rowley and Wes Harry, provide knowledge to help businesses and managers to better develop their own effective ways of integrating foreign staff and workers (whether temporary migrants or potential/current residents) or workers from different regions of a country (especially internal migrants and those moving from rural to urban areas) into a more effective, cohesive workforce.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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The organisational and managerial need for cross-cultural management training: programme design, methods and effectiveness

The growing importance for management and organisations of Cultural Intelligence has key impacts on and implications for management.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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The importance for managers and organisations of cultural intelligence

In the face of new global challenges and cultural adaptation issues, Earley and Ang (2003) propose a model of cultural adaptation called 'Cultural Intelligence' (CQ).

Updated: 05/01/2015
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Do we need process of dispute settlement in managing today?

The concept of dispute settlement and its processes can be seen as assisted continuation of negotiation and related to conflict - they are an intervention process and adjunct to collective bargaining (Rowley, 2002a; 2002b).

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Just how do we develop knowledge management? Implications for organisational structure and human resource management (part 1)

Knowledge is becoming one of the most valuable assets in organisations for a set of well known reasons. Yet, effective Knowledge Management (KM) requires a supportive collaborative culture, a KM culture (KMC), in order to facilitate knowledge creation, storage, transfer and application. Just how do we develop knowledge management and what are the implications for organisational structure and human resource management?

Updated: 05/01/2015
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Electronic-marketplaces and their evolving benefits over time (part 1)

In this article, a group of management experts, led by Professor Chris Rowley at Cass Business School, examines such phenomena with the following questions. How does the relationship between an e-Marketplace and purchasing company change as transactions continue over time? As the relationship evolves, how do the benefits from e-Marketplaces change?

Updated: 05/01/2015
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Views: 8,361

Different cultures – different expectations: what are the implications for business and management? (part 1)

In this article, human resource management experts, Chris Rowley and Wes Harry, provide knowledge to help businesses and managers to better develop their own effective ways of integrating foreign staff and workers (whether temporary migrants or potential/current residents) or workers from different regions of a country (especially internal migrants and those moving from rural to urban areas) into a more effective, cohesive workforce.

Updated: 05/01/2015
Comments: 22
Views: 9,506

The ‘Credit Crunch’ in Asia: problems or opportunities?

Whilst the 'credit crunch' has its antecedence in the US residential property sector - one of its least global sectors - its impact has spread directly and indirectly.

Updated: 03/11/2011
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The development of Asian performance management systems: the example of South Korea

Performance management systems (PMS) in Asia, and especially South Korea ('Korea' from now on), can be best understood in the context of the transformation companies have gone through in the nature of their relationship with their human resources (HR) and HR management (HRM) as a whole within institutional and cultural contexts (Rowley and Paik, 2009).

Updated: 05/01/2015
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Views: 8,046