Search for dissertations about: "cross cultural management thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words cross cultural management thesis.

  1. 1. Managing Competence Development Programs in a Cross-Cultural Organisation What are the barriers and enablers?

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Mi Sook Park; Birger Rapp; Ethel Brundin; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Competence; Competence Development; Competence Development Programs; Culture; Cultural Diversity; Southeast Asia Case Study; Cross-Cultural Organisation; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Industrial organisation; administration and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : During the past decade, research on competence development and cross-cultural organisation has been acknowledged both in academic circles and by industrial organisations. Cross-cultural organisations that have emerged through globalisation are a manifestation of the growing economic interdependence among countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards the mitigation of cultural barriers to communication and cooperation

    University dissertation from Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling; Linköpings universitet

    Author : Ida Lindgren; Kip Smith; Ann Enander; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; multinational cooperation; cultural differences; cross-cultural psychology; emergency management; teamwork; microworlds; group faultlines; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Manufacturing engineering and work sciences Work sciences and ergonomics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Produktion och arbetsvetenskap Arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis combines theories from cross-cultural psychology with literature on group faultlines to understand cultural barriers to communication and cooperation experienced in multinational emergency management teams. The aim is to investigate whether the faultline concept is a viable theoretical vocabulary for addressing cultural differences in communication and cooperation (in the domain of emergency management). READ MORE

  3. 3. Contradicting Management Control Ideologies – A study of integration processes following cross-border acquisitions of large multinationals

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Bokförlaget BAS

    Author : Peter Beusch; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Management control; mergers and acquisitions; cross-border; ideology; rhetoric; coercive power;

    Abstract : The 1990s and early 2000s witnessed some of the largest cross-border acquisitions in business history. This thesis studies how key management control actors experienced the integration processes following two cross-border acquisitions. READ MORE

  4. 4. The discursive construction, reproduction and continuance of national cultures: A critical study of the cross-cultural management discourse

    University dissertation from Lund Institute of Economic Research

    Author : Agneta Moulettes; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; national culture; cross-cultural management; postcolonial theory; neocolonialism; qualitative investigation; critical discourse analysis;

    Abstract : Considering that businesses, whether they operate on a global or a domestic market, are affected by globalization, cross-cultural management is without doubt an urgent topic in current management and education. However, despite this urgency and the commendable intention behind the endeavour to enhance people’s cultural knowledge, current models on national cultures are problematic since they rely on simplistic ideas and crude stereotypes which perpetrate prejudice representations of self and others. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Quality in Cross-cultural Settings

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Promporn Wangwacharakul; Bonnie Poksińska; Martina Berglund; Anders Fundin; [2020]

    Abstract : As companies become multinational with subsidiaries in different countries and global customers, they face challenges in managing quality related to cultural diversity. During the past decades, cross-cultural quality management research has emerged, aiming to understand the link between culture and quality management, and to provide support for quality management in different cultural contexts. READ MORE