Cross-cultural Mgt&Leadership in Globalized World (CMLG)

Reading list


Compulsory Literature:

Brannen, M.Y., & Thomas, D. (2010). Bicultural individuals in organizations: Implications and opportunity. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 10(1): 5-16. (Read only pp. 5-11)


Chen, M.-J., & Miller, M. (2010). West meets East: Towards an ambicultural approach to management. Academy of Management Perspectives, 24(4): 17-24. (Read only pp. 18-23)


Eriksen, T. H. (2007). Globalization: The key concepts. Oxford: Berg. (Read only “Introduction”, pp. 1-14).


Fang, T. (2001). Culture as a driving force for interfirm adaptation: A Chinese case. Industrial Marketing Management, 30(1): 51-63. (Read only texts pp. 55-61)


Fang, T. (2003). A critique of Hofstede’s fifth national culture dimension. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 3(3): 347-368. 


Fang, T. (2005-2006). From “onion” to “ocean”: Paradox and change in national cultures. International Studies of Management & Organization, 35(4): 71-90. (Read only texts pp. 72-87)


Fang, T. (2006). Negotiation: The Chinese style. Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, 20(1): 50-60. 


Fang, T. (2012). Yin Yang: A new perspective on culture. Management and Organization Review, 8(1): 25-50.


Fang, T., & Chimenson, D. (2017), The internationalization of Chinese firm and negative media coverage: The case of Geely’s acquisition of Volvo Cars. Thunderbird International Business Review, 59(4): 483-502. (Read only texts pp. 485-492; 494-498)


Fang, T., Fridh, C., & Schulbberg, S. (2004). Why did the Telia-Telenor merger fail? International Business Review, 13(5): 573-594. (Read only texts pp. 577-592)


Fang, T., Tung, R.L., Berg, L., Nematshahi, N. (2017). Parachuting internationalization: A study of four Scandinavian firms entering China. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management, 24(4): 554-589.


Faure, G. O., & Fang, T. (2008). Changing Chinese values; Keeping up with paradoxes. International Business Review, 17(2): 194-207. (Read only texts pp. 196-205)


Govindarajan, V., & Ramamurti, R. (2011). Reverse innovation, emerging markets, and global strategy. Global Strategy Journal, 1(3-4): 191–205. 


Hofstede, G. (1994). The business of international business is culture. International Business Review, 3(1): 1–14.


Kobrin, S. J. (2017). Bricks and mortar in a borderless world: Globalization, the backlash, and the multinational enterprise. Global Strategy Journal, 7(2): 159-171.


Lewis, M.W. (2000). Exploring paradox: Toward a more comprehensive guide. Academy of Management Review, 25(4): 760-776.  (Read only texts pp. 760-769)


Levitt, T. (1983). The globalization of markets. Harvard Business Review, 61(3): 92–102. 


Luo, Y., & Rui, H. (2009). An ambidexterity perspective toward multinational enterprises from emerging economies. Academy of Management Perspective, 23(4): 49-70. (Read only texts pp. 50-66)


Luo, Y. D., Sun, J., & Wang, S. L. (2011). Emerging economy copycats: Capability, environment, and strategy. Academy of Management Perspectives, 25(2): 37-56.  (Read only texts pp. 38-53)


McSweeney, B. (2015). Hall, Hofstede, Huntington, Trompenaars, GLOBE: Common foundations, common flaws in Y. Sáchez & C. F. Brühwiller (Eds.) Transculturalism and business in the BRIC states, Gower, 13-58. (Read only the main paper text until “Appendix”)


Meyer, K. E. (2017). International business in an era of anti-globalization. Multinational Business Review, 25(2): 78-90.


Robertson, R. (2012). Globalisation or glocalisation?  Journal of International Communication, 18(2): 191-208. 


Romani, L. 2015. Culture and cross-cultural management. In A.-W. Harzing & A. H. Pinnington (Eds.), International Human Resource Management: 11–44. Los Angeles, CA: Sage.


Stahl, G. K., & Tung, R. L. (2015). Towards a more balanced treatment of culture in international business studies:  The need for positive cross-cultural scholarship.  Journal of International Business Studies, 46(4): 391-414.


Tung, R. L., & Verbeke, A. (2010). Beyond Hofstede and GLOBE: Improving the quality of cross-cultural research. Journal of International Business Studies, 41(8): 1259–1274.


Van de Vliert, E, Einarsen, S., Euwema, M.C., & Janssen, O. (2009). Ecological limits to globalization of managerial situations. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 9(2): 185-198.


Recommended Reading:

 


Chevrier, S. (2009). Is national culture still relevant to management in a global context? The case of Switzerland. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 9(2): 169-184.


Dorfmana, P., Javidanb, M., Hangesc, P., Dastmalchiand, A., & House, P. (2012). GLOBE: A twenty-year journey into the intriguing world of culture and leadership. Journal of World Business, 47(4): 504–518. 


Fang, T. (2010). Asian management research needs more self-confidence: Reflection on Hofstede (2007) and beyond. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 27(1): 155–170. 


Fang, T. (2012). Book Review: All Business is Local Why Place Matters More than Ever in a Global, Virtual World (by John A. Quelch and Katherine E. Jocz), International Business Review, 21: 307-309.


Fang, T., Gunterberg, C., & Larsson, E. (2010). Sourcing in an increasingly expensive China: Four Swedish cases. Journal of Business Ethics, 97(1): 119-138. 


Gesteland, R. (2002 or later editions). Cross-cultural business behaviour. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press (You may choose whatever texts in this book or other sources or even Internet sources for inspiration for preparing your mini-play).


Hofstede, G. (2007). Asian management in the 21st century. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 24(4): 411-420.


Hong, Y., Morris, M.W., Chiu, C., & Benet-Martinez, V. (2000). Multicultural minds: A dynamic constructivist approach to culture and cognition. American Psychologist, 55(7): 709-720. 


Huntington, S. P. 1993. The clash of civilizations. Foreign Affairs, 72(3): 22-49.


Li, P. P. (2016). Global implications of the indigenous epistemological system from the east. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management, 23(1): 42-77.


Luo, Y., & Zheng. Q. (2016), Competing in complex cross-cultural world. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management, 23(2): 386-392.


Ma, J. (2015). APEC CEO SUMMIT 2015-11-18: Insights from Alibaba's Jack Ma
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbfYcEnjFk0


Ma, Jack (2015). Jack Ma’s speech at Stanford Graduate School of Business.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kh_wPWQrWZA 


Ma, Jack (2009), Jack Ma’s speech at Stanford Graduate School of Business. http://www.tudou.com/programs/view/foGNkDR4W6Q/


McSweeney, B. 2009. Incoherent culture. European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management, 1(1): 22-27. 


Obama, B. (2015). APEC CEO SUMMIT 2015-11-18: US President Barack Obama hosts panel with Alibaba's Jack Ma and PH scientist Aisa Mijeno: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lZH2xYJ4n8#t=57


Osland, J.S., & Bird, A. (2000). Beyond sophisticated stereotyping: Cultural sensemaking in context.” Academy of Management Executive, 14 (1): 65–79.


Paul, J., & Mas, E. (2016). The emergence of China and India in the global market. Journal of East-West Business, 22(1): 28-50.


Peng, M. W., & Shin, H. D. (2008). How do future business leaders view globalization? Thunderbird International Business Review, 50(3): 175-182.


Porter, M. E., & Heppelmann, J. E. (2014). How smart, connected products are transforming competition. Havard Business Review, November: 66-88.


Smith, W. K., & Tushman, M. L. (2005). Managing strategic contradictions: A top management model for managing innovation streams. Organization Science, 16(5): 522–536.


Witt, M. A. (2019). De-globalization: Theories, predictions, and opportunities for international Business research. Journal of International Business Studies (forthcoming).


Please Note !


There will be no new admissions to this course.


Course title:
Cross-cultural Mgt&Leadership in Globalized World
Semester: Autumn term 2019
Study period: 4
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Graduate level (second cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English

Contact:


Course coordinator:
Toivo Lepp
Head of course:
Tony Fang

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