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For International Business courses. Successfully prepare students for the international marketplace. International Business illustrates how successful managers must function in a competitive world. Packed with current examples that reflect the vibrancy of the international business field, this student-friendly text offers a managerial approach that keeps an emphasis on skills development, emerging markets and geographical literacy. MyManagementLab for International Business is a total learning package. MyManagementLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program that truly engages students in learning. It helps students better prepare for class, quizzes, and exams?resulting in better performance in the course?and provides educators a dynamic set of tools for gauging individual and class progress. Features + Benefits Provide a Thorough Understanding of Emerging Markets Cultural savvy for international success: This text greatly emphasizes cultural literacy and gives students the tools to effectively communicate with foreign business representatives. From understanding the visiting executive of a French multinational corporation to analyzing the impact of trade negotiations with Mexico, this text has the cultural insight to prepare your students for success. Provide a thorough understanding of emerging markets: In today?s world, it?s crucial to have a thorough foundation of the growing importance of emerging markets, especially China and India. The emerging markets theme is introduced in Chapter 1, carried forward in later chapters wherever appropriate, and reinforced in numerous cases, boxed inserts, and end-of-chapter questions and exercises. Five Content Boxes that highlight coverage of current issues: In relation to technology, entrepreneurship, and doing business with a global perspective this text features the following: Venturing Abroad: Exposes students to the opportunities and challenges of conducting business outside their home country. E-World: Provides insight into the impact of e-commerce on how business is conducted internationally. Point Counterpoint: Helps students see issues from different perspectives. Bringing the World into Focus: Helps students understand the historical, cultural, and political contexts of international business. Emerging Opportunities: Highlights challenges and opportunities in emerging international markets. Market Entry Strategy Plan (MESP): Integrated into MyManagementLab, MESP is a hands-on exercise that allows students to analyze the opportunities and challenges created by new market entry. Emerging Markets Topics: In today?s world, it?s crucial to provide a thorough understanding of emerging markets, especially China and India. In this text the emerging markets theme is introduced in Chapter 1, carried forward in later chapters where appropriate, and reinforced in numerous cases, boxed inserts, and end-of-chapter questions and exercises. Keep your Course Current and Relevant Extensive List of New Topic Coverage: To stay current in today?s ever evolving world of international business several new discussion topics have been included: Product safety and counterfeit products Coverage of sovereign wealth funds Subprime meltdown Google and eBay?s struggles in China The eighth edition features new cases, boxes, and analyses reflecting the latest challenges and opportunities confronting international businesses. More specifically, the following content is new or revised to reflect the latest global trends: The pressures on multinational organizations to consider the impact of their actions on the natural environment and on the general welfare of society continue to increase. We have introduced a new context box, ?People, Planet, and Profits,? to address the challenges that international businesses face in promoting their triple bottom lines. The international business course at most colleges and universities encompasses both the external environment and the internal environment of international businesses. We have introduced several new boxes and cases and updated others that focus on changes in the external environment that create opportunities and challenges for firms competing in the international market place. These new cases and boxes include discussions of territorial disputes in the South China Sea, upheavals in the world energy market as a result of fracking, the opening up of the fabled Northwest Passage, expansion of the Panama Canal, and the impact of rising
Growing a small business requires more than just sales Business Development For Dummies helps maximise the growth of small- or medium-sized businesses, with a step-by-step model for business development designed specifically for B2B or B2C service firms. By mapping business development to customer life cycle, this book helps owners and managers ensure a focus on growth through effective customer nurturing and management. It´s not just sales! In-depth coverage also includes strategy, marketing, client management, and partnerships/alliances, helping you develop robust business practices that can be used every day. You´ll learn how to structure, organise, and execute an effective development plan, with step-by-step expert guidance. Realising that you can´t just ´´hire a sales guy´´ and expect immediate results is one of the toughest lessons small business CEOs have to learn. Developing a business is about more than just gaining customers - it´s about integrating every facet of your business in an overarching strategy that continually works toward growth. Business Development For Dummies provides a model, and teaches you what you need to know to make it work for your business. * Learn the core concepts of business development, and how it differs from sales * Build a practical, step-by-step business development strategy * Incorporate marketing, sales, and customer management in general planning * Develop and implement a growth-enhancing partnership strategy Recognising that business development is much more than just sales is the first important step to sustained growth. Development should be daily - not just when business starts to tail off, or you fall into a cycle of growth and regression. Plan for growth, and make it stick - Business Development For Dummies shows you how.
Wie werden im digitalen Zeitalter Geschäftsmodelle konzipiert, um die Entwicklung von Unternehmen voranzutreiben und die Positionierung im Markt zu stärken? Wie bereiten sich Unternehmen auf die neuen Geschäftsmöglichkeiten vor, um langfristig erfolgreich zu bleiben? Auf diese Fragen geht das Buch im Kontext der digitalen Transformation ein. Anschaulich beschrieben werden Change Management, Beispiele von Organisationsmodellen sowie Design Thinking, die das Digital Business Development ermöglichen. Dieses Buch verknüpft das Wissen von Fachexperten aus Praxis und Wissenschaft, die selbst viele Unternehmen begleitet haben. Business-Verantwortliche erfahren mehr über den gezielten Einsatz von technologischen Innovationen und IT-Verantwortlichen wird vermittelt, wie sie Ihre Rolle als Business Driver überzeugend wahrnehmen.
With every chapter revised and new chapters on validation and recent advances in the field, this Second Editionprovides unrivalled support for the full-range model for facilitating, if not accelerating, the development of exemplary leadership.
Organizations are increasingly investing in consulting capabilities to understand what changes they need to make to keep up the pace with the competition and future-proof their business. Consultancy, Organizational Development and Change is a guide for students and internal and external consultants needing to develop the necessary skills to consult in organizational settings where there is a great deal of complexity. It tackles the issues posing the greatest threat to the success of the change program, including how to adapt to rapidly shifting needs, deal with the emotional and ethical issues that arise and ensure that the managers take full ownership for the change so that ´business as usual´ is established.Complete with case studies from the ´Big Four´ consultancy groups as well as boutique firms, Consultancy, Organizational Development and Change shows how to identify and execute interventions in a variety of organizational settings to deliver value. It provides guidance on how to develop a value proposition; define, write and present the business case for the proposed interventions; establish credibility and report on the results.
Diese Buch wendet sich an Profis aus Human Resources, Beratung und Lehre, an Führungsverantwortliche und Managementtrainer: Sie gewinnen hier ein tiefes, gemeinsames Fachverständnis für Leadership , zeitgemäßes Leadership Development und für eine völlig neue Praxis. Das Buch bewertet, welche Bedeutung die Leadership-Ansätze aus Industrie-, Konsum- und Change-Zeitalter heute angesichts umbruchartiger Entwicklungen in Organisationen und Führung haben. Es stellt Leitkonzepte vor, an denen sich das Leadership Development professionell ausrichten kann, beschreibt den neuen Aufgabenkern, eine Leadership Brand zu schaffen und zu pflegen, und beleuchtet die zunehmende Integration der Professionsfelder Leadership Development und Organisationsentwicklung. Wie lassen sich die Forderungen nach einem postheroischen, verbindenden Management, das Management-Innovationen und Wettbewerbsvorteile auf den Weg bringt, tatsächlich umsetzen? Das im Buch vorgestellte Fünf-Wetten-Modell basiert auf einem integrierten Development-Ansatz, der Führung als Wirkung im Unternehmenssystem fördert. Sie erfahren, wie Sie einen normativen Rahmen für ein kontextbezogenes Verständnis von Leadership-Schlüsselwirkungen setzen, wie Sie diesen weiterentwickeln und wie sich daraus innovative Entwicklungsportfolien für Personen, Teams und für eine Leadership Community ableiten. Darüber hinaus finden Sie viele überzeugende Praxistools .
Essential resources for training and HR?professionals Practicing Organization Development A Guide for Leading Change William J. Rothwell Jacqueline M. Stavros Roland L. Sullivan Arielle Sullivan Editors Third edition Practicing Organization Development, Third Edition Building on its reputation as the most practical, comprehensive, useful, and clearly written handbook on organization development (OD), this new edition of Practicing Organization Development has been thoroughly revised updated to reflect the most recent developments in the field. With contributions from leading OD practitioners and scholars, the book includes a review of the core elements of OD that offers new information on a variety of topics such as leadership transformation and development, questions of inquiry, multi-level strategic change, global compact, positive states of organizing, and OD´s role in creating a structure of belonging. Praise for the Third Edition of Practicing Organization Development ´´Nowadays a good roadmap is needed to navigate all the roads and this book does a great job of telling the reader of the variety of destinations that can be reached and how to reach them . . . .this book is as complete a compendium on what OD is and can be as is currently available.´´ -Dr. Edgar H. Schein, Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus, MIT Sloan School of Management ´´Many of our organizations are in a crucible. Crucibles are utterly transformational experiences from which one emerges either hopelessly broken or powerfully emboldened to learn and lead. This book is a bright signal of what our change field has to assist you to become successful and make a difference in all you do.´´ -Dr. Warren Bennis, professor and founding chairman of The Leadership Institute at the University of Southern California William J. Rothwell is professor of human resource development of Learning and Performance Systems on the University Park campus of The Pennsylvania State University. He is author and editor of more than 60 books, including the bestselling Mastering the Instructional Design Process from Pfeiffer.