Transnational Business Cultures: Life and Work in a Multinational Corporation
This volume explores how the idea of 'culture' is used and exploited by transnational managers to further their own ambitions and their companies' strategies for expansion. It will be an invaluable resource for both researchers and professionals, yielding important new insights into the roles of local and global cultures in the operation of transnational corporations.
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Theorising the Global and the Local
The German Businesspeople of London
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