International business : the challenges of globalization / John J. Wild, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Kenneth L. Wild, University of London, England.
By: Wild, John J.
Contributor(s): Wild, Kenneth L.Publisher: Boston, MA : Pearson Education, c2016Edition: Eighth edition, Global edition.Description: 460 pages : ill, map; 28 cm.ISBN: 1292095040; 9781292095042.Subject(s): International business enterprises -- Management | International tradeDDC classification: 658/.049
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Global business environment -- Globalization -- National business environments -- Cross-cultural business -- Political economy and ethics -- Economic development of nations -- International trade and investment -- International trade theory -- Political economy of trade -- Foreign direct investment -- Regional economic integration -- The international financial system -- International financial markets -- International monetary system -- International business management -- International strategy and organization -- Analyzing international opportunities -- Selecting and managing entry modes -- Developing and marketing products -- Managing international operations -- Hiring and managing employees.
Using a cross-functional integrative approach, the authors describe the role played by each business function in international business. They cite numerous examples and cases that deal with non-US companies operating outwith the US.
Cultural Understanding in International Business: The Challenges of Globalization is a comprehensive introduction to the difficulties of global entrepreneurship. By employing engaging features and real world examples through a concise and focused text, the Eighth Edition presents a fresh take on the subject that is both interesting and invaluable to students.The material has been thoroughly updated based on both student and instructor feedback and ongoing changes in the international business world to ensure that it remains up-to-date and well received by audiences. Focusing on relating major concepts to concrete examples, this hands-on text is highly relevant to a future career as a global entrepreneur.International Business addresses the issue of cultural barriers that arise in global business, as well as the theory and terminology essential to the process of conducting successful business abroad. Its brief yet inclusive coverage of all major international business topics make it the ideal introductory text for students exploring this subject.Pearson MyLab Management not included. Students, if Pearson MyLab Management is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. Pearson MyLab Management should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.Pearson MyLab Management is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.