Handbook of chinese organizational behavior: integrating theory, research and practice

Contributor(s): Huang, Xu [Editor] | Bond, Michael Harris [Editor]
Publisher: Cheltenham Edward Elgar Publishing Limited 2012Description: x, 550 p.ISBN: 9780857933393Subject(s): Management - Organizational behavior | Organizational behavior - China - Handbook, manual, etcDDC classification: 658.4 Summary: ‘I was once approached by a colleague with the question, “You’re an expert on China, right?” My reply was, “No, I don’t think anyone is an expert on China”. This book is essential study for those travelling in that direction.’ – Romie Frederik Littrell, Journal of International Business This state-of-the-art Handbook encompasses theoretical and empirical research on Chinese organizational behavior over the last two decades of its renaissance, with prominent scholars providing critical reviews of empirical studies in Chinese societies on 14 important topics. This comprehensive Handbook explores limitations and challenges arising from attempts to develop indigenous theories and constructs applicable to Chinese social reality. Key contributors integrate the literature in their topic areas, providing directions for pushing forward the frontiers of research into a more culturally sensitive and powerful representation of Chinese organizational behavior. Areas examined include emotional intelligence, creativity and motivation, leadership, team conflicts, trust, power and business ethics. Experienced practitioner input is included. Scholars interested in research on international business and Chinese work behaviors and their effective management will find much of value in this compilation. Students of management, including organizational behavior, human resource management, strategic management, and international management will also find information and guidance that will prove invaluable as will practitioners who have business connections in China and other Chinese societies. (http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/bookentry_main.lasso?id=14417&breadcrumlink=&breadcrum=&sub_values=&site_Bus_Man=&site_dev=&site_eco=&site_env_eco=&site_inn_tech=&site_int_pol=&site_law=&site_pub_soc=)
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‘I was once approached by a colleague with the question, “You’re an expert on China, right?” My reply was, “No, I don’t think anyone is an expert on China”. This book is essential study for those travelling in that direction.’
– Romie Frederik Littrell, Journal of International Business

This state-of-the-art Handbook encompasses theoretical and empirical research on Chinese organizational behavior over the last two decades of its renaissance, with prominent scholars providing critical reviews of empirical studies in Chinese societies on 14 important topics.

This comprehensive Handbook explores limitations and challenges arising from attempts to develop indigenous theories and constructs applicable to Chinese social reality. Key contributors integrate the literature in their topic areas, providing directions for pushing forward the frontiers of research into a more culturally sensitive and powerful representation of Chinese organizational behavior. Areas examined include emotional intelligence, creativity and motivation, leadership, team conflicts, trust, power and business ethics. Experienced practitioner input is included.

Scholars interested in research on international business and Chinese work behaviors and their effective management will find much of value in this compilation. Students of management, including organizational behavior, human resource management, strategic management, and international management will also find information and guidance that will prove invaluable as will practitioners who have business connections in China and other Chinese societies. (http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/bookentry_main.lasso?id=14417&breadcrumlink=&breadcrum=&sub_values=&site_Bus_Man=&site_dev=&site_eco=&site_env_eco=&site_inn_tech=&site_int_pol=&site_law=&site_pub_soc=)

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