This concise, practical textbook clearly explains how to go about developing and implementing a global strategy for any organization, from Born Global start-ups, to more established large companies struggling to manage their global extensions, to nonprofits including non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and charities.
Written clearly and concisely, this volume brings together multiple tools, models and frameworks into one resource to guide a successful global strategy development and implementation process. Issues covered include:
* Internal and external environmental analyses;
* Cross-cultural communication;
* Structural considerations;
* Leadership and motivation;
* Foreign market entry, mergers, alliances and acquisitions.
Upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students of global business will appreciate this accessible guide to a highly complex endeavor, as will practicing managers in global organizations seeking a ready reference. Instructors will also value the outline of a semester-long project keyed to the book, developed and tested by the author.