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Handbook of Research on Managing Managers

Handbook of Research on Managing Managers
Edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Professor of Employment Relations, Griffith University, Keith Townsend, Associate Professor of Employment Relations, Griffith Business School, Griffith University and Gabriele Suder, Principal Fellow, Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne, Australia
ISBN 978 1 78347 428 8

Description
This book explores the changing role of managers in the workplace.
In recent years, there has been considerable debate on the future of management, with both pessimistic and optimistic views being put forward. However, in the wake of delayering, downsizing, re-engineering and the pursuit of leanness, the more gloomy perspective has gained currency, especially in the popular managerial literature, and some have pronounced the end of management altogether. Some paint a more optimistic picture of managers and managers’ work with roles being transformed rather than replaced and the new organisational context providing more demanding work but greater autonomy and increased skill development.
With contributions from experts in the field, this book is concerned with the way organisations manage their managers and how this continues to evolve with reference to global issues.

‘This exciting and comprehensive Handbook brings together leading international HR scholars to review existing research and highlight the current and future cross-cutting issues and challenges facing managerial practice and education. It is a particularly stimulating read in defining the field and setting the future research agenda.’


– Susan Cartwright, Lancaster University, UK

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Doing Business in Europe Second Edition

Doing Business in Europe Second Edition (THIRD EDITION FORTHCOMING SOON)
ISBN 978 085702085 7

Description
This new edition of Doing Business in Europe covers all of the key topics covered on European
Business courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, making it a must-have for students
and practitioners alike.

Written in a clear and accessible way, this new textbook has been fully revised and updated to take
into account recent developments in Europe, changing European Union policies and the resulting
business implications. This new edition draws a stronger link between the European business
environment and the real business implications facing companies operating in Europe. This
easy-to-follow text addresses the challenges and opportunities facing those doing business in Europe, while setting these in a global context.

New to this edition:

- Expanded coverage of lobbying, SMEs and globalization
- New real-life case studies using a wide range of examples from across Europe
- Extensive pedagogical features including a glossary, revised discussion questions and more mini case studies

An accompanying comprehensive companion website (www.sagepub.co.uk/suder2e) provides
you with full-text journal articles, an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides and a country-by-country study. The website also provides additional case studies, video material, and a multiple choice testbank for lecturers.

This book brings to the fore the important regional aspect of international business which often is ignored in the hype of globalization. It provides a rich and state-of the-art overview of Europe as a distinct arena for doing business. Gabriele Suder approaches the theme of the book from a multitude of perspectives with vivid and engaging examples. Her personal experiences of working and living in several European countries make the writing both authentic and credible. I warmly recommend this book to university students as well as business practitioners.


-Rebecca Piekkari, Aalto University, Finland

Neither the complexity nor the importance of the European business community have ever been higher. Dr. Gabriele Suder is must reading for those who want to understand the complex business dynamics of the twenty-first century.


-Nancy J. Adler, McGill University, Canada

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International Business

International Business
ISBN 978 141293105 2

Description
The Sage Course Companion in International Business is an easy-to-navigate support guide to the
International Business curriculum. It allows readers to extend their understanding of key concepts
and enhance their thinking skills in line with course requirements. This book also provides guidance
on essential study skills and advice on developing critical thinking about international business.

Designed to compliment existing textbooks for the course, the Companion provides:

-A helpful overview of International Business key concepts and theories in support of your course expectations
-Tips, notes, and possible exam questions to help you remember key points and International business issues
-'Going further' 22 sections to help you on your way to earning extra marks
-Guidance and exercises to aid study and revision skills
-Pointers to success in exams and written exercises

The Sage Course Companion in International Business is much more than a revision guide;
it is an essential tool that will help readers take their course understanding to new levels
and help them achieve success in their undergraduate course.

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Doing Business in Europe


Doing Business in Europe
ISBN 978 141291847 3

Description
Covering all the key topics for students studying European Business at upper level undergraduate
and graduate level, this textbook focuses on the relationship between business and the political
institutions, policies and regulations of the European Union post-enlargement this book supports
readers with pedagogical features that include:

With a website to accompany the book containing student resources and an instructors manual,
the book also supports readers with features that include:

- Mini-cases with questions to test students understanding
- In-depth readings and testimonials from executives and managers
- Vignettes and cameos written by practitioners
- Extracts from Business and European publications
- Review questions and assignments to consolidate learning
- Weblinks to helpful resources

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International Business under Adversity


International Business under Adversity
ISBN 978 1 84720 374 8

Description

While Golda Meir was Prime Minister of Israel she shared her hopes for humanity:
"I hope that some day, perhaps not in my time or my children's time, but in my grandchildren's time, war will become like cannibalism, completely unthinkable."
For war to be unthinkable, business must be a part of the solution. Gabriele Suder's new volume recognizes the imperative of peace and brings many of the best thinkers in the world together to ask how the private sector can contribute to a peaceful future for our planet.
With strikingly new ideas, International Business under Adversity is must reading for business leaders and students alike.


-Nancy J. Adler, McGill University, Canada

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Corporate Strategies under International Terrorism and Adversity


Corporate Strategies under International Terrorism and Adversity
ISBN 978 1 84542 241 7

Description

The true nature of the threat remains poorly understood, and previously little research has been done on it. This book is an important contribution for concerned practitioners and scholars.


-Yves Doz, Insead, France

Corporate Strategies under International Terrorism and Adversity raises key issues facing international business and management in an era of global uncertainty.

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Terrorism and the International Business Environment


Terrorism and the International Business Environment
ISBN 978 1 84376 801 2

Description
This book was born from the editor's conviction that a wide set of contributors should provide the
economic and corporate sectors with guidelines, developed from rigorous research and case studies,
to analyse those adjustments made necessary through international terrorism, as known since
September 11th 2001. It argues that corporate asset protection and accurate business risk assessment is vital to the longevity, and resilience of business.

The volume reveals how the pre-9/11-era of contemporary economic history gave birth to a nexus of a) globalisation b) increased systemic vulnerability and complexity and c) the transitions of terrorism. As a result, the post-9/11-era is one which should incorporate risk analysis audits on a regular basis, political and geopolitical risk research, the use of quantitative risk assessment and qualitative risk analysis to implement risk strategy planning, its management and appropriate risk transfer considerations.


Book Chapters (selected)

NEW: “Input-output and Trade Integration in the BRICS: A European Perspective”, BRICS Economy and Global Value Chains: A New Horizon of Development, Book ed. by Bo Meng, Libo Wu, Yoshihiro Hashiguchi, SPPH, IDE- JETRO and CCenter for BRICS Studies (CBS), Fudan University, 2017. Chapter 13, co-author Bo Meng, pp. 370-397.

"The internationalization path and sustainability dynamics in emerging economies: the case of Indian SMEs"
in: Emerging Dynamics of Sustainability in Multinational Enterprises, edited by John R. McIntyre, Silvester Ivanaj, Vera Ivanaj, Rabi N. Kar (2016); Chapter 7, Edward Elgar Publ.

"Managers in developing countries"
co-authored with Rabi Narayan Kar, Sumati Varma, Chapter 18, in: Handbook of Research on Managing Managers, Edited by edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Keith Townsend, Gabriele Suder (2015)

"Managing managers: the evolving management story in context", Chapter 1
co-authored with Adrian Wilkinson, Keith Townsend, in: Handbook of Research on Managing Managers, Edited by edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Keith Townsend, Gabriele Suder, 2015

"Riviera Radio (RR): Developing a Market in a Highly Diverse Community (2nd ed.)"
with Lightfoot B. in Alon I. et al. (2015) Global Marketing: Comtemporary Theory, Practices, and Cases, Routledge.

"Regional trade agreements: non-market strategy in the context of business regionalization"
in Lawton T., Rajwani T. (2015) The Routledge Companion to Non-Market Strategy, Routledge.

"Improving IB Learning through Multidisciplinary Simulations: Lessions from a Mock-Up of EU-US Trade Negociations"
with Nance M. and Hall A. in Taras V. and Gonzalez-Perez M.A. (2014) The Palgrave Handbook of Experiential Learning in International Business, Palgrave Macmillan.

"Microsoft's Partnership with UNHCR"
in Deresky, H. (2010) International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Chapter Case, Pearson-Prentice Hall. Republished also in Deresky, Christopher (2011) International Management, Pearson.

"Pro bono publico"
in Griseri, P. & N. Seppala (2010) Business Ethics and CSR, Chapter Case, South - Western Publ./Cengage.

"Western Europe"
in: Charles Wankel (2009) Encyclopedia of Business in Today's World. SAGE Publ..

"Diffusion as a technique for corporate governance modelling"
Co-author Jonathan Lefevre, Ernst & Young Mexico, in: McIntyre, J. and Ivanaj, S. (2009) Multinational Enterprises And The Challenge Of Sustainable Development, Chapter 7

"Corporate Strategies for Countering Security Risks"
Co-author D. Gillingham, in: Merkidze, A.W. (2008) Terrorism issues, threats, assessment, consequences and prevention. Nova Science, New York, pp. 201-212,

"Introduction into the role and responsibilities of international business in our contemporary world",
in: Suder, G. (2008), International Business under Adversity: A Role in Corporate Responsibility, Conflict Prevention and Peace, (Ed.), Edward Elgar Publications, Cheltenham, Chapter 1.

"Corporate Responsibility in peace, conflict reduction and crisis prevention: human security for thriving markets? A tool kit",
Co-author Jonathan Lefevre, Deloitte Mexico in: Suder, G. (2008), International Business under Adversity: A Role in Corporate Responsibility, Conflict prevention and Peace, (Ed.), Edward Elgar Publications, Cheltenham, Chapter 12

"Intelligence Economique et Terrorisme"
in: Guilhon, A. and M.Bouchet (2007) Intelligence Economique, et gestion des risques, Pearson France.

"Introduction to Corporate Strategies under International Terrorism and Adversity".
in: Suder, G. (2006), Corporate Strategies under International Terrorism and Adversity. (Ed.), Edward Elgar Publications, Cheltenham, Chapter 1.

"Location decisions, or: modelling operationsl risk management under international terrorism",
in: Suder, G. (2006), Terrorism and the International Business Environment The Security - Business Nexus. (Ed.), Edward Elgar Publications, Cheltenham, Chapter 8 .

"The Complexity of the Geopolitics dimension in Risk Assessment for International Business",
in: Suder, G. (2006) Terrorism and the International Business Environment The Security - Business Nexus. (Ed.), Edward Elgar Publications, Cheltenham, Chapter 5.

...and more - list available upon request

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