When people think about the business world, they tend to think more about the political economy of operating environments than the intricacies of ethics and diversity management in offshore locations. However, all these factors are equally pertinent to successful global business management and a successful international business.Globalisation and technological innovation also need to be considered. And while the controversy that surrounds globalisation has tainted the proceeds of growth and economic prosperity, the improvement in quality of life brought about by technological advances in global financial integration cannot be overemphasised.
Chapter 1: Globalisation and global business dynamicsChapter 2: Institutional frameworks and the role of governmentChapter 3: Culture and international businessChapter 4: Ethics and corporate governance in international businessChapter 5: The global technological, innovation and information EnvironmentChapter 6: The global monetary system and foreign exchange market Chapter 7: Evolution of global markets and African imperativesChapter 8: Financial management and strategies in the global contextChapter 9: Cross-border investment and tradeChapter 10: Foreign direct investment and the institutional frameworkChapter 11: Regional economic integration, trade blocs and free trade areas
This book is relevant for students completing Bachelor, Honours and specialised Masters degrees in Business Management, as well as the academic community. It will also be indispensable to active and aspiring global business practitioners.
Principles of Global Business Management tackles these and other tough and complicated questions, giving a well-considered and rounded view on the messy world of Global Business Management. Some of the book’s highlights are: