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Spaces of International Economy and Management

Launching New Perspectives on Management and Geography
Edited by Rolf D Schlunze, Nathaniel O Agola and William W Baber



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A structural overview of the new field of management geography including globalization, embeddedness of MNEs, networking, hybridization, regional economies, technology, acculturation, internationalization, IHRM and implications for management and government.

CONTENTS:

PART I: DEFINING MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY
Management Geography - An Actor-Centered Approach; R.D.Schlunze& M.Plattner 'Hybrid' Managers Creating Cross-Cultural Synergy - A Systematic Interview Survey from Japan; R.D.Schlunze
Mobile Elite in the Global City - International Managers' Location Preferences; M.Plattner

PART II: SPACES OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY
Managing Global Cities Through Corporate Network Analysis; R.S.Wall
Competition Development in the BRIC Countries - Towards a Unified International Economic Space; R.V.Kashbrasiev
Managing Regulatory Risk in Energy Investments Developed in Foreign Countries; A.Calvo-Silvosa & R.C.Lois-González
Restructuring in Regional Economies and Introducing Province System in Japan: With Special Reference to Kansai Region; M.Ikuta
Trading Area and Locational Decision of Foreign Affiliates in Osaka Prefecture; S.Maruyama

PART III: SPACES OF INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
How does US Educational Experience Shape the Everyday Work Environment of Japanese Legal Professionals? T.Reiffenstein Japanese MNEs' Hybrid Factories in the Global Economy - A Management Geography Approach; T.Abo
Spaces of Japanese Management - Towards a Dynamic Hybridization Theory; K.Yamazaki
Survival Strategies of a Local Industry and the Characteristics of its Overseas Operations: A Case Study of the Glove-Related Industry in Eastern Kagawa, Japan; A.Taira
Production Allocation Strategies and Spatial Structure of International Division of Labor in Japanese Animation Studios; K.Yamamoto
Adjusting to a Distant Space: Cultural Adjustment and Inter-Culturally Fluent Support; W.Baber

PART IV: A NEW PERSPECTIVE
Concept of Corporate Globability; A.Jones
Location Based Services Technology Innovations in Japan; N.O.Agola
Managing Regulatory Risk in Energy Investments Developed in Foreign Countries; P.Ström & R.Schweizer
Internationalization of Business Networks: How do Managers with Divergent Cultural Norms Contribute? M.Plattner