Chapter 6

Extra Needs for International Management*


This chapter deals with the required behavior of executives working for companies in the international environment. It includes a brief section on how these executives should go about developing international operations for their firms. This chapter, like the chapters before it, is skills-, processes-, and roles-oriented, leaving the movement of goods, services, capital, and labor to their separate functional departments (marketing, finance, human resource management).


Some people have the misconception that to work internationally will only require frequent travel and learning some foreign languages. This is far from the truth; it is, in fact, like making the change from ...

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