Intercultural Management

A Case-Based Approach to Achieving Complementarity and Synergy

by Christoph Barmeyer & Peter Franklin

How can organizations and individuals manage intercultural challenges and benefit from diversity?


Intercultural Management is about managing across cultures: the difficulties and opportunities it brings and the competencies needed to handle the situations and create solutions. Applying a constructive approach, this book demonstrates how cultural diversity can be used as a resource to generate synergy and complementarity. Bringing together a collection of innovative case studies on a wide range of management topics it examines the issues in international management, helping the reader to explore theory in the context of real-life situations.

Key Features:

  • Includes contributions from leading academics and practitioners.
  • Helps the reader develop core management competencies.
  • Presents authentic international case studies from a range of countries including central and Eastern Europe as well as the Asian economies.