Cross-Cultural Management Revisited – A Qualitative Approach

Philippe d’Iribarne, Sylvie Chevrier, Alain Henry, Jean-Pierre Segal, Geneviève Tréguer-Felten, Oxford University Press, 2020. Read it now The cross-cultural management literature is still dominated by the quantitative approach to cultures which made the research field popular in the early 1980’s. While the hegemony of this approach was being consolidated, a French…

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Négocier et Bien vivre ensemble en contexte ivoirien

DIOMANDE, M. & SEGAL, J.-P., in DAVOINE, E. & FURRER, O. (2020) Actes de la 9e conférence Atlas-AFMI , Fribourg,  Juin 2019.Vuibert. Described for a long time by West African anthropologists, the humorous practices of the Joking Society are still relevant today in the daily functioning of Ivorian organizations and…

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Revolution by procedures in Cameroun

Henry, Alain in Successful Companies in the Developing World, In Iribarne (d’), Ph. (pub.), Managing in synergy with culture, Notes et documents de l’AFD, 2007 Read now The countries of Sub-Saharan Africa are among those that encounter the most difficulty in modernizing their management and raising the performance of their companies.…

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Rédiger les procédures de l’entreprise

Henry, Alain, Monkam-Daverat, Ignace, Editions d’Organisation, 3ème éd., 2001. This book received the special award of the “Grand Prix du Livre Quality Perfomance” (Paris, La poste – Arcelor 2002). Whether to meet quality standards (ISO), safety requirements, or legal obligations, modern companies have to formalize their procedures. Writing up procedures…

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Tontines et banques au Cameroun ; les principes de la société des amis

Henry, Alain ; Tchenté, Ghuy-Honoré, Guillerme-Dieumegard, Philippe, Editions Karthala, 1991 Read now In Cameroon, tontines represent a savings and credit phenomenon. The authors describe their organization and how they are currently operated. This book presents the results of a field survey carried out in Cameroonian ”tontines with auction”. The authors invite us…

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Cultures et Mondialisation – Gérer par-delà les frontières

Philippe d’Iribarne, Alain Henry, Jean-Pierre Segal, Sylvie Chevrier, Tatjana Globokar, Seuil, 1st ed. 1998, p. 137-161. Second edition: 2002 (Poche, coll. essais, Seuil). This book is constructed around 9 case studies analysing significant episodes of organisational life. For each case, the authors show that traditional sociological analysis in terms of…

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