Motivating workers in emerging countries: universal tools and local adaptations

Philippe d’Iribarne, Joumal of Organizational Behavior, 2002, n°23, pp. 243-256 Sgs-Thomson in Morocco and Danone in Mexico provide exemplars of ways in which corporate cultures can promote productive, efficient, and interpersonally supportive communities by building upon deep-seated local values that give these communities special meaning to members. In Morocco, Islamic…

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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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Ethiques d’entreprises et mondialisation

Philippe d’Iribarne, in Dictionnaire d’éthique et philosophie morale, sous la direction de Monique Canto Serber, 3e édition, PUF, 2001. A first type of ethics concerns the ideal of the good man. Whether one follows a law promulgated by a great religious founder, obeys a code of honour, or respects principles reputedly…

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