LE TIERS-MONDE QUI RÉUSSIT. NOUVEAUX MODÈLES.

Read now ! A Mexican food company, a Moroccan electronics factory, a petrochemical company in Argentina, an electricity distribution company in Cameroon: how have such successes become possible? Because we have used ready-made Western recipes? Or because we have been able to rely on the strengths of the local culture…

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Managing Corporate Values in Diverse National Cultures

Managing Corporate Values - Philippe d'Iribarne

Philippe d’Iribarne, Routledge, 2012. How should a Western company manage cross-culturally corporate values in its foreign subsidiaries? Do these values make sense everywhere or, on the contrary, are they culturally Western specific? This book provides answers to these questions, based on research carried out in the subsidiaries of a leading…

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La logique de l’honneur

In La logique de l’honneur, Philippe d’Iribarne makes a comparison of three firms: French, Dutch and American, which carry out the same production with almost identical equipment in different places. The close observation of the most concrete aspects of the functioning of each factory and its management allowed isolating for…

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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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Les traductions vietnamiennes d’un code d’éthique français

Henry, Alain in Annales des Mines, Gérer et comprendre, n° 104 juin 2011 (Read now) Translating a French code of ethics into Vietnamese. Introducing international managerial practices in Vietnam runs up against behavioral and cultural patterns. Rather than asking questions about a hypothetical change of values, it is worthwhile understanding how…

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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 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 to visit…

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Les bonnes surprises du management interculturel: le surprenant rétablissement d’une compagnie publique de transport en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Jean-Pierre Segal, in Gérer et Comprendre, 2014, pp.62-72 During its ten years of existence, CARSUD, a public transport firm in New Caledonia, experienced an initial period of labor disputes between local Oceanian employees and French expatriate management. It then underwent an astonishing renaissance under the leadership of a young, inventive…

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