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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Aider les étudiants à affronter un monde international et interculturel

Tréguer-Felten, Geneviève – in Fiona Rossette & Marcè Pujol Berché (eds) : Langues et pratiques du discours en situation professionnelle, Limoges : Lambert Lucas, 2020, p.43-62. Students about to enter an increasingly-diverse business world should not only be trained in speaking English, the so-called universal language, but cautioned about the pitfalls which…

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Langue commune, cultures distinctes. Les illusions du Globish

Tréguer-Felten, Geneviève – Québec (Canada) : Presses de l’Université de Laval, 2018. This book draws readers into the realm of employees’ and multinational enterprises’ (MNEs’) intercultural communication. Relying on a dual linguistic and cultural approach, the author analyses e-mail exchanges and French and Chinese MNEs’ self-presentations in English as a…

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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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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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How to Use Ethnographical Case Studies to Decipher National Cultures

Philippe d’Iribarne -in Rethinking the Case Study in International Business and Management Research, Edited by Rebecca Piekkari and Catherine Welch, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK • Northampton, MA, USA, 2011. In the current state of ‘cultural studies’, case studies tend only to be used for relatively local cultures, such as organizations or…

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