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Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context

Book Description

In the era of globalization and ease of international connectivity and business interactions, professionals from all over the world benefit from having a well-rounded view of business culture and organizational practice at the regional level. Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context provides a presentation of teaching cases emphasizing the positive and negative experiences on a variety of management topics. Focusing on organizational behavior and leadership in Arab countries and the impact of culture in management and behavior, this publication is an essential resource for business professionals, managers, and upper-level students seeking real-life examples of management and organizational situations in the Arab business world.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. SECTION 1: INTRODUCTORY MANAGEMENT CASES: DYNAMIC NATURE OF ORGANIZATIONS AND RESPONDING TO CHANGING EXPECTATIONS
    2. SECTION 2: INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP DYNAMICS IN THE ORGANIZATION
    3. SECTION 3: INFLUENCE AND ORGANIZATIONAL
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Section 1: Introductory Management Cases: Dynamic Nature of Organizations and Responding to Changing Expectations
    1. Chapter 1: Universal HRM and the Gulf Leadership Style
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: MALAK Technologies Ltd.
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. NOTE
    3. Chapter 3: Encountering Strategic Management and Corporate Governance Issues within a Turbulent Environment
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. NOTE
    4. Chapter 4: Proactive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategies
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANZIATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Leadership Consciousness to CSR
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Management Response to Improve the Educational Performance of Engineering Students
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. APPENDIX
  10. Section 2: Individual and Group Dynamics in the Organization
    1. Chapter 7: Can Women Say “No” to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    2. Chapter 8: Under Pressure
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    3. Chapter 9: Communication, Culture, and Discord
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. APPENDIX: EPPO STAFF MEMBERS (BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF ESTHER)
    4. Chapter 10: Teamwork in the Palestinian IT Industry
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 11: Risk Management Decisions and Organizational Structure in the Case of a Development Management Firm
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION AND THE PROJECT
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  11. Section 3: Influence and Organizational Processes
    1. Chapter 12: The Case of the National Capital Market Authority
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 13: A Case of Leadership Styles
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    3. Chapter 14: Who Will Be Next?
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    4. Chapter 15: Downsizing at Paltel
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    5. Chapter 16: Downsizing and the Organizational Performance
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. APPENDIX
    6. Chapter 17: Company Restructuring as Part of a Comprehensive Change Plan during Periods of Transition in Leadership
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION, SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. Chapter 18: The Royal Credit Bank Strategy and Transformation Program
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    8. Chapter 19: Reality of Change
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors