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The Routledge Companion to International Management Education

Book Description

Crises and scandals in the world of international management have brought a new spotlight onto how the subject is taught, studied and understood. There has been a plethora of literature on international management, but a lack of focus on how international management education (IME) can be shaped to respond to existing and future global business challenges.

The Routledge Companion to International Management Education gathers together contributors from academia, industry and university administration involved in IME, to: introduce the domain of IME; describe the emerging state in new geographical areas; discuss the major issues and debates revolving around IME; explore the linkage of technology and international management, and shed light on the future of IME. The diverse background of the contributors provides a global perspective that challenges the dominant Anglo-American view, with up-to-date specific insights originating from their indigenous view points, which has often been neglected and inadequately covered. The volume answers important questions, such as:

  • Do we need a vision in IME?
  • What is the current state of IME?
  • How has IME grown in emerging market segments?
  • What roles does technology play in its recent development?

The volume provides thought-provoking reading for educators, administrators, policy makers, human resources professionals and researchers. It will also give future international management students a glimpse of IME from a global inside-out perspective.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Table of Contents
  6. List of figures
  7. List of tables
  8. List of contributors
  9. Foreword
  10. Part I Fundamentals of international management education
    1. 1 Reflective leadership: a vision for international management education
    2. 2 Developing leaders within emerging multinationals: the Petronas way
    3. 3 Management across cultures when the boundaries are intra-national
    4. 4 What's in a name?
  11. Part II What is international management education?
    1. 5 International strategy
    2. 6 Emerging complexity in international management
    3. 7 International business
    4. 8 Ethics and social responsibility in international business
    5. 9 How is entrepreneurship studied in international business?
    6. 10 Where does international marketing come from?
  12. Part III International management education and its evolving context
    1. 11 International management in Brazil: an international and interdisciplinary perspective
    2. 12 Cultural aspects and consequences for the international management education of marketing in ex-Soviet bloc countries
    3. 13 Understanding international ethics and corporate responsibility with a holistic approach: the case of Korean universities
    4. 14 Teaching international management in the UAE: issues and avenues for solutions
    5. 15 Russian wildcard in international management education
    6. 16 International management education in China: a blessing or a curse?
    7. 17 The current state of international management education in Southeast Asia
    8. 18 A case of international management education in Africa: the University of Botswana
  13. Part IV Technology and international management education
    1. 19 Challenges, changes, new technologies and a new paradigm facing Polish IME in a globalized education era
    2. 20 Dispersing knowledge with films in North America
    3. 21 The promise of mobile learning: is this really a paradigm shift in international management education or is it déjà vu?
    4. 22 The impact of IT: reaching the customers and the employees
    5. 23 Using information technology to support international management
  14. Part V Rethinking international management education
    1. 24 The internationalization of international management education and its limitations
    2. 25 Buzzwords in international management education
    3. 26 International neuromanagement: deconstructing international management education with neuroscience
    4. 27 Developing successful international management educational programs: meeting the requirements of entrepreneurial ventures and their business environments
  15. Appendix 1
  16. Appendix 2
  17. Appendix 3
  18. Index