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Guanxi and Wasta: A comparison
China has a business culture based on strong family connections secured in guanxi networks, while the Arab World's is based on strong family connections secured in wasta networks. This articleExpand
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Cultural Embeddedness and Contextual Constraints: Knowledge Sharing in Chinese and Arab Cultures
In a recent article Glisby and Holden have noted that the Nonaka and Takeuchi model of knowledge management needs to be used with caution. Expand
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Toward a Model of Understanding Strategic Decision-Making in Micro-Firms: Exploring the Australian Information Technology Sector
This study explores strategic decision-making (SDM) in micro-firms, an economically significant business subsector. As extant large- and small-firm literature currently proffers an incompleteExpand
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Training and developing an age diverse workforce in SMEs: The need for a strategic approach
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine theimportance of strategic human resource development (HRD) in small andmedium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with specific reference to key issuesExpand
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Key factors influencing Korean expatriates' and spouses' perceptions of expatriation and repatriation
Lack of satisfaction with repatriation has been identified as one of the major causes for high turnover of employees returning from international assignments. Extant literature emphasises theExpand
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Class and gender influences on employment practices in Thailand: an examination of equity policy and practice
This article presents the findings of research conducted in Thailand that examines the equity practices of local and foreign organisations. The managers of these organisations make equity policyExpand
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A Machiavellian analysis of organisational change
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to undertake a Machiavellian analysis of the determinants of organisational change. It aims to present a model of how power, leaders and teams, rewards andExpand
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Looking for global talent in all the right places: a critical literature review of non-traditional expatriates
Our goal in this Special Issue is to explore the experiences of non-traditional expatriates and in so doing contribute to balancing the picture that existing research provides of the profile ofExpand
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AbstractThis paper explores Knowledge Management (KM) through a spectrum of cultural and institutional perspectives. The case studies cover a wide range of countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East,Expand
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Segregation of women in tourism employment in the APEC region
Women represent a majority of the tourism workforce globally, yet they remain under-represented in management roles and over-represented in part-time/casual work and low paid jobs. Prior researchExpand
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