Operations management in a global context / Marc J. Schniederjans.

Schniederjans, Marc J.

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Tables and Figures	ix

Preface	xiii

PART 1. INTRODUCTION	1

1. Introduction to Global Operations	3

PART II. GLOBALIZING OPERATIONS	17

2.  Strategic Global Acquisition and Facility Location Analyses	19
3.  Global Human Resource Management	37
4.  Global Organization and Information Management	53
5.  Global Supply Management	71
6.  Global Research and Development Management	87

PART Ill. TACTICS TO HELP GLOBALIZE OPERATIONS	103

7. Global Learning Organization Structure	105
8. Global Benchmarking	115
9. Global Strategic Alliances	131
10. Global Ethics	145

Epilogue: Future Global World Order	159

Appendix I: Sources of Additional Global Information	167
Appendix 11: Maximizing Understanding-Q&A + Comments	179
Index	185