Cross-Cultural Collaboration and Leadership in Modern Organizations

Cross-Cultural Collaboration and Leadership in Modern Organizations

Nancy D. Erbe (California State University Dominguez Hills, California, USA) and Anthony H. Normore (California State University Dominguez Hills, California, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: June, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 388|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8376-1
ISBN13: 9781466683761|ISBN10: 1466683767|EISBN13: 9781466683778


As many organizations expand, it becomes increasingly important to implement collaboration and leadership practices that help ensure their overall success. Being able to work and lead effectively in diverse settings can greatly benefit individual employees and the organization as a whole.

Cross-Cultural Collaboration and Leadership in Modern Organizations provides an interdisciplinary analysis of how organizations can responsibly embrace complex problem-solving and creative decision making. Providing essential practical tools and critical guidelines, this publication is a necessary reference source benefiting business professionals, managers, researchers, and students interested in leadership and collaboration strategies and their application to various disciplines such as human resources management, professional development, organizational development, and education.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Community-Oriented Policing
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Culturally Responsive Leadership
  • Effective Service
  • Integrated Conflict Resolution
  • Police Leadership
  • Sustainability
  • Underserved Communities

Reviews and Testimonials

Specialists in conflict resolution, negotiation, and organization in a wide range of contexts explore cross-cultural collaboration in terms of field-proven practices, promising approaches, effectively serving under-served communities, mediating institutions, cross-cultural crucibles for critical transformation, and pressing challenges with visionary futures. Among the topics are tools for loving praxis in organizational leadership, effective training for international cross-cultural collaboration and leadership, stakeholder positioning and cultural diversity in the London modern architecture scene as a case study of the creative sector, cross-cultural collaboration and community-oriented policing and restorative justice, and the philosophy of using communicative intelligence for cross-cultural collaboration.

– ProtoView Book Abstracts (formerly Book News, Inc.)

Highly recommended as a potential core text in programs and courses on communication, culture, conflict management, negotiation and persuasion. The text might act as a useful supplementary text for some elements in other business and social science fields and disciplines such as international business studies.

– Dr. Tom Cockburn, Center for Dynamic Leadership Models in Global Business, Canada

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Nancy D. Erbe, J.D., L.L.M., is a Professor in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She has taught at the University of Denver, Pepperdine’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Cornell School of Law, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Oslo’s International Summer School, and several universities in Cyprus and India. Her students and clients to date represent 80 countries. Professor Erbe is the author of Negotiation Alchemy: Global Skills Inspiring and Transforming Diverging Worlds (2011), Holding These Truths: Empowerment and Recognition in Action (An Interactive Case Study Curriculum for Multicultural Conflict Resolution)(2003), Berkeley: Public Policy Press, as well as several articles in journals including Harvard Negotiation Law Review. She recently edited Collective Efficacy (2013), United Kingdom: Emerald Press. Professor Erbe is a mediator, Paul Harris Fellow, Fulbright Senior Specialist in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution and Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Studies, PUC-Rio.
Dr. Anthony H. Normore (Tony) holds a Ph.D. from University of Toronto. He is a Professor of Educational Leadership, and Department Chair of Special Education at California State University Dominguez Hills. Tony has been a visiting professor of ethics and leadership at Seoul National University, and visiting professor in the Department of Criminal Justice Studies at University of Guelph/Humber. Tony is also graduate professor of law, ethics, and leadership for the Summer Leadership Academy at Teachers College-Columbia University. His 30+ years of professional education experiences has taken him throughout North America, South Central Asia, Eastern Asia, UK, Continental Europe, and South Pacific. Tony’s research focusses on urban leadership growth and development in the context of ethics and social justice. He is the author of several edited and co-edited books including What the Social Sciences Tell us about Leadership for Social Justice and Ethics (2014, Information Age Publishing), Moral Compass for Law Enforcement Professional (2014, International Academy of Public Safety), and Collective Efficacy: An Interdisciplinary Approach to International Leadership Development (2013, Emerald Group Publishing), and a contributor of numerous scholarly book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. He was recently appointed as Chief Leadership and Ethics Officer, and the Chairman of the Criminal Justice Commission on Credible Leadership Development with the International Academy of Public Safety.