Managerial Competencies for Multinational Businesses

Managerial Competencies for Multinational Businesses

Macarena López-Fernández (University of Cádiz, Spain) and Pedro M. Romero-Fernández (University of Cádiz, Spain)
Release Date: August, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 364
ISBN13: 9781522557814|ISBN10: 1522557814|EISBN13: 9781522557821|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5781-4


There is a growing interaction between companies and countries, illustrated by a constant flow of trade, capital, and work. With the rapid emergence of other countries with sufficient potential to join the globalization process, it is necessary to provide techniques for managerial planning, organization, and control in an international context.

Managerial Competencies for Multinational Businesses is a collection of innovative research on the methods of leadership styles and skills required for managers to be successful in an international company. Highlighting a range of topics, including human resource management, industrial relations, and international careers, this book is ideally designed for senior managers, business professionals, team leaders, and human resource managers seeking current research on the key aspects of managing a company in a developing globalized market.

Topics Covered

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

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Decision Making
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Relations
  • International Careers
  • International Projects
  • Meeting Management
  • Network Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Stress Management

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Macarena López-Fernández, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Business Management, Faculty of Economics and Business, at the University of Cádiz (Spain). She has undertaken various courses specializing in Management competences, HRM and Business Organizations. She also teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students in subjects such as, HRM, Managerial Skills, and Organizational Behavior. Her research interest covers different aspects of Human Resource Management in organizations and Socially Responsible HRM.
Pedro Miguel Romero-Fernández is Professor of the Business Management Department of the University of Cadiz. His teaching experience (over 15 years) covers an extensive background in subjects such as Strategy, Human Resources, Organizational Behaviour and Personnel Management. He has published in the field of Human Resource Management in highly prestigious journals such as the International Journal of Human Resource Management, British Journal of Management and the Journal of Business Research nationally and internationally. He also coordinates the Master’s Programme in Human Resource Management.