Title: Guide for the international transfer of managerial know-how

Authors: Ovidiu Nicolescu

Addresses: Director of International Comparative Management Center, Bucharest, 6 Piata Romana, sector 1, 70623, Romania

Abstract: The present study represents one of the first attempts, at a world level, to elaborate a guide on how to realise the international transfer of managerial know-how. A basis for the guide is the over 20 years experience of the author in the field of comparative management. The guide is structured in six stages, the main elements that have to be taken into consideration by managers in order to achieve an effective transfer of valuable management elements from a company, which belong to that company|s culture, so that they work in another company|s culture. The guide represents an operational methodological instrument of high pragmatic utility for managers, in the context of the intensification of internationalisation.

Keywords: corporate culture; culture; cultural variables; internationalisation; international managerial transfer; management; management change; managerial know-how; managerial needs; managerial opportunities.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIL.2003.003617

International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2003 Vol.1 No.1, pp.84 - 99

Published online: 24 Sep 2003 *

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