Thanks to technological advancement, today’s economy is going global. More and more companies are doing business overseas and expanding globally. For one to be interested in long-term career in management, one will be expected to work with employees from different nationalities and culture. Cultures across the globe are so variant that it cannot be simply learned overnight or from a manual. It takes experience, education, and commitment to succeed.
As a 21st century manager, one is increasingly going to work with or to manage people from other countries and therefore cultures. This chapter throws light on this newly emerging area in management. The chapter discusses the theoretical perspectives with analytic approach the cross-cultural concept and issues.