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Catching Up?
Organizational and Management Change in the Ex-Socialist Block
Catching Up?
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Andrzej Kozminski - Author
SUNY series in International Management
Price: $53.50 
Hardcover - 236 pages
Release Date: October 1993
ISBN10: 0-7914-1597-X
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-1597-9

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Paperback - 236 pages
Release Date: September 1993
ISBN10: 0-7914-1598-8
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-1598-6

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"It descends beneath the aggregate level and provides concrete cases about how East European economies are changing. It is refreshing in its evidence and original in its approach -- a fascinating account of East European restructuring." -- Alice H. Amsden, New School for Social Research

"The book leads us to discard ideological media hype, and forces us to assess a rather uncertain future with solid, empirical evidence. It provides insightful, comparative analysis of the important topic--recent management changes in Central and Eastern Europe--within a theoretical framework that incorporates historical context and relevant case studies. The book offers a realistic evaluation of the current transformations of management as well as relevant scenarios of the future. And, it is fun to read." -- Branislav Kovacic, University of Hartford

Longtime management scholar, educator, consultant, and businessman Andrzej Kozminski has drawn on his extensive, practical experience to provide this comparative analysis of recent changes in management in Central and Eastern Europe and in highly developed, Western countries. He provides numerous, concrete examples of enterprises operating in Russia, Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia, including joint ventures and Western enterprises. Strategies, management cultures, and managers are compared as Kozminski formulates viable strategies and business opportunities for Western companies.

Andrzej K. Kozminski is Professor of Management and Chair of the Management and Organization Department at the School of Management at Warsaw University, Poland. He is the Director of the Warsaw University Post Graduate International Management Program and President of the International Business School.


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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. State-Owned Enterprises

Types of enterprises in the post-Communist economies

Dinosaurs

Pretenders

2. The New Breed of Private Enterprise

Mixed marriages

Mom-and-Pop shops

Growing sharks

3. Strategies of the State-Owned Enterprises

The notion of strategy

Dinosaur strategies

Pretender strategies

4. Strategies of Private Enterprises

Mixed-marriage strategies

Strategies of mom-and-pop shops

Shark strategies

5. Post-Communist Organizational Cultures

Organizational culture

The Communist legacy

The work culture

The roles of managers

6. Changing Organizational Cultures

The new emerging organizational cultures of private enterprises

The change agents

7. Lessons for Western Managers

Scenarios for the future

Viable strategies of western enterprises

Dos and don'ts

Notes

Bibliography

Index


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