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The “Burden” of Knowledge: Unwanted Knowledge in Management – The Perspective of Individual and Organizational Level

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Brand management and internationalization: A case study in the sports equipment industry

1 Introduction Until the end of the 1980s, discussion of branding was not considered fundamental in the literature of marketing. It was only from the last decades onwards that it really became a central concept ( Aaker, 1991 ; de Lencastre & Côrte-Real, 2010 ; Low & Fullerton, 1994 ; Rubinstein, 1996 ). In a global economy with changing market dynamics and growing competition, the role of brands has never been as important as now. Brand management is unquestionably one of the aspects on which many researchers have dedicated attention in recent years, as

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Reflections of intercultural communication from the perspective of a foreign teacher


The challenges of the globalized world, the constant progress of science and technology increasingly lead to a state of interdependence between countries which should lead to intercultural relations generate an attitude of respect for diversity with a more humane vision of life to work in international teams. Universities as organizations embedded in the dynamics of globalization offer academic programs with international or multicultural approach that encourage the development of skills, aptitudes and values according to international defendant. To do this, the recruitment of foreign personnel becomes imperative in meeting planned objectives, so the challenge of foreign teachers is presented to be inserted in different cultural environments transcend and reach their educational work in the formation of their students. The aim of this paper is to offer some reflections on the importance of intercultural communication product born of the increasing mobility of teachers who face the challenge of surviving in a country with different culture.

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Linking diversity management and corporate social responsibility

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Diversity Challenges and Organizational Cynicism: A study on Egyptian Physicians

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Trust Triggers and Barriers in Intercultural Teams

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Intercultural Challenges in Virtual Teams

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Attitudes towards Collaboration in Multicultural Teams in the opinion of Polish and Chinese Students

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Thinking Styles and Intercultural Competencies

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Responsible Leadership and Organizational Commitment among Physicians: Can Inclusive Diversity Climate Enhance the Relationship?

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