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Maxine Hong Kingston

Helena Grice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064029
eISBN:
9781781701003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064029.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Since the publication of The Woman Warrior in 1976, Maxine Hong Kingston has gained a reputation as one of the most popular—and controversial—writers in the Asian American literary tradition. This ... More


Traits and Traditions in French Film Comedy

Isabelle Vanderschelden

in Studying French Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733162
eISBN:
9781800342002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733162.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes French comedy films. Comedy holds a significant place in contemporary French popular culture and in the national cinema industry. It is the most popular film genre, at least in ... More


Cross-Cultural Management Revisited: A Qualitative Approach

Philippe d'Iribarne, Sylvie Chevrier, Alain Henry, Jean-Pierre Segal, and Geneviève Tréguer-Felten

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857471
eISBN:
9780191890253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857471.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, HRM / IR

The cross-cultural management literature is still dominated by the quantitative approach to cultures which made the research field popular in the early 1980’s. While the hegemony of this approach was ... More


Intercultural Team Challenges

Philippe D’Iribarne, Sylvie Chevrier, Alain Henry, Jean-Pierre Segal, and Geneviève Tréguer-Felten

in Cross-Cultural Management Revisited: A Qualitative Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857471
eISBN:
9780191890253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857471.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, HRM / IR

Working in multicultural teams can be a challenge since members do not share the same cultural references. How can they reach an agreement when decision-making does not mean the same things to ... More


The Morphological Tradition in German Paleontology: Otto Jaekel, Walter Zimmermann, and Otto Schmdewolf

Manfred D. Laubichler and Karl J. Niklas

in The Paleobiological Revolution: Essays on the Growth of Modern Paleontology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748610
eISBN:
9780226748597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748597.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

This chapter examines the important morphological tradition in German paleontology. It suggests that the pluralistic and biologically oriented German paleontology both predated and anticipated many ... More


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