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Leveraging Values in Global Organizations: Premises, Paradoxes and Progress
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Business Studies. (International Business)
2016 (English)In: MIR: Management International Review, ISSN 0938-8249, E-ISSN 1861-8901, Vol. 56, no 2, 149-169 p.Article in journal, Editorial material (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this focused issue on the theme of ‘‘Leveraging Values in Global

Organizations’’, we highlight several prevalent themes on national, organizational

and individual values in the literature. We argue that many premises in the literature

have been accepted as fact; yet there are still many avenues open to

exploration. We present several paradoxes that are often overlooked or lead to

inconsistencies in the literature on values. The five articles in this focused issue

address these premises and paradoxes, presenting new challenges and opportunities,

providing progress and paving the way for future research on leveraging

values in global organizations. The selected articles explore values with respect to

international alliances and subsidiaries of multinational organizations at the

organizational level, among global managers at the group level, and among

employees and inpatriates at the individual level of analysis. We trust that readers

of this issue will agree that the articles provide novel insights into key issues in

the established, yet dynamic, field of research on values in the context of global


Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2016. Vol. 56, no 2, 149-169 p.
Keyword [en]
Global organizations, Values, Organizational values, National culture, Paradoxes
National Category
Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-281122DOI: 10.1007/s11575-015-0277-0ISI: 000373159500001OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-281122DiVA: diva2:913021
Swedish Research Council
Available from: 2016-03-18 Created: 2016-03-18 Last updated: 2016-07-14Bibliographically approved

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