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Convergences of the Romanian societal culture with European culture clusters in the process of European integration. The role of intercultural teams management in increasing European cohesion


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  • Bibu, Nicolae Aurelian
  • Brancu, Laura


This paper is discussing the issue of European cohesion based on a management approach. It describes the positioning of Romania on the European map of cultures, in order to identify the convergence and divergence of its societal culture with various European cultural clusters. The paper is arguing that: a) European organizations have a major role to play in the process of increasing cohesion within the European Union; b) Organizational Management and leadership are paramount to their success and to society welfare; c) Performant Intercultural Knowledge Management is needed for achieving the most out of European organizations; d) Intercultural teams are one of the most effective ways to reduce the current cohesion-less of EU at individual and organizational level.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 9476.

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Date of creation: 23 Feb 2008
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:9476

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Keywords: GLOBE; Romania; European Union; cross-cultural team; cohesion;

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  1. Bibu Nicolae Aurelian & Has Daniela, 2010. "Intercultural Work Teams, A Challenge In The New Context Of Romania’S European Integration," Annals of Faculty of Economics, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1(1), pages 621-627, July.
  2. Soponaru Camelia & Bobalca Claudia & Oana Tugulea (Ciobanu), 2013. "Globalization Perspectives In Post-Communist Romania," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 4, pages 213-218, August.
  3. Daniela HAS, 2012. "Considerations On The Intercultural Management Models Of Work Teams In The Context Of Globalization," CrossCultural Management Journal, Fundația Română pentru Inteligența Afacerii, Editorial Department, issue 2, pages 13-20, November.
  4. Brancu, Laura & Bibu, Nicolae Aurelian, 2008. "The internationalization Strategies of French Companies in Romania," MPRA Paper 9500, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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  6. Aurelian Nicolae BIBU & Aurelian Daniela HAS, 2011. "A Management Model of Intercultural Virtual Work Teams," REVISTA DE MANAGEMENT COMPARAT INTERNATIONAL/REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 12(6), pages 83-89, December.


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