the years, Clive has published many articles, reviews, news commentaries,
reports, studies and papers in English and Portuguese. Here is a small
selection. All these are downloadable.
While his main area of academic expertise is international
management culture, his interests are rather more eclectic. So, if you're
in a relaxed mood, see also his book
and restaurant reviews
Perceptions of business cultures in eastern
Europe and their implications for international HRM
International Journal of Human Resource Management,
Vol 21, pp 2568 - 2588
November 14 2010
paper analyses perceptions of business culture as a contribution to the
discussions about whether the central and eastern European (CEE) states
form a separate variety of capitalism and IHRM. We focus on six of the
CEE countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Poland, and
Slovakia, using a large sample of expatriate managers working in those
countries and a control group of local managers
and access to reprints
Clive's guide to Portuguese business
informal but informative guide to all the cultural mysteries and niceties
of how to do business with the Portuguese, from how to take them out to
dinner or which name to use, to how to negotiate. Clive is responsible
for the Portugal section of the well-known series of web guides to business
culture, for whom he first wrote this guide nearly ten years ago - executive
in PDF (357kb)
Can Central and Eastern
European Management Compete?
Henley Business School, Target International
5 March 2009
of senior expatriate managers in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland,
Romania and Slovakia. Third in the series on international management
culture. Wide range of results from really very poor management culture
in Bulgaria (corrupt, disorganised, non-entrepreneurial, irresponsible)
to quite advanced in Poland (reasonably well organised, committed, dynamic).
The press launch in Budapest created a good deal of interest, not least
in Hungary, for which the results were somewhat mixed.
as PDF [6.4MB]
em Portugal - Pessoas e Organizações
[Punctuality in Portugal - People and Organisations]
AESE Business School, Ad Capita
14 September 2006
of top managers in Portugal about punctuality and time management. The
results were much debated in the press as they confirmed what many, including
the Portuguese, already knew: punctuality and effective time management
are not Portuguese characteristics.
as PDF [1.4 MB]
Tribute to John Peel
The Portugal News
6 November 2004
to the best ever radio DJ, loveable broadcaster and one of my heroes,
whose loss I felt much more acutely than I had expected.
full article in PDF [4.4MB]
Can Irish Management Compete?
Cranfield School of Management, Torc Consulting
1 September 2003
survey of senior expatriate managers in Ireland was the second in the
series. There was considerable press interest. The findings were generally
positive about Irish management culture but there were some criticisms
about Irish preparation for internationalisation and a certain complacency
about the need for improvement.
as PDF [0.25 MB]
Can Portuguese Management
Cranfield School of Management, Ad Capita
10 April 2001
of senior expatriate managers in Portugal about management culture. This
was the first of continuing series in various countries. The study attracted
wide media coverage, especially because the portrait of Portuguese management
culture was not very flattering - disorganised, uncommitted, unwilling
to take responsibility.
in PDF [0.4MB]