Cross-cultural Management

Overview about the general aspects of cross-cultural management and various cultural aspects; overview about most important theories und application areas of cross-cultural management, as well as empirical results referring to differences between selected countries and group of countries regarding cultural dimensions (quantitative) and cultural standards (qualitative); critical discussion. A regional focus lies on the BRIC countries, especially in Asia and Latin America.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Koch, Ekhart (2012): Interkulturelles Management. Für Führungspraxis, Projektarbeit und Kommunikation. UTB, München.Rothlauf, Jürgen (2012): Interkulturelles Management.Mit Beispielen aus Vietnam, China, Japan, Russland und den Golfstaaten, 4. Auflage. Oldenburg Verlag, München.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Presentation, discussion, refection

Assessment methods and criteria

final written exam

Prerequisites and co-requisites

none

Infos

Degree programme

Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

3.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

5 WS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

Students have fundamental knowledge and an overview about conditions, theories, and application areas of cross-cultural management, especially in the context of emerging markets. Based on exercises and case studies students possess skills and competences to apply their knowledge to everyday business.

Course code

0391-11-11-BB-DE-55a