Intercultural Management

culture: the meaning of culture, culture constructs, culture self-awareness - E.T. Hall, G. Hofstede, F. Trompenaars culture concepts intercultural communication, collaboration and conflict resolution - IHRM: job assignment strategies, foreign assignment, acculturation - intercultural training: types, exercises; intercultural competence - leading intercultural negotiations and projects Working and managing in a virtual international environment

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Deresky, Helen (2011) Intercultural Management - Managing across cultures and bordersAdler, Nancy J. (2002): International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior, 4 ed., Cincinnati/Ohio.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

lecture, simulations, case studies, discussion and reflection

Assessment methods and criteria

Students are assessed on the quality of their assignments, their presentations, their participation and the results of the written quizzes.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

none

Infos

Degree programme

International Programme

Cycle

International Programme

ECTS Credits

5.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

1 WS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the course the students will be able to identify specific cultural challanges in multinational companies. They can develop and implement efficient strategies to improve the intercultural competence of employees and managers. They acquire basic information on intercultural management with focus on potential problem areas in intercultural collaboration. Students will be able to use specific concepts and competencies (with focus on awareness building) to interact successfully with indivduals and groups of different cultures.

Course code

0000-15-01-VZ-DE-7a