Lecture: Cross-Cultural ManagementCross-Cultural Management is an interdisciplinary field of study, which aims to improve communication, management and interaction of people from different cultures. Through the increased globalization of the economy, cross-border ventures, global relocations and the increased use of e-commerce, many businesses are finding that managing cultural differences can be a key factor in obtaining their objectives.
Course Objectives1. Gaining background knowledge on the economic, political, and cultural environment that influence the global business scene for MNEs.
2. Obtaining some insights into successfully doing business in a globalized world.
3. Comparing and contrasting management styles in different country contexts
4. Applying theory into practice by using contemporary case studies
Schedule InformationClass hours: Friday 10:00-14:00 (probably every second week)
Classroom: ZHG 005
First class: 28.04.2017
28.07.2017 Final Exam, 10:00-12:00, ZHG 101
General InformationCourse Type: lecture, master level
Examination: written examination (90 minutes), July 28th, 2017, 6 C
Examination Requirements: Proof of knowledge of the various characteristics, methods and problems in crosscultural
Workload: Attendance: 28 hours, Self-study: 152 hours
Entrance requirements: none
Recommended Prerequisites: none
Lecturers: Prof. Jaime Bonache
Max. number of students: none
Recommended Semester: 1-3