International Management

Cross-Cultural Management

Lecture: Cross-Cultural Management

Cross-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 Objectives

1. Gaining knowledge on the cultural, institutional and organizational environments that influence management across borders.
2. Comparing and contrasting management styles in different country contexts.
3. Applying theory to practical international management challenges through contemporary case studies.
4. Developing multicultural competencies and global management skills.

Schedule Information

Class hours: Monday 12:00-14:00
Classroom: ZHG 005
First class: 16.04.2018

Exam:
16.07.2018 Final Exam, 12:00-14:00, ZHG 105

General Information

Course Type: lecture, master level

Examination: written examination (90 minutes), July 16th, 2018, 6 C

Examination Requirements: Proof of knowledge of the various characteristics, methods and problems in crosscultural
management.

Workload: Attendance: 28 hours, Self-study: 152 hours

Entrance requirements: none

Recommended Prerequisites: none

Language: English

Lecturers: Prof. Carol Reade

Max. number of students: none

Recommended Semester: 1-3