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 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 Information

Class hours: Friday 10:00-14:00 (probably every second week)
Classroom: ZHG 005
First class: 28.04.2017

Exam:
28.07.2017 Final Exam, 10:00-12:00, ZHG 101

General Information

Course 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
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