Seminar Intercultural Management Gruppe B (SE)



 Eithne Knappitsch

VertiefungIntercultural Management
Studiengangssemester 4. Semester
Semesterwochenstunden / SWS2,0
ECTS Credits4,0
Unterrichtssprache Englisch

On successful completion of the course, students:

can effectively analyse case studies and problem scenarios related to intercultural management
can develop viable ideas and solutions to intercultural dilemmas based on independent research
understand how culture impacts leadership
are aware of the challenges facing managers in an intercultural context

Fundamentals of Intercultural Management
Intercultural Teamwork

Current developments in intercultural management
Students research specialized topics related to intercultural management
Culture and leadership
Critical analysis of case studies in intercultural management

Aycan, Z., Kanungo, R. N. & Mendonça, M., (2014). Organizations and management in cross-cultural context. London. Sage Publications.

Browaeys, M.-J. & Price, R. (2011). Understanding cross-cultural management (2nd ed.). Harlow: Prentice Hall.

House, R. J., Hanges, P. J., Javidan, M., Dorfman, P. & Gupta, V. (2004). Culture, Leadership, and Organizations: The GLOBE Study of 62 Societies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Steers, R.M., Schanzez-Runde, C.J. & Nardon, L. (2010). Management across cultures - challenges and strategies. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Thomas, D.C. & Peterson, M. F. (2014) Cross-cultural management: essential concepts. Thousand Oaks, California. Sage Publications
Varner, I. & Beamer, L. (2010). Intercultural Communication in the
Global Workplace. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

A mixed method of instruction will be used for this course, including
lectures, discussion, case studies, role play, presentations and self-study and group work.

Presentation 40%
Written assignment 40%
Session preparation and participation 20%