Fundamentals of Intercultural Management Group A (ILV)Back
FH-Prof.in Dr.inEithne Knappitsch
|Specialization Area||Intercultural Management|
|Semester of degree program||Semester 3|
|Mode of delivery||Presencecourse|
|Language of instruction||English|
On successful completion of the course, students:
- have gained both practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding of intercultural management and how culture influences the roles and responsibilities of the intercultural manager
- have developed awareness of how corporate culture and organizational structures may affect business strategy
- understand management in an intercultural context
- Basic concepts of culture and management
- The roles and responsibilities of the intercultural manager
- Critical analysis of how culture impacts 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.
Hofstede, G., Hofstede, G. J., & Minkov, M. (2010). Cultures and organizations: software of the mind. (3rd, revised ed.) New York, NY:McGraw-Hill.
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.
Samovar, L., Porter, R. E., McDaniel, E. R., & Roy, C. S. (2013). Communication between Cultures. (8th ed.) Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning.
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.
Written assignment 40%
Session preparation and participation 20%