Intercultural Teamwork Group B (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 teamwork
- have developed awareness of and reflected upon their own and other cultural values
- understand the role cultural dimensions play in intercultural team communication
- can apply flexible communicator skills
- can recognize interculturally (in)competent behavior
- can analyse and reflect on intercultural teamwork situations and apply strategies to resolve issues of conflict and misunderstanding
- demonstrate an open attitude and curiosity
- have developed skills to effectively lead intercultural teams
- What is intercultural teamwork?
- How do cultural differences impact team interaction?
- The challenges and opportunities presented by intercultural teamwork
- Dealing with misunderstandings and conflict in intercultural teams: the importance of communication
- Leading intercultural teams
Aycan, Z., Kanungo, R. N. & Mendonça, M., (2014). Organizations and management in cross-cultural context. London. Sage Publications.
Bennett, M. J. (2013). Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication. (2nd ed.) Boston: Intercultural Press.
Browaeys, M.-J. & Price, R. (2011). Understanding cross-cultural management(2nd ed.). Harlow: Prentice Hall.
Samovar, L. A., Porter, R. E., & McDaniel, E. R. (2012). Intercultural Communication: A Reader. (13th ed.) Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning.
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
Ting-Toomey, S. & Leeva, C. C. (2012). Understanding intercultural communication(2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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.
Final oral examination 50%
Session preparation and participation 50%