level of course unit
first cycle, Bachelor
Learning outcomes of course unit
become familiar with and understand the most important concepts in intercultural management;
be able to work in intercultural teams.
prerequisites and co-requisites
This course will foster students’ cultural sensitivity and prepare them for international and multicultural work environments. Based on the concept of culture-specific characteristics as described by Hofstede, Trompenaars, Thomas, etc., students will learn to apply management tools sensibly and in a manner adapted to the characteristics of the culture in question.
recommended or required reading
Mead, R.: International Management: Cross-Cultural Dimensions. 3rd ed., Oxford, 2004.
Thomas, D.C.: Cross-Cultural Management: Essential Concepts. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, 2008.
assessment methods and criteria
Written exam and/or scientific paper and/or presentation
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Dr. Karin Schreiner, MA
year of study
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