Managing Across Cultures

Professionals/managers and other business people are increasingly faced with the challenge of operating in a globalizing economy. Thus, the ability to understand cultural differences and manage effectively across cultures has become an imperative for every global manager. This module aims to: 1) provide students with the necessary frameworks for understanding the issues, challenges and dynamics inherent in cross-cultural management. 2) promote cultural self-awareness in students, and 3) develop students’ competence in intercultural relations. Major topics will be clustered in the core themes of 1) culture, management and organisations; 2) culture and communication, and 3) developing cultural competencies

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