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Intercultural Management 3

Module name (EN): Intercultural Management 3
Degree programme: International Logistics Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: DFILM-304
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 1V (1 hour per week)
ECTS credits: 1
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
DFBBW-350 Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 3, mandatory course
DFBTO304 International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 3, mandatory course
DFITM-304 International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 3, mandatory course
DFBLG304 International Logistics Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 3, mandatory course
DFILM-304 International Logistics Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 3, mandatory course
DFBBW-350 , Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 3, mandatory course
DFIM-305 , Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 3, mandatory course
DFBLG304 Logistics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 3, mandatory course
Workload:
15 class hours (= 11.25 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 30 hours (equivalent to 1 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 18.75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Jensen
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Stefanie Jensen

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to
 
explain the specifics of selected national cultures with regard to history, national culture and the economic situation
-        explain different definitions of the concept of culture
-        explain why and how misunderstandings occur in intercultural contexts
-        apply key findings of cultural studies to simple management situations in an intercultural context
-        Students will have an overview of the management style and Dos+Don´ts in the everyday business life of selected national cultures and be able to apply simple rules of conduct.
-        They will be familiar with the process of acculturation and be able to explain its significance for intercultural management.


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Module content:
Introduction to the practice of intercultural management:
Students will gain insight into a wide range of basics about culture, the development of intercultural misunderstandings and the acquisition of intercultural competence.
-        Introduction: The meaning and importance of intercultural management
-        Definition, characteristics and the functions of culture
-        Cultural elements, concepts and levels
-        Intercultural communication
-        Management-relevant cultural studies
-        The acculturation process
-        Intercultural competence


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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, exercises, case studies

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Recommended or required reading:
- Breuer, J. P./de Bartha, P.: Deutsch-Französische Geschäftsbeziehungen erfolgreich managen. Spielregeln für die Zusammenarbeit auf Führungs- und Fachebene. Deutscher Wirtschaftsdienst, Köln, latest edition
Hofstede, G.: Cultures and Organizations - Software of the Mind: Intercultural Cooperation and Its Importance for Survival, 2010
- Hofstede, G.: Lokales Denken, globales Handeln. Kulturen, Zusammenarbeit und Management, Beck-Wirtschaftsberater. dtv (Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, latest edition)
- Breuer, J.P./de Bartha, P.: Deutsch-französische Geschäftsbeziehungen erfolgreich managen, 2. Aufl., Köln 2005.
- Klein, H.-M.: Cross Culture Benimm im Ausland, Berlin 2004.
- Pateau, J.: Eine seltsame Alchemie. Die Interkulturelle Dimension der deutsch-französischen Zusammenarbeit, Capus Verlag, 1. Auflage 2007
- Rothlauf, J.: Interkulturelles Management, 2. Aufl., München 2006.
 
- Schugk, M.: Interkulturelle Kommunikation, München 2004.


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