Cross-Cultural Management

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cross-Cultural Management

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Intercultural Development, International Business, Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    Cross cultural management issues, problems of communicating across cultures, managing cultural diversity, the development of multi-cultural teams, leadership, motivations, decision making, conducting international business negotiation, international business ethics, and the development of careers.

    Course Objectives:

    To develop culturally aware students with good cross-cultural managerial skills and a multi-cultural
    vision of how to be successful in international commerce.

    Teaching Methods:

    • Lecture
    • Exercises
    • Pair projects and self-study.

    Teaching Media:

    • Textbook: Managing Cultural Differences, Harris and Moran, Gulf Publishing 5th Edition 2000
    • Additional teaching materials: MUIC course handbook, worksheets, Power-point sheets.


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