Master of Advanced Studies in
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

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Management, Human Resources and Culture

The impact of culture at the level of the individual, the team, and the organization.

This module aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the issues involved in cross-cultural management. It will focus on the impact of culture at the level of the individual, the team, and the organization; it will demonstrate how cultural factors influence behaviors in the workplace and will develop some of the skills needed to manage effectively in cross-cultural situations.

Objectives

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the nature of culture, the theories and frameworks that help in highlighting similarities and differences across cultures, and comparative business practices and behaviors;
  • Be able to apply these theories and concepts to a range of different cultural and organizational settings;
  • Be able to analyze and synthesize different theories and concepts and critically evaluate their usefulness in addressing the problems of managing people from different cultures;
  • Improve your ability to work in, manage and lead culturally diverse groups and teams;
  • Increase your awareness of the economic, social, political and ethical issues related to globalization.¬†

Topics

  • Business organization/management and multiculturality:
  • Basic value orientations and frameworks of cultural dimensions;
  • Organisational culture;
  • Diversity and inclusion;
  • Business ethics and CSR;
  • Expatriation.
Faculty
Marie-Therese Claes
Intercultural Multicultrual in Business EnvironmentsKasetsart University, Thailand
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