AU: 4.0
Programme: BUS

This course will emphasize on the importance of the impact of culture on managing people in today's global business environment. It seeks to develop the knowledge and skills needed to manage effectively in different cultural settings, and to work effectively with people from other cultures. Specifically, the course will develop an awareness of the pervasive and hidden influence of culture on human behavior,particularly with respect to various management philosophies and practices. It will cover issues of cross-cultural communication, negotiation, international teamwork, workforce diversity, and help develop the interaction skills necessary for today's international managers in dealing with people from different national and cultural boundaries. A major focus of the course will be on the concepts and models of international human resource management and development, that are relevant to the management of multinational enterprises (MNEs) and international organizations.