Automotive Engineering

Leadership and Intercultural Business Practices

Seminar, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

Cultural Awareness
Nonverbal Communication
Dimensions of Culture
Applications of Dimensions of Culture (GLOBE)
Motivation across cultures
Conflict management and negotiations
Leader Types
Leadership Theories & Styles

Learning outcomes

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Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Hall, E., & Hall, M. (1990). Understanding Cultural Differences. London: Intercultural Press.
Hampden-Turner, C., & Trompenaars, F. (2000). Building Cross Cultural Competence. London: Yale University Press.
Hofstede, G., Pedersen, P., & Hofstede, G. (2002). Exploring Culture. London: Intercultural Press.
Luthans, F., & Doh, J. (1991). International Management: Culture, Strategy and Behavior (7th International ed.). London: McGraw-Hill.
Maccoby, Michael. The Leaders We Need And What Makes Us Follow. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2007
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Mode of delivery

Seminar: communicative language lessons

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment, written and oral examinations