Entrepreneurial and Cross Cultural Competences
Seminar, 2.00 ECTS
The course covers comparisons of a.) different emerging behavioral theories in entrepreneurship research and b.) cultural theories of Kluckhon & Strodtbeck, Schein, Thomas, Hofestede und Trompenaars.
In this course students identify and exercise entrepreneurial and cross-cultural skills and behaviours that lead to firm performance and growth. After completion of the course students will have a better understanding of their personal entrepreneurial (and intrapreneurial) as well as cross-cultural capacity and understand learning paths on how to develop or improve essential competences.
In this seminar students develop a better understanding of their entrepreneurial and intercultural competences. They test strategies on how these competences can be applied, developed and improved.
Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools
Dumetz/Saginova/Woolliams/Foster/Belbin/Trompenaars/.../Hampden-Turner: Cross-cultural management textbook: Lessons from the world leading experts in cross-cultural management (2012).
Jahrmann: Außenhandel, in der Reihe Kompakt-Training Praktische Betriebswirtschaft (Hg. Olfert) (2013).
Lussier/Corman/Kimball: Entrepreneurial New Venture Skills (2014).
The Journal of Business Strategy
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Mode of delivery
Seminar, 2 groups, 2 SWS, 4 ASWS
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Assessment methods and criteria
final examination, class interaction