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Intercultural Management 3

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Intercultural Management 3
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Logistics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: DFBLG304
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
1V (1 hour per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFBBW-350 (P620-0030) Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 3, mandatory course
DFBTO304 (P620-0517) International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 3, mandatory course
DFITM-304 (P620-0461) International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 3, mandatory course
DFBLG304 (P620-0322) International Logistics Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 3, mandatory course
DFILM-304 (P620-0408) International Logistics Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 3, mandatory course
DFILM-304 (P620-0408) International Logistics Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 3, mandatory course
DFBBW-350 (P620-0030) German-French and International Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 3, mandatory course
DFIM-305 (P620-0030) German-French and International Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 3, mandatory course
DFBLG304 (P620-0322) Logistics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 3, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
15 class hours (= 11.25 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 30 hours (equivalent to 1 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 18.75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Jensen
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Stefanie Jensen

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to …
• explain the specifics of selected national cultures with regard to history, national culture and the economic situation
-        explain different definitions of the concept of culture
-        explain why and how misunderstandings occur in intercultural contexts
-        apply key findings of cultural studies to simple management situations in an intercultural context
•-        Students will have an overview of the management style and Dos+Don´ts in the everyday business life of selected national cultures and be able to apply simple rules of conduct.
-        They will be familiar with the process of acculturation and be able to explain its significance for intercultural management.

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Module content:
Introduction to the practice of intercultural management:
Students will gain insight into a wide range of basics about culture, the development of intercultural misunderstandings and the acquisition of intercultural competence.
-        Introduction: The meaning and importance of intercultural management
-        Definition, characteristics and the functions of culture
-        Cultural elements, concepts and levels
-        Intercultural communication
-        Management-relevant cultural studies
-        The acculturation process
-        Intercultural competence

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, exercises, case studies

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Recommended or required reading:
- Breuer, J. P./de Bartha, P.: Deutsch-Französische Geschäftsbeziehungen erfolgreich managen. Spielregeln für die Zusammenarbeit auf Führungs- und Fachebene. Deutscher Wirtschaftsdienst, Köln, latest edition
Hofstede, G.: Cultures and Organizations - Software of the Mind: Intercultural Cooperation and Its Importance for Survival, 2010
- Hofstede, G.: Lokales Denken, globales Handeln. Kulturen, Zusammenarbeit und Management, Beck-Wirtschaftsberater. dtv (Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, latest edition)
- Breuer, J.P./de Bartha, P.: Deutsch-französische Geschäftsbeziehungen erfolgreich managen, 2. Aufl., Köln 2005.
- Klein, H.-M.: Cross Culture – Benimm im Ausland, Berlin 2004.
- Pateau, J.: Eine seltsame Alchemie. Die Interkulturelle Dimension der deutsch-französischen Zusammenarbeit, Capus Verlag, 1. Auflage 2007
- Rothlauf, J.: Interkulturelles Management, 2. Aufl., München 2006.
- Schugk, M.: Interkulturelle Kommunikation, München 2004.

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