report for the Human Resources department outlining what you consider to be the most important elements of IHR and giving recommendations as to how these elements could be effectively incorporated into their cultural training programmes
Using the same organisation as in your first assignment ( supermarket, banking etc.,), write a report for the Human Resources department outlining what you consider to be the most important elements of IHR and giving recommendations as to how these elements could be effectively incorporated into their cultural training programmes.
11. Assessment criteria
This assessment seeks to assess the following:
– Your ability to locate and engage with academic materials
– Your ability to present a critical account of academic literature
– Your ability to relate academic materials to lecture content
– Your ability to apply content to real organisations
Your submission should be written in a report format (1400 words).
– Your briefing might include but not be limited to the following issues: styles of management, the creation of cross-cultural teams, attracting & recruiting employees, training employees for expatriate assignments, national negotiating styles and training employees for the challenges of cross-cultural management, etc.
– Your recommendations should be clearly supported by references to academic literature
well-structured work which demonstrates a clear understanding (through detailed analysis) of the various matters covered by the cultural briefing, for logical consistency, elegant argumentation and a high standard of presentation. makes exceptionally well justified recommendations with reference to readings and cases studied on this module. At this level, a critically reflective perspective should be evident, for example, by showing how best practice is based on learning from some of the experiences of companies discussed in this module
To make it easier i put each week lecture with topic and reading below:
Week 1 Culture in a globalising world
Dicken, P. (2011), Global Shift: Mapping the Changing Contours of the World Economy, 6th ed., SAGE, London.
Hill, C. M. L. (2009), International Business: Competing in Global Market Place, 7th ed., McGraw – Hill.
Kedia, B. L. and Mukherji, A. (1999), ‘Global Managers: Developing a Mindset for Global Competitiveness’, Journal of World Business, 34 (3), 230-251.
Rugman, A. M. and Collinson, S. (2012), International business, 6th ed., Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson 2012.
Smith, P. B. (1992), ‘Organisational Behaviour and National Cultures’, British Journal of Management, 3 (1), 39-51. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=4527518&site=ehost-live&scope=site
World Trade Organisation http://www.wto.org/
World Bank http://www.worldbank.org/
International Monetary Fund http://www.imf.org/external/index.htm
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: http://www.oecd.org/
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development: http://unctad.org/en/Pages/Home.aspx
What is globalization? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oTLyPPrZE4
Piers Morgan on Shanghai: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wbGFeDR7Gg
Week 2 Correlates of culture
Hofstede, G. (1993), ‘Cultural Constraints in Management Theory’, Executive (19389779), Feb 1993, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.-94. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=9409142061&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Schwartz, S (1999), ‘A Theory of Cultural Values and Some Implications for Work’, Applied Psychology: An International Review. Jan1999, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p23-47. 25p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=4423136&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Trompenaars, F. (1996), ‘Resolving International Conflict: Culture and Business Strategy’, Business Strategy Review. Autumn96, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p51. 18p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=6452001&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Hofstede’s own website http://www.geerthofstede.eu/
Hofstede Centre http://www.geert-hofstede.com/
World Values Survey http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org/
Trompenaars Hampden-Turner Culture for Business http://www.7d-culture.nl/.
The GLOBE Project http://www.grovewell.com/pub-GLOBE-intro.html
Hofstede: Recent Discoveries about cultural differences: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBv1wLuY3Ko
Cross-cultural etiquette http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdeFdFEbuqk
HSBC ad: smashed car http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1vvLQd53Ps
HSBC ad: okeedokee http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZ-qFNrrt0E
HSBC ad: flowers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boN2rsS6K_c
HSBC ad: personal space :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhIzGrIqAk0
Week 4 Complexity & cultural stereotypes
Osland, J. S. and Bird, A. (2000), ‘Beyond Sophisticated Stereotyping: Cultural Sensemaking in Context’, Academy of Management Executive, Feb 2000, Vol. 14, Issue 1, p65-77. 13p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=2909840&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Clausen, L. (2010). Moving beyond stereotypes in managing cultural difference: Communication in Danish–Japanese corporate relationships. Scandinavian Journal Of Management, 26(1), 57-66. http://eds.b.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?vid=6&sid=fb025fef-b068-4fd1-beac-766b6e4fbfdb%40sessionmgr111&hid=104&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZSZzY29wZT1zaXRl#db=bth&AN=48256194
Minkov, M., & Blagoev, V. (2012). What do Project GLOBE’s cultural dimensions reflect? An empirical perspective. Asia Pacific Business Review, 18(1), 27-43. doi:10.1080/13602381.2010.496292
Week 6 Management & Cultural theories
Bloom, N., Genakos, C. Sadun, R. & Van Reenen, J. (2012) Management practice across firms and countries. Academy of Management Perspectives. Feb2012, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p12-33
Greblikaite, Jolita; Daugeliene, Rasa. (2010) The growing need of cross cultural management and ethics in business. European Integration Studies. 2010, Issue 4, p148-152 http://eds.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?vid=5&sid=61365c4e-6d6e-43fd-b44b-41be9f226368%40sessionmgr4001&hid=4211&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZSZzY29wZT1zaXRl#db=bth&AN=51836893
Meyer, E. (2014) Navigating the cultural minefield. Harvard Business Review., Vol. 92 Issue 5, p119-123
Paul, G. W., & Berry, D. M. (2013). The importance of executive leadership in creating a post-merged organisational culture conducive to effective performance management. South African Journal Of Human Resource Management, 11(1), 1-15. doi:10.4102/sajhrm.v11i1.446
Waldman, D. A.; De Luque, M. S. & Wang, D. (2012) What can we really learn about management practcies across firms and countries. Academy of Management Perspectives. Feb2012, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p34-40
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Week 7 Traditions & conflicts in business ethics
Buller, P. F., Kohls, J. J. and Anderson, K. S. (2000), ‘Managing Conflicts Across Cultures’, Organizational Dynamics. Spring 2000, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p52-66. 15p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=3617480&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Cooper, R. and Nakabayashi, M. (2010), ‘Serious Ethical Turmoil in the U.S. and Japanese Life Insurance Markets’, Journal of Financial Service Professionals. Mar 2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p64-76. 13p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=48231864&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Jackson, T. (2000), ‘Management Ethics and Corporate Policy: A Cross-Cultural Comparison’, Journal of Management Studies. May 2000, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p349-369. 21p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=3480299&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Week 8 Cultural concepts & business partners; Organisational culture & strategy
Cardon, P. W. (2006), ‘Reacting to Face Loss in Chinese Business Culture: An Interview Report’, Business Communication Quarterly. Dec 2006, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p439-443. 5p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=24670341&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Ghauri, P. and Fang, T., (2001), ‘Negotiating with the Chinese: A Socio-Cultural Analysis’, Journal of World Business. Fall 2001, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p303. 23p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=5151724&site=ehost-live&scope=site
GSK’s Lucozade and Ribena sold to Suntory for £1.35bn, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24013720
Herrmann, P. and Datta, D. K. (2006), ‘CEO Experiences: Effects on the Choice of FDI Entry Mode’, Journal of Management Studies. Jun 2006, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p755-778. 24p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=20967387&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Pooley, R. (2005), ‘When Cultures Collide’, Management Services. Spring 2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p28-31. 4p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=16474613&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Prestwich, R. (2007), ‘Cross-Cultural Negotiating: A Japanese-American Case Study from Higher Education’, International Negotiation, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p29-55. 27p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=25651454&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Sarkar, A. N. (2010), ‘Navigating the Rough Seas of Global Business Negotiation: Reflection on Cross-Cultural Issues and Some Corporate Experiences’, International Journal of Business Insights & Transformation, Apr-Sep 2010, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p47-61. 15p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=55558074&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Week 10 Managing multiculturalism in MNEs
Panda, A. (2013), ‘Do You Know Who You are Dealing With? Cultural Due Diligence: What, Why and How’, Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers. Apr-July 2013, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p1-20. 20p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=89174328&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Week 11 Managing multi-cultural work groups
Easterby-Smith, M., Malina, D. and Yuan, L. (1995), ‘How Culture-Sensitive is HRM? A Comparative Analysis of Practice in Chinese and UK Companies’, International Journal of Human Resource Management. Feb 1995, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p31-59. 29p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=5829709&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Grotenhuis, F. D. J. (2001), ‘Marriages between Asian, American, and Dutch Corporations: A Matter of Cultural Fit?’, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets & Policies. Jun 2001, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p203. 18p.
Week 12 International assignments
Caligiuri, P. M. and Colakoglu, S. (2007), ‘A Strategic Contingency Approach to Expatriate Assignment Management’, Human Resource Management Journal, 2007, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p393-410. 18p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=27258081&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Castillo, José. (2006), ‘Foreign Subsidiary Managers: Local versus Expatriate Management Teams and the Assessment of Managerial Intelligence’, Journal of Business & Economic Studies. Fall2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p57-74. 18p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=23130916&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Gibson, C. B. and Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E., (2001), ‘Metaphors and Meaning: An Intercultural Analysis of the Concept of Teamwork’, Administrative Science Quarterly. June 2001, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p274-303. 30p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=5305381&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Goodall, K., Li, N. and Warner, M. (2006), ‘Expatriate Managers in China: The Influence of Chinese Culture on Cross-Cultural Management’, Journal of General Management. Winter 2006, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p57-76. 20p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=24037516&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Inkson, K., Arthur, M.B., Pringle, J. and Barry, S. (1997), ‘Expatriate Assignment Versus Overseas Experience: Contrasting Models of International Human Resource Development’, Journal of World Business, 32 (4), 351-368. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=434394&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Nederveen Pietrese, A., Van Knippenberg , D. & Van Dierndonck, D. (2013) Cultural diversity and team performance. The role of team member goal orientation. Academy of Management Journal. Jun2013, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p782-804 http://eds.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?vid=2&sid=6af6d065-5f2a-4b8e-9212-af39da1bd920%40sessionmgr4004&hid=4211&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZSZzY29wZT1zaXRl#db=bth&AN=88416158
Selmer, J. (2006), ‘Munificence of Parent Corporate Contexts and Expatriate Cross-Cultural Training in China’, Asia Pacific Business Review. Jan 2006, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p39-51. 13p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=19540415&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Townsend, A. M.; DeMarie, S. M.; Hendrickson, A. R. (1998), ‘Virtual teams: Technology and the workplace of the future’, Academy of Management Executive. Aug98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p17-29. 13p. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=1109047&site=ehost-live&scope=site
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