Calling on psychology theory and practice, explore culture’s influence on business and management. From the way businesses are structured, through to what motivates people to work, deep dive into the relationship between leadership and culture.
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30 May 2022
28 Nov 2022
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This unit addresses the role of culture in business and management. Students begin by considering two well-known models of culture proposed by Hofstede and Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner. After summarising these models students will consider the specific implications for business and management to which they lead. Student then consider cultural influences in the context of organisational behaviour, and in particular work motivation, the relationship between the individual and the organisation (e.g., organisational commitment and justice), negotiation and disputes, teams, leadership, and expatriate management.
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