Management in International Environment

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
32ME-P-MINE-01 Z,ZK 3 1P+1C English
Garant předmětu:
Institute of Management Studies
Syllabus of lectures:

Content of the lectures:

1. At the heart of the organizations: identifying managers’ challenges

• Understanding how organizations work

• Identifying the types of tensions that can emerge

• Organizational culture

• The place of management in the organizations

• The different perceptions of managers according to cultures

• The importance of soft skills

2. Communications skills

• How does communication work (communication process)

• When do managers need to be good communicators

• Giving and receiving feedbacks

• Giving a disciplinary hearing

3. Leadership

• From organizations to people: the major functions of managers

• From managers to leaders

• Going through examples of leadership models: Adair, Daniel Goleman, Blake & Mouton

• The situational leadership approach (Hersey and Blanchard)

4. People and values

• What is personality?

• Looking at different tests: MBTI, the Big Five Personality Traits

• Personality in a team

• Using the other’s perception to understand oneself better

• What are values?

• When values converge

5. Motivation

• What is motivation

• Different perceptions of motivation: Maslow, the 2-Factor theory, McClelland,

• Self-determination

• Motivation and rewards

• Motivation and efficiency measurement systems (MBO and others)

6. Stress and psychosocial risks

• What is stress

• Identify stress in me and in the others

• What are psychosocial risks?

• Mobbing and harassment

• How should management react?

• Organizational changes

7. Conflict and negotiation

• Conflicts and conflict process

• Negotiation in a social context

• Mediation

• Implication for managers

8. Conclusion

• Self-test and discussion

• Individual action plans

Syllabus of tutorials:


The work will be facilitated by quotes from interviews with international managers, case studies and a number of role

plays. In addition, the participants will use a self-test on their approach to managerial acts which will constitute an

interesting basis for discussion.

Study Objective:


This course prepares young graduates to face in the best possible way their future careers as managers. It combines several

elements: 1. The identification of situations of tension within organizations; 2. Reminder of the most important concepts

linked to the action of managers; 3. The search for possible answers for managers. This combination will help the

participants choose the best possible reaction when faced to similar situations,

This course makes the link between the various management concepts and their daily application in business. It will be

illustrated by testimonials from a series of interviews with leaders of various nationalities. Implementation will be

facilitated by the use of numerous case studies and role plays.

Study materials:

Basic literture:

ROBBINS, P.R., JUDGE, T.A. (2019). Organizational Behavior. 18th Edition. Pearson.

Recommended literature:

MORRISON, J. (2020). The global business environment. Red Globe Press.

ROTHLAUF, J. (2014). A global view of intercultural management. De Gruyter Oldenburg.

RODRIGUES, C. (2018). International Management: A Cultural Approach. Sage Publishing.

PRUNETT, B.J. (2011). Experiencing international business and management. Routledge

Further information:
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Data valid to 2024-06-16
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