[ 978GLCU10 ] Subject Global Leadership and Cultural Intelligence

Workload Mode of examination Education level Study areas Responsible person Coordinating university
9 ECTS Accumulative subject examination M2 - Master's programme 2. year Business Administration Werner Auer-Rizzi JKU Linz, UVic
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Original study plan Master's programme Joint Master's Program Global Business - Canada/Taiwan 2020W
  • Students are strengthened in their ability to behave effectively and cooperate in situations of cultural diversity.
  • Students gain practical experience of situational leadership skills.
  • Students are able to reflect critically on their experienced intercultural and group interactions.
  • Students learn how to solve real-life conflicts and receive support from the program coordinators.
  • Students learn to reflect on their interactions with other cultures using diary entries.
  • Students deal with gender issues and the compatibility of work and family in different cultures.
  • The practical experience gained allows students to critically examine the prevailing theoretical concepts of behaviour in the fields of leadership, motivation, learning and group behaviour, as well as intercultural literature.
  • This confrontation between theory and practice accompanies the entire part of the international interaction in the second year of study on an intensive level.
  • Dimensions of cultural intelligence
  • What is a global mindset
  • Awareness of cultural identity
  • Western vs. eastern ways of thinking
  • Cultural adaption
  • Intercultural communication
  • Group processes and interpersonal/intergroup/intercultural conflicts
  • Cultural reflection
  • Journal writing as basis for cultural reflection
  • Gender and Work-family relations across cultures
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