Materials available online. Recommended reading: Hofstede; G. (2010): Cultures and Organizations: Software of the mind. Lewis, R. (2006): When cultures collide.
Students are able to understand and tolerate cultural differences and their impact especially on business cultures. They learn to analyze cultures and cultural differences in management styles theoretically and learn how to live and work as global citizens in diverse working environments. Lectures, literature, simulation exercises, individual and group work both in class and on the course platform.
Accepted study assignments, both individual and group works, active participation in contact lessons and studies online.
06.09.2021 - 10.12.2021
03.05.2021 - 05.09.2021
Enrolment in Peppi http://peppi.lab.fi. If you need assistance, please contact the student office.
15 - 35
Faculty of Business and Hospitality Management (LAB)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Hotel and Restaurant Management
No alternative completion methods offered.
Two courses per academic year, a course lasts for 2 periods.
Understanding the multidisciplinary phenomenon of culture, intercultural awareness, the importance of culture is business context, differences in verbal and non-verbal communication, Hofstede's theory on 6 cultural dimensions and Globe-theory, business etiquette, introduction to global citizenship and diversity management.
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