GCC Teaching; Wang-Nastansky, Pei: W2540: SIBMMC LOG Lecture 2012 "Sustainable International Business Management in Multinational Corporations"

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THEMES: GCC Teaching\Lecture 2012 SS | Wang-Nastansky, Pei\Teaching
META STRUCTURES: GCC Teaching\Lecture 2012_SS | PWN\Teaching
YEAR: 2012
PERM. URL: http://gcc.upb.de/K-Pool/Sustainable_IBM_12SS
 
LOG lectures/seminars
Modul W2540: Sustainable International Business Management in Multinational Corporations
LOG
Date: Monday 9:15 - 12:45 h - Room: TP9-1-01 (Technologiepark 9)
Date
Topics / Media
#1
02.04.12
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Content:
  • Introduction/Allgemeine Einführung
  • Organization Protocol/Vorstellung der organisatorischen Regelungen
Next Session:
  • Clarifying Open Questions and registration status/Klärung von Fragen zum Ablauf und Anmeldestand
Questions:
  • For General questions regarding the module,
    please eMail Dr. Pei Wang-Nastansky (PWN [at] gcc.upb.de)
#2
16.04.12
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Organization:
  • Repetition of introduction from Monday 02.04.12.
  • Clarifying open questions and registration status / Klärung von Fragen zum Ablauf und Anmeldestand
  • Schedule block seminar / Neuer Ablauf Blockseminar
    Monday mornings 09:15 - 12:45 h
    #3 MO 23.04.
    #4 MO 30.04
    #5 MO 07.05.
    #6 MO 14.05.
    #7 MO 21.05.
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    Final seminar for presentation of semester project:
    #8 MO 11.06.
    Deadline for handing in the written project report MO 25.06.

ToDo:
  • Team Building/Selbständige Teambildung
    Please find a partner for further teamwork.

Content:

#3
23.04.12
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Organization:
  • Announcement of teams/Meldung der Teams
  • Resolving Team Building Issues/Lösung von Problemen bei der Teambildung und Abschluss der Gruppeneinteilung
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Weekly topics follow the outline of the textbook:
  • Deresky, Helen: International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures (6th ed.). Pearson Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River (New Jersey) 2008: Part 1 through Part 4, with Chapter 1 through Chapter 11.
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PART 1 - The Global Manager's Environment .
SPECIAL THEMES
  • The Big Mac index (Jan 12th 2012, The Economist online)
#4
30.04.12
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I. Present issue Discussion (related to articles from 23.04. session) - 30 mins.

II. Lectures - PART 2: The Cultural Context of Global Management - 1 hr.
  • Final Presentation date - 18.06?
  • Chapter 3: Understanding the role of Culture
.-> Presentation Link: download Chapter 3-4 presentations (IMT login necessary)

III. Pause

IV. Presentaiton from Group I - 20 - 30 mins.

V. Chapter 4: Communicating Across Cultures - 1 hr.
  • SPECIAL THEME - "Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands?"



picture sources:
http://www.theoffside.com/files/2010/09/simpsons_handshake.jpg downloaded on 30.03.2012
#5
07.05.12
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PART 2: The Cultural Context of Global Management
  • Chapter 5: Cross-cultural Negotiation and Decision Making
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PART 3: Formulating and Implementing Strategy for International and Global Operations
  • Chapter 6: Formulating Strategy
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Current Issues:
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Example:
Takeover Could Signal New Strategy for China

SPECIAL THEMES picture source:
http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/unternehmen/0,1518,827811,00.html downloaded 05.05.12
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#6
14.05.12
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Managing ECTS and exam for exchange students
  • not within PAUL - individual process

PART 3: Formulating and Implementing Strategy for International and Global Operations .
SPECIAL THEMES
  • Two presentations by student teams
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Final Assignment
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#7
21.05.12
PART 4: Global Human Resources Management .
SPECIAL THEMES .
Summary:
  • Core Challenges in developing a sustainable, long-term international management environment
Content
Key Point
PART 1 - The Global Manager's Environment
  • Get to know the country and your partner WELL before the "marriage"
PART 2 - The Cultural Context of Global Management
  • Cultural differences all together is not a CHALLGENGE! But opening and cultivating yourself is one...
PART 3 - Formulating and Implementing Strategy for International and Global Operations
  • Doing businesses in a global scale is nothing but competitive advantages.
PART 4 - Global Human Resources Management
  • Choose the right people, and lead them to make money is a real challenge for international companies.
We are in an era of Sustainable 2.0 - This means "sustainable business or Corporate Social Responsibilities" can be both profitable and lasting.
  • Questions
#8
18.06.12
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FINAL SEMINAR
  • Team presentation of final semester project
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.15.06.12
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FINAL REPORT
  • Deadline Final Report
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