Multicultural Workforce Management

Course Name: 

Multicultural Workforce Management (MBA816)

Programme: 

MBA

Category: 

Elective Courses

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Concept of culture, Gert Hoofstede model. comparative human resource (HR) practices: power distance, individualism, masculinity, implications for Indian manager. HR issue for the international manager: international staffing; MNC training; MNC performance appraisal; compensation and benefits; international unions. Cross cultural management approach: organizational structure and intercultural management- conventional organizational structures of global organizations; intercultural communication. . core values as for bonding between employees and corporate across the globe. Global strategy and local adaptation. Conflict resolution strategies to handle: environmental turbulence; different attitudes to corporate culture and ethics. Cultural conflict and management style. Expatriate management.

References: 

Nina Jacob., Intercultural Management (MBA Master Class series). Kogan Page, New Delhi 2004
Peter J. Dowling, International Human Resource Management, South Western – Thomas Learning.
Heinz Weihrich, Mark V. Cannice and Harold Koontz , Management, Tata McGraw Hill, 13th Edition, 2012.
Evans, Pucik, Barsoux, The Global Challenge, Tata McGraw Hill, 2010.

Department: 

School of Management
 

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K B Kiran, Professor and Head
School of Management, NITK, Surathkal
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Karnataka, India.

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