Multicultural Workforce Management

Course Name: 

Multicultural Workforce Management (MBA816)




Elective Courses

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


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.


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.


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