Insegnamento
INTERCULTURAL MANAGEMENT, THEORY AND PRACTICE AND CORPORATE STRATEGY (C.I.)
EPP4068024, A.A. 2016/17

Principali informazioni sull'insegnamento
Corso di studio Corso di laurea magistrale in
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - ECONOMIA E DIREZIONE AZIENDALE
EP1981, ordinamento 2013/14, A.A. 2016/17
1137591
Crediti formativi
Denominazione inglese EXAMINATION: INTERCULTURAL MANAGEMENT, THEORY AND PRACTICE AND CORPORATE STRATEGY
Dipartimento di riferimento Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Aziendali "Marco Fanno"
Obbligo di frequenza No
Lingua di erogazione INGLESE
Sede PADOVA

Docenti
Responsabile DIEGO CAMPAGNOLO SECS-P/10

Moduli che appartengono al corso integrato
Codice Insegnamento Responsabile
EPP4068026 CORPORATE STRATEGY (MOD. B) DIEGO CAMPAGNOLO
EPP4068025 INTERCULTURAL MANAGEMENT, THEORY AND PRACTICE (MOD. A) DIEGO CAMPAGNOLO

Modalità di erogazione
Periodo di erogazione  
Anno di corso  
Modalità di erogazione frontale

Calendario
Inizio attività didattiche 27/02/2017
Fine attività didattiche 09/06/2017

Commissioni d'esame
Commissione Dal Al Membri
3 Commissione AA 2016/17 01/10/2016 30/09/2017 CAMPAGNOLO DIEGO (Presidente)
GIANECCHINI MARTINA (Membro Effettivo)
GUBITTA PAOLO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisiti: FOR THE CORPORATE STRATEGY PART
The aim of the course is providing students with concepts and tools to manage the process of strategy formulation in line with the evolution of the competitive environment. Topics will include strategy formulation and monitoring, growth strategies and internationalization.
In details, contents of the course are the followings:
1. Basic concepts of strategy formulation (external and internal analysis)
2. Strategy formulation and monitoring
3. The issue of growth for SMEs
4. Organic growth
5. External growth: strategic alliances
6. External growth: merger and acquisitions
7. Internationalization processes
8. In-class case studies
9. Seminars by entrepreneurs and managers of SMEs

FOR THE INTERCULTURAL MANAGEMENT PART
Globalization and the corresponding internationalization of firms mandate that entrepre-neurs and managers learn how to analyse different countries and develop competences to conduct effective international relationships. In so doing, a thorough understanding of how national cultures affect organizations, behaviours and managerial processes is essential (inter-cultural or cross-cultural management).
This course is aimed at providing students with concepts and tools of the Intercultural Management practices with a specific focus on China.

The course will concentrate on the following topics:
• The meaning and dimensions of culture
• Managing Across Cultures
• Organizational Cultures and Diversity
• Cross-cultural Communication and Negotiation
• Strategies and Organizational Structures across cultures
• Managing decision and control processes across cultures
• HRM across cultures: selection, development, motivation and leadership
• China: institutional, cultural and social aspects
Conoscenze e abilita' da acquisire: FOR THE CORPORATE STRATEGY PART
The course is organized in traditional lectures, in-class case studies and seminars hold by entrepreneurs and managers of SMEs who will discuss the strategies of growth of their firms. The objective providing theoretical concepts and real applications.
Textbooks and course materials:
Campagnolo D. (ed.), 2015, Corporate Strategy, ebook McGraw-Hill. This ebook is a sum of chapters and readings from the Create platform of McGraw-Hill.

Expected competences:
1. Strategy formulation and monitoring
2. How to plan strategic alliances
3. How to plan merger and acquisitions
4. how to plan an internationalization processes


FOR THE INTERCULTURAL MANAGEMENT PART
Traditional lectures will be complemented by case studies discussions and company visits (both in Italy and in China) aimed at providing practical applications of the tools and concepts discussed in class

• An e-book edited by McGraw-Hill through the Create service:
Campagnolo D., 2013, Intercultural Management: Theory and Practice, McGraw-Hill
(chapters are mainly from Luthans F., Doh J.P., International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behavior, 8/e, McGraw-Hill).

Expected competences:
1. How to identify intercultural management issue
2. How to communicate and negotiate in a intercultural contex
3. How to design organizational strutures for international development
4. Knowing the HRM issues in an intercultural context
Modalita' di esame: FOR THE CORPORATE STRATEGY PART
Final written exam (80%) based on the discussion on a case study and Group Assignment (20%)

FOR THE INTERCULTURAL MANAGEMENT PART
Final written exam (multiple choice questions) and a project workd
Criteri di valutazione: Final writtne exam, project work and in-class participation