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Week 8 International Management

  1. 1. www.monash.edu.auMGF3681: International ManagementWeek 8:Motivation AcrossCultures
  2. 2. www.monash.edu.au2Week 7 Lecture• What are the four components of the Basic Work MotivationalProcess? Provide an example of how cultural differences caninfluence each of these.• Explain Expectancy Theory of motivation. Using one or moreof Hofstede’s dimensions, discuss the influence of culturaldifferences have on this process.• Explain Equity Theory of motivation. Using one or more ofHofstede’s dimensions, discuss the influence of culturaldifferences have on this process.• Explain Goal-Setting Theory of motivation. Using one or moreof Hofstede’s dimensions, discuss the influence of culturaldifferences have on this process.
  3. 3. www.monash.edu.au3Motivation (Basic Terms)• Motivation- A psychological process resulting in goaldirected behaviour that satisfies human needs• Needs- Feeling of deficit or lacking that all peopleexperience at some time• Goal-directed behaviour- Behaviour that people usewith the intention of satisfying a need• Reinforcement- Reactions to a persons behaviour thatencourage the person to continue the behaviour• Punishment- Consequences of a persons behaviourthat discourage the behaviour
  4. 4. www.monash.edu.au4Motivation Across Cultures
  5. 5. www.monash.edu.au5Theories of Motivation• Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs• Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory• Equity Theory• Reinforcement Theory• Expectancy Theory
  6. 6. www.monash.edu.au6Cross-Cultural MotivationHow are your cross cultural motivation skills?McFarlin and Sweeney p.391
  7. 7. www.monash.edu.au7Next Week• Leadership across cultures• Print off Germany from Moodle
  8. 8. www.monash.edu.au8Week 8 Lecture• In a high power distance, high uncertainty avoidance culture,which leadership style is most applicable and why.• Identify and differentiate three (3) different implicit leadershipstyles.• How can House’s Path Goal Theory be used in internationalmanagement.• Identify four (4) positive and four (4) negative leadership traitsidentified from the GLOBE study.

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