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MGF3681: International Management
Week 4:
Cross Cultural
Communication
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Your Tutor (me)
Nathan Eva
– nathan.eva@monash.edu
– 9903 4065
– Building N Level 5 Room 14
– www.slid...
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Assignment 1
• International Negotiation
• Due week 6 on the Friday 5pm - Moodle
• Worth 30%
• 2,000 –...
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Week 3 Lecture
• Explain how culture affects the communication process. In
your answer you should iden...
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Cross Cultural Communication
• In groups choose a country (even no of groups)
• What are their ‘quirks...
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Cross Cultural Communication
• Now you have a business deal to do
• You are two universities looking t...
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Moshi Moshi
McFarlin and Sweeney, International Management
page 219
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Week 4 Lecture
• Explain the terms cultural convergence and cultural
divergence? Do you think cultures...
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Next Week
• Print off the email gate incident from Moodle
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Week 4 International Management

  1. 1. www.monash.edu.au MGF3681: International Management Week 4: Cross Cultural Communication
  2. 2. www.monash.edu.au 2 Your Tutor (me) Nathan Eva – nathan.eva@monash.edu – 9903 4065 – Building N Level 5 Room 14 – www.slideshare.net/nathaneva
  3. 3. www.monash.edu.au 3 Assignment 1 • International Negotiation • Due week 6 on the Friday 5pm - Moodle • Worth 30% • 2,000 – 2,500 words • 15 Journal Articles (you can’t hand it in without 15 journal articles) • APA Referencing
  4. 4. www.monash.edu.au 4 Week 3 Lecture • Explain how culture affects the communication process. In your answer you should identify each step of the communication process and the impact of culture on each step. • Using Hall (1976), as reference, analyse the difference between explicit and implicit communication. • Identify and describe three (3) verbal communication styles. • What is non-verbal communication and describe four (4) types of non-verbal communication. • How does one effectively communication across cultures?
  5. 5. www.monash.edu.au 5 Cross Cultural Communication • In groups choose a country (even no of groups) • What are their ‘quirks’ in cross cultural communication – Verbal and Non Verbal styles > High and Low Context > Silence > Communication style (elaborate, succinct etc) > Chronemics (relationship to time) > Oculesics (eye contact) > Proxemics (interpersonal space)
  6. 6. www.monash.edu.au 6 Cross Cultural Communication • Now you have a business deal to do • You are two universities looking to create a strategic partnership • How you do this deal is up to your culture • Nathan is all for different languages and interpreters!
  7. 7. www.monash.edu.au 7 Moshi Moshi McFarlin and Sweeney, International Management page 219
  8. 8. www.monash.edu.au 8 Week 4 Lecture • Explain the terms cultural convergence and cultural divergence? Do you think cultures are becoming increasingly similar? If so, why? If not, why not? • Define the term national context. Provide examples of social institutions to support your answer. • Social institutions can influence organisations through coercive, mimetic, and normative isomorphism. Define these concepts, and provide examples to demonstrate how they work. • When managing globally, what are the four (4) key types of managerial predispositions that international management can utilise?
  9. 9. www.monash.edu.au 9 Next Week • Print off the email gate incident from Moodle

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