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Global University Expansion Presentation

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Global University Expansion Presentation

  1. 1. University Expansion Abroad Cross-Cultural Dimensions Building Across Borders - Japan Pitch Plan by: Susan P. Van Brackle
  2. 2. <ul><li>Cross-cultural project management </li></ul><ul><li>Construction phase of new University </li></ul><ul><li>in Japan </li></ul><ul><li>5 year assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Effect goals and objectives of the firm </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize shareholder value </li></ul>Cross-Cultural Dimensions Building Across Borders - Project Goals and Initiatives University Expansion Abroad
  3. 3. <ul><li>Fostering a Culture of Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Raising the institution’s profile on world stage </li></ul><ul><li>Attracting and retaining the best and brightest minds </li></ul><ul><li>Financial gain from FDI </li></ul>Cross-Cultural Dimensions Building Across Borders – Project Benefits University Expansion Abroad
  4. 4. Cross-Cultural Dimensions Building Across Borders - Project Pitfalls University Expansion Abroad Expatriate Culture Shock Training Demographic Characteristics Cultural Personality Characteristics Organizational Support Technical Competence
  5. 5. <ul><li>Familial </li></ul><ul><li>Hierarchal </li></ul><ul><li>Power Oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Person Oriented </li></ul><ul><li>High Context </li></ul>Cross-Cultural Dimensions Building Across Borders – The Importance of Understanding Organizational Patterns University Expansion Abroad
  6. 6. Cross-Cultural Dimensions <ul><li>Non-verbal cues </li></ul><ul><li>Indirect </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretation </li></ul><ul><li>Tone </li></ul><ul><li>Reserved </li></ul><ul><li>Meishi </li></ul>Building Across Borders – Understanding Communication Dynamics University Expansion Abroad
  7. 7. <ul><li>Amae (affection between people of differ ent ranks) </li></ul><ul><li>Insiders Welcomed </li></ul><ul><li>Strangers Excluded </li></ul><ul><li>Moral and social pressure to succeed </li></ul><ul><li>Company Loyalty </li></ul>Cross-Cultural Dimensions Building Across Borders – Understand ing Relationship Dynamics University Expansion Abroad
  8. 8. Male <ul><li>Masculine Society </li></ul><ul><li>Ascribed Status </li></ul><ul><li>Harmony Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Established Social Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Wisdom </li></ul>Cross-Cultural Dimensions Building Across Borders – Understanding the Environment & Human Values University Expansion Abroad
  9. 9. Cross-Cultural Dimensions Building Across Borders - Motivational Drivers <ul><li>Motivation varies cross-culturally </li></ul><ul><li>Western theories don’t reflect universal values </li></ul><ul><li>Job security is admired </li></ul><ul><li>Challenging work sought </li></ul><ul><li>Pleasant working conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Friendly environment desired </li></ul>University Expansion Abroad
  10. 10. Cross-Cultural Dimensions Global Leadership Competencies Passion for work that goes beyond money or status Managing relationships and building networks The ability to understand the emotional makeup of other people Management of disruptive impulses and moods. Display trustworthiness and integrity. Ability to accept change In touch with moods, drives and emotions. Understanding of their effect on yourself and others University Expansion Abroad MOTIVATION SELF REGULATION SOCIAL SKILLS SELF AWARENESS EMPATHY
  11. 11. Building Across Borders – Research References Sims, Robert H. and Schraeder, Mike. “An Examination of Salient Factors Affecting Expatriate Culture Shock”, Journal of Business and Management – Spring 2004, Vol 10, No. 1, pp 73-84 Harris, Philip. “Managing Cultural Differences”, Chap. 4, pp 116-126 “ Leveraging Cultural Diversity”, pp164-181, 220-235 Trompenaars, Fons, and Hampden-Turner, Charles. “Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Culture Diversity in Global Business”, 2 nd Edition El Kahal, Sonia. “Culture and Business in Asia Pacific”, pp 1-15 Cross-Cultural Dimensions Susan P. Van Brackle University Expansion Abroad

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