Organzational Dynamics in the Global Marketplace: Organizational Dynamics of Working in a Global Marketplace
This course is coded GL, LM, F.
This course examines some of the sources of confusion, conflict, misperception and error that arise when representatives of U.S. organizations interact and work in the global marketplace. The aim is to heighten awareness, help avoid personal or professional pitfalls, and to more effectively manage some of the organizational and business challenges that arise when operating across dissimilar environments. We will focus on areas including: ethics, culture,language, ethnicity, religion, gender, the political and legal systems, labor,corruption, and corporate organization. Each class session will begin with a short, interactive introductory lecture, followed by discussion around assigned readings and mini-cases.