International Management


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: MAN351
  • Credit points: 10


The following courses are prerequisites:


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering International Management

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Curriculum Objective



  1. Evaluate complex interpersonal and cultural challenges that arise when managers operate in a cross-cultural context;
  2. Demonstrate and  examine the  operational issues that arise when managing in a cross-cultural context;
  3.  Interpret and appraise the strengths and weaknesses of national culture assessment tools;
  4. Summarize and argue the importance and role of culture when managing in a cross-cultural context;
  5. Explain and assess the application of key management concepts and theories across a global context.

Assessment Methods

  • Minor Essay 25% (1250 words)
  • Major Essay 50% (3000 words)
  • Exam 25% (1 hour)

Prescribed Text

  • Primary readings provided

Representative References

Recommended Reading:

  • Browaeys, M-J. & Price R. (2008), Understanding Cross-cultural Management, Essex, England : Pearson Education Limited.
  • Cullen, J.B. & Parboteeah, K.P. (2008) Multinational Management: A Strategic Approach (4th Ed), Mason, OH.: Thomson South Western.
  • Deresky, H. (2011) International Management Managing Across Borders and Cultures: Text and Cases (7th Ed) Boston: Pearson
  • Hofstede, G.H., Hofstede, G.J., & Minkov, M.  (2010). Cultures and organizations : software of the mind intercultural cooperation and its importance for survival (3rd Ed) New York: McGraw-Hill
  • House, R.J., Hanges, P.J., Javidan, M. & Dorfman, P.W. (2004). Culture, Leadership and Organizations: The GLOBE Study of 62 Societies. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage
  • Luthans, F. & Doh, J.P. (2011).International Management: Culture, Strategy and Behavior
  • (8th Ed) New York: McGraw-Hill
  • Moran, R.T., Harris, P.R., & Moran, S.V. (2011). Managing Cultural Differences (8th Ed), Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Thomas, D.C. (2008). Cross-cultural Management: Essential Concepts. (2nd Ed). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage
  • Thomas, D.C., & Inkson, K. (2009). Cultural Intelligence: Living and Working Globally (2nd Ed). San Francisco, California: Berrett-Koehler


  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Academy of Management Perspectives
  • Harvard Business Review
  • The International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • Journal of International Management
  • Journal of Management Studies