MAN501 Cross Cultural Management Assignment

 

Culture and Managerial Implications

The focus of this assignment is to draw upon your analysis of national culture of two countries in Assignment 1 to develop an assessment of similarities and differences in managerial processes and organisational culture which an international manager can expect to encounter in these two countries.  

Issues you may wish to examine could include how culture affects individualism versus group orientation, communications, decision-making, autocratic versus delegated leadership, superior-subordinate relationships and managing teams. In the report utilise appropriate academic theories about cross-cultural management to create frameworks to support your proposals. Utilise similar information sources that were utilised in Assignment 1.You may find some added benefit in obtaining information of the operations, and possibly any international activities, of major organisations in the two countries that are being compared.

 

 

Assessment Item 2

Description/Focus:

The focus of this assignment is to draw upon your analysis and understanding of cultural differences and discuss how these differences may manifest in the workplace

 

Value:

40%

Due date:

Friday, Week 11

Length:

3.500 words (excluding reference list and appendices)

Task:

The task involves developing an assessment of similarities and differences in managerial processes and organisational culture which an international manager can expect to encounter when working cross culturally

 

Issues that might be examined could include how culture affects individualism versus group orientation, communications, decision- making, autocratic versus delegated leadership, superior-subordinate relationships and managing teams.

Assessment  criteria:

1. An ability to utilise sources such as the Internet and University library facilities to search, locate and summarise data relevant to the assignment

2. An ability to utilise appropriate theories about cross-cultural management to create frameworks to support your analysis and conclusions.

3. Presentation of an effective comparison of the influence of national culture on managerial practices and organisational culture in the two countries being studied.

4. An ability to critically analyse information, formulate conclusions and exhibit original thought. 

5. An ability to present a well written, well-structured assignment.

 

IMPORTANT

PLEASE USE GEERT HOFSTEDE (6 Dimensions affect to business role. Manager or leadership between India and Australia)

  •  Power Distance
  •  Individualism
  •  Masculinity
  •  Uncertainty Avoidance
  •  Long Term Orientation
  •  Indulgence

 

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