Leadership and Intercultural Communication

Short Name
Leadership Intercultural
Module Code
1105
Module Coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Martina Höber
Teacher
  • Prof. Dr. Martina Höber
Short Description

Methods and techniques to guide intercultural teams

Learning Objectives

Participants shall

  • get to know the principles of leadership competence
  • improve their own communicative competences
  • develop intercultural communication skills
  • make experiences in team processes and learn to understand group dynamics
  • improve the ability to reflect their own behavior and how they are perceived by others
  • extend their cultural sensitiveness
Contents
  • Leadership and motivation of staff and management teams
  • Dealing with international teams
  • Principles of intercultural communication (verbal and non-verbal communication)
  • Development of sensibility for cultural differences and social competence
  • Conflict management
Expertise
Method Competence
Social Competence
Self Competence
Duration in Semester
1
Instruction Language
English
Total Effort
3 CrP; an estimated 6 hours, of which approximately 4 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
3
Method of Instruction

Seminaristischer Unterricht

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points
  • TL1 reg. attendance (50%),
  • TL2 presentation (50%)
Availability
Yearly
References
  • Chokar/ Brodbeck/ House: Culture and Leadership Across the World
  • Doppler / Lauterburg: Managing Corporate Change
  • Kouzes / Posner: The Leadership Challenge
  • Senge / Roberts et al.: The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook
  • Whetton/Cameron/Woods: Developing Management Skills for Europe