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Engineering and Inter-Cultural Encounters 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The course deals with knowledge and insights about the impact of cultural differences on industrial activities and how national cultures differ and influence corporate strategies and people's communication and behaviors.

The course includes the following elements:
- Definitions of culture, subculture and organizational culture
- The leadership's dependence on cultural knowledge
- Global cultural patterns and social values through which they differ
- Models for cultural adaptation and stress caused by this
- Ethnocentrism and the importance of cultural identity
- The importance of stereotypical descriptions and roles
- Cultural intelligence
- To work with intercultural groups

Prerequisites

Passed courses comprising at least 150 credits in the program or a Bachelor's degree in Engineering comprising 180 credits

Level of Education: Master A1N
Course code/Ladok code: TIUR21
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2022: Oct 24 - Jan 15
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Tommy Josefsson
Examiner
Magnus Hofwing
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
18750kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-T2268
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