4624 International Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior II
Mag.Dr. Christiane Erten
Contact details
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
02/15/18 to 03/11/18
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Day Date Time Room
Thursday 03/15/18 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM D2.0.374
Friday 05/04/18 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM TC.3.06
Saturday 05/05/18 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM TC.3.06
Tuesday 05/15/18 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM TC.0.01 ERSTE
Wednesday 05/16/18 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM EA.5.040

The course familiarizes students with international dimensions of organizational behaviour. Topics to be covered will be:

  • Frameworks of Cross-Cultural Variability of Organizational Behaviour
  • Culture Dimensions and Culture Standards
  • Culture sensitivity training and Culture-specific training
  • Intercultural Communication and Negotiation
  • Intercultural Competence
  • Conflict Management/ Intercultural Conflicts
  • Multicultural Teams
Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • develop an in-depth knowledge about the concept of culture and its theoretical links to organizational behaviour
  • learn about relevant dimensions of cross-cultural variability and their relevance for organizational behaviour
  • gain an in-depth knowledge about relevant fields of organizational behaviour from an international and intercultural perspective
  • competently identify critical issues in looking at research on the international dimensions of organizational behaviour
  • be sensitive about cultural differences and appropriate intercultural behaviour in organizational contexts.
Teaching/learning method(s)

The course is composed of:

  • Lectures led by academic staff member introducing basic areas of knowledge
  • Group presentations dealing with specific topics
  • Written papers by students analysing a topic of interest in depth
  • Tasks to be prepared for the next session either individually or as a group which you will be informed of one session before
  • Group based discussions
  • Group discussions
  • Experiential activities
  • All class members are expected to participate

The following assessment will apply for this course:

  • Regular Attendance is Obligatory!
  • Assignments (40%)
  • Classroom Participation (20%)
  • Presentation in Teams (40%)
Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

For participants of the Cross-Functional Management Program and WU-incomings only

For questions concerning enrolment and waiting lists please contact the Coordinatorof the Cross-Functional Management Programme at

All students must attend the first class!

Availability of lecturer(s)

Mag. Dr. Christiane Erten:

For administrative matters and registration please contact

Last edited: 2017-10-31