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Tentative list of topics
- Culture, Institutions, and National Business Models
- “Shareholder Supremacy” and the LME Model of Capitalism
- Coordinated Market Economies and “Relationship Model”
- Digital revolution and the future of business
- The role of business in modern society: Ethical dilemmas of sustainability
Further information tba.
At the end of the course, the participants should be able to:
- Examine the distinctiveness of national business systems and their respective comparative institutional characteristics.
- Investigate the context of management and corporate governance in comparative perspective.
- Identify the challenges facing companies that manage across different national business systems
- Appreciate the pressures on businesses, management and stakeholders associated with global challenges such as the "digitalization" and ethical dilemmas of sustainability and climate change.
The participants are required to attend all lectures, seminars, case discussions and group project presentations
- This course is structured as a block course.
- It will use a diversity of teaching/learning methods including academic presentations, group discussions, contributions by a guest lecturer, and coaching of group project work.
- To reach the learning outcomes, the students are expected to actively engage in individual and group contributions, including preparation of case study discussions, group work, participation in discussions during the classes.
- To support course design all presentations, specific assessment guidelines and other core materials will be available in advance in MyLEARN
The grading is composed as follows:
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The participants need to be aware of the contemporary problems in international business and management fields