University of California, Davis
Introduction to Multinational and Cross-Cultural Teams
University of California, Davis

Introduction to Multinational and Cross-Cultural Teams

This course is part of Management of Multinational and Cross-Cultural Teams Specialization

Taught in English

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Daniel Student
Dr. Cleveland Justis

Instructors: Daniel Student

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14 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Explain the concept of culture, how it affects your approach to work, & the opportunities and challenges in multinational and cross-cultural teams.

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6 quizzes

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Intermediate level

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14 hours (approximately)
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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will be able to define culture and identify your own culture. You will be able to demonstrate how your culture shows up differently depending on the setting that you are in. You will be able to discuss cultural practices and how those practices can be perceived. You will be able to discuss where culture shows up in your organization and illustrate how it can impact an organization.

What's included

8 videos10 readings1 quiz8 discussion prompts

In this module, you will be able to define the role of team within diverse cultures and identify opportunities and challenges of such a team. You will be able to analyze the importance of teams and define various personality traits that show up in teams. You'll be able to explain how the Hawthorne Effect and Maslow's Hierarchical needs play into teams and discuss the role diversity has on a team.

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7 videos1 reading2 quizzes7 discussion prompts

In this module you will examine use cases of real teams and be able to analyze how different cultures define good teamwork. You will be able to describe what a high-functioning multinational, cross-cultural team looks like and recognize the opportunities and pitfalls of a multinational, cross-cultural team. You will be able to define the concepts of linear versus flexible time and high-context versus low-context in regards to culture.

What's included

4 videos1 reading1 quiz9 discussion prompts

In this module, you will be able to identify who the stakeholders are in your multinational, cross-cultural team and explain why you need multinational and cross-cultural team skills in your team. You will be able to discuss why communication is essential to multinational, cross-cultural team success and identify how technology is the future of teams. You will be able to define the qualities of a successful cross-cultural leader and practice three tools for enhancing multinational, cross-cultural teams.

What's included

7 videos1 reading2 quizzes7 discussion prompts

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Daniel Student
University of California, Davis
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