Fundamentals of Globalization: Managing in a Global Environment


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Overview/Description
Global managers work in a complex, constantly changing environment. They have to consider different economic, political, legal, and cultural factors as they plan, make decisions, and lead others in different international contexts. What worked in the role of a domestic manager may not be effective in the international market. This course describes some strategies and techniques for managing successfully in a global business. It explains the importance of having a global mindset and how to cultivate one so that you can carry out your responsibilities effectively – even with the added complexity of different cultures. The course also describes which managerial styles and techniques work best for different cultural contexts and outlines some strategies for managing a global team.

Target Audience
Executives, managers, supervisors, team leaders, and other business professionals operating in global organizations who want to support or manage globalization-focused activities within their organization

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Fundamentals of Globalization: Managing in a Global Environment

  • describe strategies for encouraging a global mindset
  • recognize examples of individuals and organizations with global mindsets
  • determine the effectiveness of managerial styles and techniques in relation to culture characteristics in a given scenario
  • describe strategies for managing a global team effectively
  • Course Number:
    stgy_05_a04_bs_enus