Cross-Cultural Labour Relations and Practices
This course is not active. Please contact Department Chair for more information.
Main topics include:
- Labour history and current practices.
- Statutory requirements.
- Business protocols: formality, introductions, meetings, negotiations, socializing, ethics, body language.
- Employee relations and compensation.
Lectures, assigned readings, case analyses, guest speakers, role plays, discussion, videos, independent research.
At the end of the course, the successful student should be able to:
- demonstrate a knowledge of labour practices and standards, business protocols, and employee relations in major Latin American, European, and Pacific Rim countries;
- analyze readings, case studies and statutes in order to recommend effective solutions and appropriate behaviours in business situations;
- demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the business culture of at least one country being studied;
- demonstrate the ability to self-monitor and adjust one's behaviour to accommodate cultural differences in a business context.
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students
Lustig, M. and J. Koester. Intercultural Competence: Interpersonal Communications Across Cultures, Latest Ed. New York: Harper Collins.
Coursepack of selected readings.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
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|Institution||Transfer Details for BUSN 4305|
|There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.|