ISCTE Business School - University Institute of Lisbon
INTERCULTURAL MANAGEMENT / Comparative International Management
NEW - "Secret" Assignment - Assign S
Things I do not like in my country/ my culture....
Deadline 26th Feb
ASSIGNMENTS AND DEADLINES
i) description of the main characteristics of your culture/country and what differentiates it from other cultures and countries;
ii) advices you would give to a foreign friend about to visit your country and work there.
Due 11-02-2014 Length: up to 1000 words
“Critical incidents” and situations of cultural shock may arise when a person is confronted with a different culture/country or with persons from another culture with different values and behaviour.
Could you specifically describe an example of such a situation/incident/story in which you were involved or of which you have learned and explain the reasons for the differences/difficulties?
Due 18-02-2014 Length: up to 1000 words
Report on your first impressions of Portugal/Lisbon. Please send up to 2 photos (separate files) you deem interesting.
Due from 27 to 31 - 03-2014 Length: up to 1000 words
Choose one from:
For the country profile you should give some information about the country (short overview about history, political system, geography, economy), about the culture (using the cultural dimensions you have studied) and give advice on how best to negotiate in that country.
You can define yourselves as consultants to a company that is considering a direct investment in the country.
Plan to take about 20 to 30 minutes for the presentation and 15 minutes for discussion.
PP files with slides for presentation are due:
D1 and D2: April, 3
D3 to D10: April, 24
Either you write comments about each slide in the PP file or you send them in a Word file.
Each member of the group should send a message reporting about the groupwork and the evaluation of all team members.
If you wish, you may send a file with the final report, incorporating corrections and improvements from the discussion in class, until one week after your oral presentation.
You should document all the sources used in your work. Plagiarism is a serious offense.
One-nationality teams are not accepted
All reports are to be sent by e-mail to Antonio.email@example.com
Last updated: 02-Jan-2012.