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ADGR 7706 Communication In A Global Work Environment (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

Successful organizational leaders recognize the enormous potential of globalization, and the absolute need to interact competently with complex multicultural work environments. Students learn to better understand the subtle cultural dynamics and nuances that build and maintain relationships at work and at home as well as in corporate negotiation. Topics include addressing the tension between “culture” as something fixed, and the push for change, the dynamics of men and women working in partnership, leaders as influencers of a collaborative culture. Media influences, nonverbal cues, and the formation of worldviews are examined. Explores values, stereotyping and cultural biases through readings, presentations and films.


Prerequisites: None

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Comments: A hybrid course combining required classroom attendance on certain weeks, and virtual attendance on other weeks; those other weeks will require monitoring and posting to the virtual classroom on Canvas 2-3 days each of those on-line weeks to submit work and engage in on-line discussion.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17