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1Introduction and OverviewSet the baseline. What understanding of leaders and leadership has each of us already acquired? How does that reflect our global experiences?

Identify Teams

Introductory Presentation of each Team's Region: Geography, History, Regional Differences, Politics, Economic Issues

Brief Overview of the Theories and Themes in this Course
2Cultural StylesUniversalism vs. Particularism

Individualism vs. Collectivism

Neutral vs. Emotional

Achievement vs. Ascription

Cross-cultural Dialogue
3Social DimensionsAssertiveness

Gender Differentiation

Uncertainty Avoidance

Power Distance

Cross-cultural Dialogue
4Orientation to Time and SpaceFocus on Past, Present or Future: Short or Long-term Horizon

Monochronic or Polychronic Activities: Rigid or Fluid Schedules

Space: Public, Private or Mixed

Cross-cultural Dialogue
5Leadership EffectivenessLeadership Traits

Leadership Styles

Presentation of Student Papers

Critique of Course


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