This Case is aboutÂ CROSS-CULTURAL MANAGEMENT
PUBLICATION DATE: July 15, 2011 PRODUCT #: BH437-HCB-ENG
Supervisors require a concrete group of intercultural management aptitude to operate efficiently in the global business world. Although normally accepted as a precious advantage for doing business, crosscultural competence defies simple definition. This study tries to conceptualize the complicated term from the professional’s outlook. What does crosscultural proficiency mean to international supervisors? From their viewpoint, which facet of culture do business folks comprehend? This study inquire Mexican supervisors what they needed to realize about culture to work with the U.S. In the method, they identified precise fundamental components of cultural competence. Reactions were surprisingly similar among the supervisors, signifying they had a clear illustration of which ethnic essentials were significant for international executives to be taught. This research also provide business teachers and trainers a content framework for a short term training program, predicated on the international supervisors’ awareness of cross cultural competence.