What do managers need to understand in order to compete successfully in a global marketplace? The overall aim of this course is to understand how organizations can add value in a multicultural world, which continues to be marked by significant differences in national management styles. Several ways to understand different cultures will be introduced. Through texts and case studies, the impact of cultural differences on business situations will be assessed. The course will consider organizational behavior, business strategy, human resources management, business ethics, and communication issues, in the international environment.