115-0492/02 – International and Intercultural Management (MIM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. PhDr. Jiří Bláha, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. PhDr. Jiří Bláha, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation2019/2020
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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BLA18 prof. PhDr. Jiří Bláha, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1.To gain a broader and deeper information within the general management of the issue of managerial work in an international and multicultural environment. 2.To be able to compare, develop and apply the skills needed to successfully manage the process of management experienced cultural diversity. 3.To gain ability to analyze, interpret, characterize, and integrate the acquired knowledge in solving various model situations.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The aim of the subject is to improve their interpersonal skills students a deeper acquaintance with the processes, functions and procedures in the performance of managerial functions in a multicultural environment. International cooperation is at present the essence of economic but also social and cultural existence. The purpose of the course is therefore mastery approach to addressing managerial challenges in a multicultural environment in the form of the acquisition of intercultural competencies and skills of successful coping experienced cultural diversity.

Compulsory literature:

MEAD, Richard a Tim G. ANDREWS. International Management: Culture and Beyond. 4th Ed. Chichester: Wiley, 2009. ISBN 978-140-517399-5. CHHOKAR, Jagdeep S., Felix C. BRODBECK a Robert J. HOUSE. Culture and leadership, across the world: the GLOBE book of in-depth studies of 25 societies. Routledge, 2007. ISBN 0-8058-5997-7.

Recommended literature:

CHEBEŇ, Juraj et al. The perspectives of diversity management in Slovakia. Praha: Oeconomica, 2011. ISBN 978-80-245-1861-9. RAŠTICOVÁ, Martina et al. Diversity is Reality: Effective leadership of diverse teams in a global environment. Brno: CERM, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7204-775-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Expected to have basic knowledge of general management, trends in modern management, human resources management and fundamentals of managerial psychology. General awareness of current global political, social and socio-cultural situation.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The concept of managerial work in a multicultural environment. 2. Socio-psychological dimensions of managerial activities. 3. The issue of management in conditions of globalization, contemporary requirements for international organizations. 4. Managerial potential as a condition for managerial effectiveness 5. Managerial competence and interpersonal demands on managers 6. Change management in a multicultural environment 7. Definition of organizational effectiveness and its models 8. International human resource management, expatrianti 9. The importance and role of culture in management and the concept of multicultural management 10. Internationalization and globalization of organizations and multicultural engagement management 11. The concept of national culture and mentality, the elements of national culture 12. Significance of differences between national cultures for Managers 13. Models of national cultures and their use in managerial practice, national cultural differences, cultural dimension 14. The issue of dealing with cultural otherness and overcoming culture shock

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester, validity until: 2019/2020 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination 100 (100) 51 3
        Written test Written examination 100  51 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2018/2019 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T037) Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T037) Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T037) Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T037) Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T037) Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
Subject block without study plan - EKF - K - cs 2019/2020 Part-time Czech Optional EKF - Faculty of Economics stu. block

Assessment of instruction

2018/2019 Summer
2017/2018 Summer
2016/2017 Summer
2015/2016 Summer