MPH_AIMA International Management

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2016
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Bc. Sylva Žáková Talpová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Ondřej Částek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Ondřej Částek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Bc. Sylva Žáková Talpová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Bc. Sylva Žáková Talpová, Ph.D.
Department of Corporate Economy - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Jana Nesvadbová
Supplier department: Department of Corporate Economy - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Mon 29. 2. 16:20–17:55 P403, Mon 14. 3. 16:20–17:55 P403, Mon 28. 3. 16:20–17:55 P403, Mon 18. 4. 16:20–17:55 P403, Mon 2. 5. 16:20–17:55 P403, Mon 16. 5. 16:20–17:55 P403
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
MPH_AIMA/01: Mon 22. 2. 16:20–17:55 P403, Mon 7. 3. 16:20–17:55 P403, Mon 21. 3. 16:20–17:55 P403, Mon 11. 4. 16:20–17:55 P403, Mon 25. 4. 16:20–17:55 P403, Mon 9. 5. 16:20–17:55 P403, S. Žáková Talpová
MPH_AIMA/02: Mon 22. 2. 14:35–16:15 S315, Mon 7. 3. 14:35–16:15 S315, Mon 21. 3. 14:35–16:15 S315, Mon 11. 4. 14:35–16:15 S315, Mon 25. 4. 14:35–16:15 S315, Mon 9. 5. 14:35–16:15 S315, S. Žáková Talpová
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! BPH_MANE Management in English
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 50 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/50, only registered: 0/50
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main objective of the course is to understand the interaction of transnational corporations in the international environment. At the end of the course, students should be able to: - understand the international environment in which multinational organizations operate - understand the forces that drive global and European business - gather the necessary information on factors affecting the behaviour of multinational companies operating in a specific region - explain impacts of operations of multinational organizations, their local/global influence; - assess factors involved in the management of multinational organizations; - assess the function of business processes in international management and to draw up arguments to use - understand and apply the concepts developed in the literature
  • 1. Introduction – course outline, background information, global integration 2. Internationalization 3. Collective forms of business, cooperation, joint venture, acquisitions 4. Multinational Businesses and their Strategies 5. Managing Multinational Business Operations (organizing strategy) 6. Managing Multinational Business Operations (HR management)
    required literature
  • GOODERHAM, Paul N. and Odd NORDHAUG. International management : cross-boundary challenges. 1st ed. Malden: Blackwell, 2003. xiii, 473. ISBN 0631233423. info
    recommended literature
  • RODRIGUES, Carl. International management : a cultural approach. 3rd ed. Los Angeles: SAGE, 2009. xxii, 532. ISBN 9781412951418. info
  • HODGETTS, Richard M., Fred LUTHANS and Jonathan P. DOH. International management : culture, strategy, and behavior. 6th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2006. xxviii, 60. ISBN 0072961082. info
  • MEAD, Richard. International management : cross-cultural dimensions. 1st ed. Cambridge: Blackwell, 1994. xvii, 525. ISBN 0-631-18368-X. info
Teaching methods
The class sessions consist of interactive lectures and presentations. Out of class workload consists of preparing a case studies presentations (handed in through IS), which are then presented in seminars.
Assessment methods
Seminar work: Students choose and present case studies referring to the topics that has been dealt with at the lectures. Active participation in seminars is compulsory. Written examination.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Inovace studia ekonomických disciplín v souladu s požadavky znalostní ekonomiky (CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0227)" which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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