Sub-theme 40: Leveraging cultural dynamics: The roles of international assignments and intercultural competence

Yih-Teen Lee, IESE Business School, Spain
B. Sebastian Reiche, IESE Business School, Spain
Michael Morley, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, Ireland
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 09:00 to 10:30, E3-1-1017
- Round Table -
Chair: Michael Morley, B. Sebastian Reiche, Yih-teen Lee
Setting the Stage for the Sub-theme of Leveraging Cultural Dynamics:
Keynote speakers:
o Wolfgang Mayrhofer
o Susan Schneider
o Günter K. Stahl
o David C. Thomas
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, E3-1-1017
- Parallel Stream -
Chair: B. Sebastian Reiche
Going international, getting competent
Pawan Budhwar
Intelligences and expatriation
An Interdisciplinary Review of Cultural Encounters
Demystifying the relationship between intercultural adjustment and effectiveness in international assignments: Reflections on Japanese expatriate managers
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, E3-1-1017
- Parallel Stream -
Chair: Michael Morley
International short-term assignments among corporate staff employees
Angelika Schmidt and Barbara Müller-Christensen
Working in polycontextual environments: an empirical analysis of flexpatriates' lifestyle and consequences arising for HRM
Michael Harvey, B. Sebastian Reiche and Miriam Moeller
Developing Effective Global Relationships through Staffing with Inpatriate Managers: The Role of Interpersonal Trust
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30, E3-1-1017
- Parallel Stream -
Chair: Yih-teen Lee
Mark Mortensen
Why Do Firsthand Experience and International Assignments Matter in Global Collaboration?
"Organizational learning through the intercultural experiences/competencies of repatriates? The process of intercultural knowledge transfer in a German multinational”
Heike Fischer and Maximiliane Wilkesmann
Cultural characteristics of knowledge transfer and cultural competences that international assignees require in Hong Kong and Germany
communicating across cultures: the interaction of cultural and language proficiency
Session V: Friday, July 03, 11:00 to 12:30, E3-1-1017
- Parallel Stream -
Chair: B. Sebastian Reiche
Maddy Janssens
From globalization to the global manager. What does global actually mean?
Approaches to Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Organizations and Their Implications for International Assignees: Towards a Model of Transnational Responsible Leadership
Sea turtles? Returning Chinese expatriate managers and the lure of home.
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, E3-1-1017
- Parallel Stream -
Chair: Yih-teen Lee
Identity Dynamics in International Collaborations
Jill Kleinberg
An Ethnographic Perspective on Boundary Spanning in a Binational Organization
Miguel Pina e Cunha
Defining the boundaries of expatriates' ethical behaviour: the most relevant community
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, E3-1-1017
- Parallel Stream -
Chair: Michael Morley
A Map of Multicultural Identity Patterns
Bicultural Competence and Its Impact on Multicultural Team Effectiveness
Patricia Wolf
Intercultural Conflict: Conflict Management Styles and Communication Success in a Russian-Western European Project