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Contemporary Management Issues

Business Management
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

The aim of this course is to discuss several contemporary topics in the field of management and to address their impact in organizationations. The course starts with an introduction to the globalization impact on business management and then presents such contemporary issues. These relate to the development of technology, meaning of work, telework, management across cultures and the digital revolution.

Course Content

1. The globalization impact on business management

  a) Creating the global organization

  b) Creating value in a global context

2. Business ethics and responsibilities

3. Meaningful work in organizations

4. Telework and telecommuting

5. Cross-cultural business management

6. Digital marketing and strategy

7. Smart technology

8. The value of data


Charlene Solomon, Michael S. Schell - Managing Across Cultures: The Seven Keys to Doing Business with a Global Mindset (2009, McGraw-Hill))

Mike Millmore - Strategic human resource management: Contemporary issues - Financial Times Prentice Hall (2007)

Moutinho, Luiz - Contemporary issues in strategic management - Routledge (2017)

Richard R. Gesteland - Cross-Cultural Business Behavior: Negotiating, Selling, Sourcing and Managing Across Cultures (2005, Copenhagen Business School Press)