Global Management & Culture

1. Is it
possible to understand and discuss organization culture without understanding
the national culture in which the organization operates? Why or why not?

2. What are
some of the key challenges involved in creating cooperation within the
organizations? How are these challenges affected by differences in national

3. What key
skills do managers in international organizations need in order to lead their
organizations successfully? Why?

4. What are
a few well-known overseas projects, mergers, or acquisitions that flopped due
to cultural differences? What were several cultural issues that created
problems? What could the parties involved have done to overcome the cultural
challenges that arose?