Notice of Lecture
We’re pleased to announce that Ms. Andrea Baker, Management Officer of the U.S.Consulate General in Shanghai and the first speaker for the Consulate Speaker program, will visit Tongji and give a lecture on cross-cultural management on Firday pm 1:30?3:00, 31, March, 2006, in Room 518, Huiwen Building at Tongji.
Ms. Andrea Baker will make a presentation on culture in the workplace, with a focus on cross-cultural communication with American colleagurs and managers. We believe it would be beneficial to students who have the chance or hope to work with
The goals of the presentation would be:
1. To identify the role of culture in the workplace and examine how culture affects workplace expectations. Describe the various dimensions of cultural workplace differences.
2. To identify common elements of American management style and workplace environment. Identify stereotypes of Americans and the problems of having a stereotype when working with Americans.
3. To provide tips on working in an American management situation relative to the dimensions of cultural workplace differences.
4. To provide a chance for Q & A on American workplace culture and management.
We’re looking forward to YOUR PARTICIPATION!
27, March, 2006