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Managing Diversity in Multinational Organization: Swedish and Thai culture
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Business, Economics and Design, Linnaeus School of Business and Economics.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Business, Economics and Design, Linnaeus School of Business and Economics.
2010 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 15 credits / 22,5 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This project proposes is focus on having diversity in workforces of different cultures within theglobalized world that we live in. It is not enough to be perceived as effective in a singleorganization or by one nation. Leaders must look to understand how this can create acompetitive advantage and really should have skills that are perceived as effective by manydifferent people, despite cultural differences.The aim of this research is to have a better knowledge of how a leader can be perceived aseffective in a diverse workforce in Swedish and Thai context. And we also would like to knowthe employees’ expectation toward their future manager.To figure out the employees’ expectation, we conduct a questionnaire which was send to ourrespondents in both Thailand and Sweden. We are choosing currently workforce and futureworkforce of both countries to be our respondents. We also interview manager who have beenworked in multinational company about their experience of working in internationalenvironment.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Skolmästarkonst i ett nytt århundrade / Högskolan i Kalmar, ISSN 1653-0152
Keyword [en]
Diversity, managing diversity, globalization, leadership, cross culture management
National Category
Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-12520OAI: diva2:423082
Subject / course
Business Administration - Organization Leadership
Educational program
Leadership and Management in International Context, Master Programme, 60 credits
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-08-31 Created: 2011-06-14 Last updated: 2011-08-31Bibliographically approved

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