Active Course Participation (15%)
The course focuses on the development of socio-cultural sensitivity to management. In order to pursue this goal all topics will be first introduced with relevant state-of-the-art concepts and, afterwards, by applying such thinking to case studies and examples based on field research in both emerging and advanced markets.
Criteria for assessing course participation
1) During the course only one absence per student is allowed provided that certification or adequate explanation is given with 24 hours’ notice to the instructor. Two absences will lead to Academic Failure (AF).
2) Students’ participation will be evaluated on the basis of their active involvement in class discussion, communication strength, ability to engage with, summarize and analyze the topics being discussed.
Simulation Game (35%)
Student will be divided in groups and will participate in the development of a simulation game for the management of integrity in emerging markets. Further details will be provided during the class.
Grading criteria for simulation game are:
1) True understanding of the issues
2) Clarity and persuasiveness of analysis
3) Originality of game
4) Good handling of questions and critiques
5) Relevance of arguments for a comparative discussion of integrity in management
Individual writing assignment (50%)
Each student will, at the end of the course, develop a short case study (length: about 6 pages, figures and tabs excluded) in which he/she will indicate one issue, encountered in the course of his executive tasks, that is directly related to integrity and leadership. The theme of the assignment needs to be discussed in advance with the instructor.
Students are required to discuss the selected topic with the teacher before the submission deadline. The final deadline for the submission is the day of the last session of the course.
Grading criteria for individual assignment are presentation groups are:
1) Relevance of content
2) Originality of content
3) Clarity of exposition and analysis
4) Ability to produce a lesson for real-life cases