“Business and Asia - CrashCourse by Researchers” is a 3-day course on the international markets in Asia. Comprehensive lecture series includes 3 lectures in 3 days and covers topics from Japanese management style and its transferability to European firms, paradox in cultural research and management of cross-cultural businesses. Lectures are directed to students and private sector representatives, who are interested in expanding their activities to Asian countries, taking over Asian work methods and cooperating with Asian companies.
Lectures and discussions are facilitated by Tony Fang (PhD, Stockholm Business School), Kaoru Natsuda (PhD, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University) and Urmas Varblane (PhD, University of Tartu)
- March 4th, 11.00-12.00 Kaoru Natsuda “Transfer of Japanese style management to the Czech Republic: the case of japanese manufacturing firm”. Delta Centre, Narva 18 - 1005
- March 5th, 12.00-13.00 Tony Fang “Culture as “Ocean”: Embracing Paradox and Change in Cultural Research”. Delta Centre, Narva 18 - 1017
- March 6th, 13.15-16.30 Tony Fang “Managing Cross-Cultural businesses: Strategy, Negotiation and Communication”. Delta Centre, Narva 18 - 2035
It is possible to visit only chosen lectures, but for gaining a thorough overview, interested participants are welcomed to take part in all the lectures.
Series is organized by University of Tartu Asia Centre with close cooperation with University of Tartu School of Economics and Business Administration as well as the Delta Centre.