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Current as of September 12th 2015

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October 1st, 2015 - Conference day 1
08:30 - 09:15 Registration
Room TC.102
09:15 - 10:30 Opening Session & Keynotes
Keynotes: G�nther Stahl (WU Wien, Austria) & Steven E. Wallis (Capella University, US)
10:30-11:00 Coffee & CEMS Poster Presentation
Room TC.1.02 TC3.03 TC.3.06 TC.3.07
Chair Barbara Covarrubias Venegas Sabine Aydt Chiara Cannavale Slawek Magla
11:00-11:30 36 Cultural Differences in Business Student’s Self Image and the Possible Effects on Intercultural Education 14   51 Strategic clarity-Organisational coherence and trajectory in a multinational company across two continents and four market segments 28 An analysis on intercultural competence: Turkiye scholarship students
  AP Brueck, Frank & Braunhofer, Eva   CEMS Hartinger, Andreas
Discussant: Cannavale, Chiara
CEMS Kahraman Adıyaman, Hatice
Discussant: Bell, Roger
11:30-12:00 69 Knowledge Exchange Processes in Multicultural Teams: Linking Organizational Diversity Climates to Teams’ Effectiveness Diversity in the Workplace 23 Power and Power Relations in the Multinational Company: An ethnographic case study of a British subsidiary of a Korean MNC 49 Intercultural perspective on persuasive communication in an organisational contexts.
  AP Hajro, Aida; Cristina Gibson, Markus Pudelko     CEMS Kyoungmi, Kim
Discussant: Cannavale, Chiara
CEMS Pruvli, Elena
Discussant: Bell, Roger
12:00-12:30 7 Bicultural individuals – Cultural allrounders or raw diamonds in need of polishing? Discussing methods that develop cultural intelligence in bicultural individuals. 
62 Cultural engagement in the volunteer program of the University of C�diz: the influence of social networks 68 Behavioral patterns in companies with multiple organizational cultures

  AP Šehić, Alma PWS Claes, Marie-Therese  CEMS Galiano Coronil, Araceli & Ravina Ripoll, Rafael, Discussant: Fink, Gerhard CEMS Schroll, Iris 
Discussant: Magala, Slawek
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Chair Šehić, Alma Saskia Lackner Steven Wallis Marie-Th�se Claes
13:30-14:00 29 Decision Making in Intercultural Group Work 40 Falling through Intercultural Education? Mastering the Challenges of Intercultural Education in 3rd Spaces 56 Intrapersonal Cross-Cultural Competence. Simultaneous use of culture specific knowledge in different contexts. 48 Value orientations and contrasting emphasis on processes in German speaking regions
  AP Greenaway, Thomas   CEMS Weingart, Erna
Discussant: Gerhard Fink
CEMS Pundy, Barbara
Discussant: M�ller-Camen, Michael
14:00-14:30 15 Entrepreneurs’ value judgement system and personality profile 39 Promoting and assessing undergraduate students’ intercultural competence development – Exploring the benefits and challenges of peer-training 66 A Study of Cross-Cultural Communication in the Thai EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Classroom: A Case Study at a University in Thailand
AP Garai, Anna & N�dai, Julianna PWS Andric, Isabella CEMS Binder, Nadine
Discussant: Wallis, Steven
CEMS Kuesoongnern, Satip
Discussant: Claes, Marie-Th�rese
14:30-15:00     42 How to turn the iceberg upside down. Towards a relational approach to intercultural learning 31 Masters students’ mixed-culture groupwork: what could be improved for better developing students’ intercultural competence    
    PP Aydt, Sabine CEMS Cai, Xiaozhe
Discussant: Wallis, Steven
15:00-15:30 Coffee & CEMS Poster Presentation
Chair Frank Br�ck Thomas Greenaway Bettina Grassl Isabella Andric
15:30-16:00 70 The impact of national culture on the innovative strength of nations 13 Towards a theory of immanent cultural change in organizations 3 Intercultural DISC – The missing link from knowing to using 9 Using storytelling techniques from narrative medicine to develop cross-cultural competence curriculum
AP Moonen, Peter J.J. AP Fink, Gerhard & Yolles, Maurice PP Toth, Csaba  
16:00-16:30 53 An international comparison of HRM in multinationals. Do they really shape the HR field in a country? 34 Developing Cross-Cultural Competence of Expatriate Managers for Emerging Market Economies: Some key Issues 58 Understanding Values:  A LEGO� SERIOUS PLAY� workshop for diverse teams.
  AP  Thill, Katharina, Domnanovich, Julia & Covarrubias Venegas, Barbara AP Singh, Ganesh   PWS Baertlein, Elizabeth
16:30-17:00 27 The HR-Staff Ratio – How to Calculate Easily? A Theoretical Model und Practical Application Compared Interculturally 65 Diversity and discrimination in labour recruitment practices in Austria    
AP Strunk, Guido &
Erten-Buch, Christiane
AP Pfeffer, Thomas PWS Gavrilova, Tatiana    
17:00-17:15   Short Break
Room TC.102
17:15-18:00 Closing Session & Keynote
Keynote: Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger (Forthcoming Rector WU Wien, Austria)
18:00-18:30   Welcome Drink
18:30-19:00 IACCM Council / General Assembly

October 2nd, 2015 - Conference day 2
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
Room TC.1.02. TC.3.06. TC.3.07.
Chair Christiane Erten Doris Hartl  
09:00-09:30 50 Organisational, political and social meanings of competing cultural typologies

Yochanan Altmann
Maurice Yolles
Gerhard Fink
22 Starting Cross-cultural Competence with Identity Awareness    
PP McKimm-Vorderwinkler, Judith
09:30-10:00   17 Skills for the global world – inquiring into the evolution and development of intercultural competencies    
SYMP Fink, Gerhard & Erten-Buch, Christiane PWS Steixner, Margret
10:30-11:00 Coffee & CEMS Poster Presentation
Chair Marie Therese Claes Margret Steixner  
11:00-11:30 55 Configuration Model of Organizational Culture in the Context of a German Higher Education Institution 16 Diversophy Austria: An interactive training tool on Austrian culture     
  AP Yazici, Senem    
11:30-12:00 60 Developing a Robust Theory for Knowledge Management: A Configuration Model of Organizational Culture in Knowledge Management Context    
AP Karabag, Atila PWS Berecki-Pernkopf, Magdalena & Lackner, Saskia    
12:00-12:30 57 Organizational Culture and Change Diagnosis in a NGO 21 Mindfulness in Cross-Cultural Trainings: an interdisciplinary approach for contemporary needs    
  AP Bell, Roger PP Hartl, Doris    
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Room TC.3.03. TC.3.06. TC.3.07.
Chair Katharina Thill Julia Domnanovich Saskia Lackner
13:30-14:00 5 Measuring intercultural competencies: Development of a German Short-Scale  41 Lingua-cultural Affordances for Intercultural Learning. A cross-cultural lens on Austria and Brazil 25 Generation Y: Intercultural Training Design for Internationally Experienced Young Professionals
  AP Engel, Anna Maria & Kempen, Regina PP Weingraber-Pircher, Elisabeth & Gaisch, Martina PP Schreiner, Karin
14:00-14:30 26 The power of emotions in intercultural encounters 38 What Executives Need to Know When They Deal With Diversity  45 Why going abroad is not enough to secure intercultural learning
  AP Schnitzer-Skj�nsberg, Astrid PP G�nay, Oya  
14:30-15:00 12 Contextualising approaches to cross-cultural competence education: a case study from Japan  
  AP Breaden, Jeremy      PWS Abermann, Gabriele
15:00-15:30 Coffee
Chair Gabriele Abermann Karin Schreiner  
15:30-16:00 37 Putting into practice of non-essentialist model of culture: Understanding corporate culture and fostering ‘employeeship’
11 Applying Situation Leadership to Multi-Cultural Environments – Case Study – Shenzhen China 4 Bridging Cultural Diversity for Competitive Advantage - The Canadian Experience
  PP Millner, Neil  
16:00-16:30 59 Open Doors: Management Training in a Georgian Subsidiary of a Multi-National Company
PP Gavrilova, Tatiana
PWS Nathan, Ganesh PC Yang, Caroline & Laroche, Lionel
17:00-17:15 Short Break
Room TC.1.02.
17:15-18:00 Practitioner Keynotes
Piotr Pluta (Human Factors) & Marcus Boskamp Alexandre (SIEMENS)
19:30 Conference Dinner*
* participants who only paid the reduced fee of € 110,-- have to contribute an additional fee of € 45,-- if they want to join the conference dinner

October 3rd, 2015 - Conference day 3 

09:00 - 09:30 Registration
Room TC.1.02. TC.3.06. TC.3.07.
Chair Aida Hajro Elisabeth Weingraber-Pircher Cynthia Tilden-Machleidt
09:30-10:00 32 Diversity Management and Highly Qualified Immigrants and Inpatriates 18 The Use of Sacred Texts in Understanding Selected Cultural Aspects of the Egyptian and British Cultures - a pilot study 43 Cross-Cultural Differences and Corruption Level in CEECs
    AP Zakher, Maged &  Žegarac, Vladimir &  Ivanova, Milka AP Brancu, Laura & Golet, Ionut &
Bibu, Nicolae 
10:00-10:30   20 More than oil and ğihād:  the emergence of an Islamic discourse and communication pattern. The case of Islamic Finance 52 Viewing the Power of Corruption through a Cultural Lens
  SYMP Stahl, G�nter & Hajro, Aida PWS Mader, Hildegard PWS Blakeney, Hollie
11:00-11:30 Coffee
Chair Roger Bell Hildegard Mader Tatiana Gavrilova
11:30-12:00 47 The entrepreneurial cultural approach: does culture impact on researchers’ perspective and on entrepreneurial success at a country level 24 International Classroom Development: Implementation of an Integral Programme in Maastricht’s School of Business and Economics 63 First Encounters, moving on Cross-Cultural Contacts (CCC). A Blended-Learning Project for Intercultural Skills Development and English Language Acquisition
  AP Cannavale, Chiara & Wallis, Steve    
12:00-12:30 8 Media diversity representation – intercultural strategy approach. Ethical reading of EU motto - United in Diversity
  AP Simic, Ljiljana PC Swaan, Wim PWS Tilden-Machleidt, Cynthia
12:30-12:45 Short Break
Room TC.1.02.
12:45-13:15 Closing Session & Awards
14:00-17:00 Vienna Walking City Tour TC.3.06.
67 Post-Conference: Diversitiy Icebreaker Workshop
PWS     Pluta, Piotr

Please sign up separately for the Vienna Walking City Tour and the Post-Conference Workshop as there is only a limited number of places: