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URN etd-0101119-163409
Author Hung-I Lin
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Department Global Human Resource Management English MBA Program
Year 2018
Semester 1
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language English
Title A Qualitative Study of Exploring Culture, Communication and Teamwork
Date of Defense 2019-01-29
Page Count 92
Keyword
  • culture
  • cross cultural communication
  • teamwork
  • teamwork performance
  • qualitative study
  • thematic analysis
  • Abstract This study explores the factor of how culture and communication affect teamwork by analysising through a practical based academic project. The participants involved in this particular project was multinational, randomly grouped and most importantly, work on a real life practical project for exisiting companies. The study applied the qualitative approach to explore from the participants’ perspectives. Data were collected from 11 participants of different nationality. Thematic analysis were applied to identify themes according to the research questions from the transcript data. Firstly, individual performance is related to teamwork even though some of the participants may not think this way. Second, muticultural teamworks are influenced by five essential factors: personality, communication, team’s working culture, leadership and cultural intelligence. Data interpretations as well as theoretical and practical implications are discussed.
    Advisory Committee
  • Linda Chen - chair
  • Muhammad Mazhar - co-chair
  • Ofelia Palermo - advisor
  • David C. McConville - advisor
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    Date of Submission 2019-02-01

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