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Event: Cross-Cultural Frameworks for Managing Irish-Russian Business

April 15, 2010

Breakfast Briefing Event

Cross-Cultural Management: Frameworks for Understanding and Successfully Managing Irish-Russian Business

Date: 29th April 2010, Thursday, 7.30 – 9.30am

Venue: Byrne Wallace (formerly BCM Hanby Wallace), 88 Harcourt St, Dublin 2.

Speaker: Dr. Jacob Eisenberg, UCD Smurfit Graduate School of Business.

This is a unique opportunity to learn about work-related dimensions of cultures, how to approach the Irish-Russian cultural differences and to make your management in this context more successful. The talk will cover wide range of management activities from communication and day-to-day staff management to negotiations with Russian partners.

Our guest speaker, Dr. Jacob Eisenberg, an expert in Cross-Cultural Management and a Senior Lecturer at the UCD Smurfit b-school, will introduce the cultural management frameworks, talk about cultural values and differences explaining how managers and executives could make inter-cultural encounters more effective and successful.

Kindly Sponsored by  Byrne Wallace Banner

RSVP: Early Booking is essential. Please reserve your place no later than Monday April 26th by email: siobhanmckenna@irishexporters.org or phone: 01 6612182 (ext 3).

About Jacob Eisenberg

Jacob Eisenberg is a Senior Lecturer at the UCD Smurfit Graduate School of Business in Dublin, Ireland. Jacob earned his PhD in Social/Organizational Psychology at Colorado State University in 2001. His research and teaching interests are primarily in areas related to Organisational Behaviour and Cross Cultural Management.

Jacob presented in many international conferences, including the Annual Academy of Management meetings, and his research appeared in several journals including Creativity Research Journal, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology and Human Performance. Jacob has worked on training and consulting projects with both public and private organisations, including IBM, the UN and NAGPS.

Jacob is also an enthusiastic teacher and has lectured in several countries, including Israel, Canada, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore and Cyprus. Jacob’s achievements as a lecturer were recognised when he received in 2007 the Annual School of Business Best Graduate Teaching Award.

An active member of the Academy of Management, Jacob has served for three years as chair of the Dexter Best International Paper Award Committee and in 2007, the President of the Academy appointed him as the Chair of the All-Academy International Theme Committee (ITC). Jacob recently served as the Academic Director of the prestigious CEMS Masters in International Management program at UCD and is currently the Chair of the Cross-Cultural Management Faculty Group at the CEMS Global Alliance (ranked 1st in the recent Financial Times survey of Masters programs).

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