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Hierarchy and Relations in Multicultural Organisations

Leadership and Hierarchy

This unit explains relations between people in the multicultural organisation and also introduces the topic of managing a multicultural team. At the end of the module, a short quiz will challenge your knowledge and application of the unit content.

Relations Between People in the Multicultural Organisation

Reading Materials

The Importance of Human Relations in the Workplace

Author: Matt Petryni (

Managing the Multicultural Team

Reading Materials

Globalization and Multicultural Management

Author: Susan Vonsild (Interlink)

10 Types Of Management Styles For Effective Leadership

Author: Sling

How to Manage a Multicultural Workplace

Author: Mélanie Rostagnat (



Think about the relationships among employees in your organisation. Do you show emotions? Is expressing emotions well seen in your organisation? Have you witnessed exclusion of a culturally different member of your organisation? What steps could be taken to help integrate an excluded employee?


Consider how your organisation is managed. Are cultural differences of employees considered in the management style? What do you think could be done to improve it?


Each organisation has its own management style. Have you encountered any management style that you think is better and could be implemented in your organisation? Or with a management style that would worsen relations in your organisation?

Unit 2: Diversity of Cultures in Multicultural Organisations

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Unit 4: Introduction of Changes in Multicultural Organisations

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