Monday, October 15, 2018


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CHINA, Lessons at SMU, Shanghai Maritime University

      Poul Wathne

      External Professor at Shanghai Maritime University

The Western world's understanding of science theory and universities 'curriculum building mainly on European thinking has a consequence for Western students' ability to understand and analyze the world, both within and beyond Europe's borders. The international major cultural areas such as China, India, Africa and South America do not really belong in our theory of science, which may be the main reason for the Western World doing so poorly in Africa. 


  1. The old Africa and the new Africa after 2000, with many highly educated and many internationally educated youth.
  2. Cross-Culture Management, Multicultural Management

How to deal with people from different culture background. 

  1. Cooperation between China and Denmark in our different market systems. 

  1. Cooperation between China and Denmark about Culture theory. 

  1. Cooperation between China and Denmark about CSR

(Corporate Social Responsibility),

CSR activities include employee relations, customs relations, and environmental initiatives including energy-reduction 

  1. Cooperation between China and Denmark about LFA

(Logical framework Approach)

LFA is a method to systematically planning and monitoring projects used by large companies and organisations. 

  1. Cooperation between China and Denmark about Business Integrity

(The fight against corruption) 

  1. Cooperation between China and Denmark in different Education Systems.(Comparison of Danish education and training systems in emerging countries)  

  1. Cooperation between China and Denmark on THEORY – U

(Leading from the future) 

  1. Denmark as a multicultural society and what it means for workplaces organisations and content of our work. 

  1. Knowledge about Africa including History and Pictures from Tanzania. 

  1. SWOT – Analyse used in Projects.

(Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) 

  1. A theory about the Human Journey. The Migration Routers. 

  1. How to make a FINAL PROJECT in International Management.

(Due to globalization, more and more companies want to establish subsidiaries abroad.

Often the companies are focused on the BRICS countries and other emerging markets, not without reasons, since growth forecasts for these parts of the world exceed our part of the world) 

  1. International Organisations including the UN Organisations and Non-governmental Organisations. 

  1. What is the United States of America (USA)?

  2. What is the European Union (EU)?

  3. Typical Differences and Similarities.