A collaborative teamwork experience between industrial engineering students of the Middle East Technical University and the Business Administration students of the Pennsylvania State University

Sadan Kulturel-Konak, Erol Sayin, Nurcan Alpay

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Abstract

This paper is about a collaborative teamwork, aiming to produce joint projects between 4th year Industrial Engineering students from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey and 2nd year Business Administration students from the Pennsylvania State University, the U.S.A. Considering the increasing importance of international and intercultural teams in today's business organizations, it is aimed that both American and Turkish students will experience cultural differences which will prepare them for understanding and accepting intercultural team members in their future careers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSEFI 2005 Annual Conference
Subtitle of host publicationEngineering Education at the Cross-Roads of Civilizations
PublisherMiddle East Technical University, Faculty of Engineering
Pages372-379
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9789754292367
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
EventSEFI 2005 Annual Conference: Engineering Education at the Cross-Roads of Civilizations - Ankara, Turkey
Duration: Sep 7 2005Sep 10 2005

Publication series

NameSEFI 2005 Annual Conference: Engineering Education at the Cross-Roads of Civilizations

Other

OtherSEFI 2005 Annual Conference: Engineering Education at the Cross-Roads of Civilizations
CountryTurkey
CityAnkara
Period9/7/059/10/05

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Engineering(all)

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