CROSS-CULTURAL & ETHICAL LEADERSHIP

The seminar Crosscultural Leadership develops the required frameworks, tools, methods and skills for crosscultural leadership in a global environment.

The seminar Ethical Leadership and Business Ethics deals with ethical frameworks, social responsibility , morality, conformity & obedience, and intercultural differences in business ethics.

Legal English Training discusses different semantic, syntactic and pragmatic phrases and expressions in legal English texts and presents useful tips for drafting legal texts in English.

Biography Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani

Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani is the founder and owner of M. Khorasani Consulting (MMK) specializing in executive coaching, leadership, public speaking and intercultural training. Dr. Khorasani has conducted seminars in executive coaching, leadership, and intercultural training in the banking, insurance and law firm and real estate industries with more than 20 years of professional experience. He has taught across Europe in English, German, and Spanish in Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain, Switzerland and UK. He also taught in different events in the USA, Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, the UK, Italy, Iran, Mongolia and Malta.

He is also a lecturer at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and ISM (International School of Management) and teaches cross-cultural and ethical leadership for MBA (fulltime and parttime) and BBA classes.  He has supervized many Master theses of students in the areas of ethical leadership and CSR and cross-cultural leadership.

Dr. Khorasani is specialized in teaching and transferring intercultural skills.  As a trained English and Spanish linguist and teacher, he is fluent in both languages.  He has been teaching leadership, Presentation Skills, financial and business English and Spanish to a number of banks (such as Commerzbank), insurance companies and asset management groups (such as Allianz Global Investors), chemical, pharmaceutical and medical industries (German Cancer Research Center, DKFZ), and production companies (Egger Holzwerkstoffe Brilon).  He also teaches Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Coaching and Legal English to a number of leading law firms (such as Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling).  His areas of interest and research are the culture of following cultures: USA, UK, Spain, Mexico and other Middle and South American countries, Germany, France and Iran.  He teaches intercultural competence for the above-mentioned cultures.  Dr. Khorasani is also fluent in German, French and Persian.

Dr. Khorasani has also been teaching leadership skills to a number of companies.  He not only concentrates on classical leadership tools (goal setting and formulation, interim performance audit, performance appraisal, motivation, team development), but is specialized in Business Ethics and Practical Ethics.  He teaches Business Ethics to Master of Science Students in business administration at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

Dr. Khorasani has published seven books and is the award-winning author who won three major book Prizes:

  1. Gloria Musealis 2018 for his book "Heirloom of Steel: The Collection of Oriental and Asian Arms and Armor in Znojmo Museum (The Czech Republic)", which is a major Czech Museum Prize,
  2. The Book Prize of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2012 for his book Lexicon of Arms and Armor from Iran: A Study of Symbols and Terminology, and
  3. The Book Prize of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2009 for his book Arms and Armor from Iran: The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Period.

He has also written 183 print articles (more than 130 in peer review journals worldwide).

Manouchehr Moshtag Khorasani Portrait

Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Korasani's Awards

February 2009

Book prize 2009

World prize for the book of the year of the islamic republic of Iran for "Arms and Armor from Iran: The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Period" by Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani
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February 2012

Book prize 2012

World prize for the book of the year of the islamic republic of Iran for "Lexicon of Arms and Armor from Iran: A Study of Symbols and Terminology" by Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani
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May 2019

Gloria Musaealis 2018

"Heirloom of Steel: The Collection of Oriental and Asian Arms and Armor in Znojmo Museum (The Czech Republic)" won the Gloria Musealis price of 2019 in Prague
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Books written by Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani

Printed in December 2018

Heirloom of Steel: The Collection of Oriental and Asian Arms and Armor in Znojmo Museum (The Czech Republic)

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Printed in November 2018

Persian Fire and Steel: Historical Firearms of Iran

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Printed in 2013

Persian Archery and Swordsmanship: Historical Martial Arts of Iran

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Printed in 2010

Lexicon of Arms and Armor from Iran: A Study of Symbols and Terminology

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Printed in 2010

Oriental and Arab Antique Weapons and Armour: The Streshinskiy Collection

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Printed in 2009

The Development of Controversies: From the Early Modern Period to Online Discussion Forums

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Printed in 2006

Arms and Armor from Iran: The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Period

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Latest Articles by Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani

2021 - USA

Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2021).

Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2021). What is Corporate Social responsibility (CSR)?, Redux Extra, Washington DC, VA/MD/DC, Spring 2021, pp. 18-19.
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2020 - France and Iran

Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2020).

Le symbole de soleil, du lion et du taureau sur les armes et armures iraniennes. Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2020). Le symbole de soleil, du lion et du taureau sur les armes et armures iraniennes. La Revue de Téhéran Mensuel Culturel Iranien en Langue Française, N. 173, Automne 2020, 15e Annee, pp. 18-31.
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2020 - Turkey

Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr and Nima Arjmandi (2020).

Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr and Nima Arjmandi (2020). Structural Analysis of Handles of Highly Curved Iranian Swords, KAÜSBED (Kafkas Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi: Kafkas University Journal of the Institute of Social Sciences), Sonbahar Autumn 2020, Sayı Number 26, pp. 725-745.
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2020 - Egypt

Dwyer, Bede, Kaveh Farrokh, and Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani (2020)

Dwyer, Bede, Kaveh Farrokh, and Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani (2020), SHEDET. Fayoum University, Faculty of Archaeology, Issue No 7, pp. 145-183.
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2020 - USA

Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2020).

Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2020). Intercultural Differences: Our Biases, Challenges and Opportunities, Redux Extra, Washington DC, VA/MD/DC, Winter 2020, pp. 34-36.
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2020 - Ukraine

Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2020).

Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2020). Goharnāmeh [Book of Jewels] by Mohammad ben Mansur and its relevance for the study of crucible steel. ІV International Research Conference on the History of Arms and Armor, Institute of History of Ukraine NASU, November 3-4, 2020, Ukraine, Kiev, pp. 32-34.
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Museums and private Collections

Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani has done the following artifact anlayses and museum works:

Iranian Museums: Analysis, measurement and classification of the inventories of historical Persian/Iranian arms and armor of eleven Iranian museums from ancient Iran up to the end of the Qajar period.

1) National Museum of Iran (Tehran, Ancient Iran; Islamic Era Iran);

2) Cultual Institute of Bonyad (Tehran, Ancient Iran, Islamic Era)

3) Reza Abbasi Museum (Tehran, Ancient Iran, Islamic Era)

4) Sabz Museum (Tehran, Islamic Era)

5) Military Museum of Tehran (Tehran, Islamic Era)

6) Military Museum of Shiraz (Shiraz, Islamic Era)

7) Military Museum of Bandar Anzali (Bandar Anzali, Islamic Era)

8) Naderi Museum (Mashad, Islamic Era)

9) Museum of Shiraz (Shiraz, Islamic Era)

10) Melat Museum (Tehran, Islamic Era)

11) Niavaran Palace Museum (Tehran, Islamic Era).

European Museums: The Persian cannons, howitzers and mortars of Museum of Artillery in St. Petersburg; the analysis of all arms and armor of Znojmo Museum (The Czech Republic); and the analysis of Ottoman arms and armor in the Palace Museum in Malta:

12) Military Historical Museum of Artillery in St. Petersburg (The Russian Federation)

13) Znojmo Museum (Czech Republic)

14) Palace Armoury (Malta)

Museum exhibitions:

1) Weapons and Combat in the Shahname (January

15-25, 2013): Analyzing artifacts and consulting the Cultural Institute of Bonyad for the event.

2) The Power of Iranian Steel: From Iron to the Crucible and the Crucible Steel (Feb. 16 – March 02, 2011): Analyzing artifacts and consulting the Cultural Institute of Bonyad for the event and main speaker in the opening ceremony.

Private collections:

1) Streshinskiy Collection (France): Analysis, measurement and identification of 120 oriental arms and armor from Streshinskiy Collection in Paris and writing the book Antique Oriental and Arab and Weapons and Armour: The Streshinskiy Collection based on the collection held in Paris.

2) Caravana Collection (Portugal): Analysis and identification of Persian arms and armor held in Caravana Collection Portugal. Artifacts in this collection have been published in the books Rites of Power: Oriental Arms (Rituais de Poder) and Persian Archery and Swordsmanship: Historical Martial Arts of Iran.

3) Ghiringhelli Collection (Italy): Analysis and identification of Persian arms and armor held in Ghiringhelli Collection Italy. Artifacts in this collection have been published in different books by Dr. Khorasani.

4) Walkowsky Collection (Germany): Analysis and identification of Persian arms and armor held in Walkowsky Collection Germany. Artifacts in this collection have been published in different books by Dr. Khorasani.

5) Dr von Hoffmeister Collection (Germany): Analysis and identification of Persian arms and armor held in von Hoffmeister Collection Germany. Artifacts in this collection have been published in different books by Dr Khorasani.

Interviews with Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani

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Ofogh Channel (Tehran, Iran)

TV Interview with Mr. Talebzadeh

Mr. Talebzadeh from Ofogh Channel conducted two one-hour interviews. These interviews were broadcast in three Iranian channels including Ofogh Channel and Channels 1 and 2. I was able to talk about the importance of the Razmafzar project and its use for the research area, martial arts area and also for the movie industry.
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Iranian National TV (Seda va Sima)

TV Interview with Ms. Eslami

This is my TV interview with Ms. Afrouz Eslami in the Cultural Institute of Bonyad Museum. I explain the authentification, classification and the history of Iranian arms and armor.
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Washington D.C., USA

TV Interview with Ms. Rastegar

This is my TV interview with Ms. Zohreh Rastegar (an Iranian American journalist, producer and reporter of Accent TV program in Washington D.C. TV channel program. I talk about the scope of my research, the importance of academic research in the field of historical arms and armor and future projects.
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Tehran, Iran

Saff Magazine (Military Magazine)

The Military Magazine Saff (Tehran, Iran) interviewed me about my research in two issues of the magazine: - Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2017). Marqubtarin Selahha dar Tarikh Jangavaran Iran, Part 1, SAF (Mahname Artesh Jomhuri Eslami Iran), Aban 1396, No. 437, Year 96, pp. 50-55. - Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2017). Bishtar be Piruzihayeman Negah Konim, Part 2, SAF (Mahname Artesh Jomhuri Eslami Iran), Azar, No. 438, Year 96, pp. 46-49.
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Tehran, Iran

Vatanyuli Magazine

The Vatanyuli Magazine interviewed me about my research. Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr (2017). Bayad Honarhaye Razmi Irani ra Ehya Konim (We need to revive Iranian Martial Arts). Interview with Vatanyuli Magazine, Biweekly Vatanyuli, 2 Year. No 13.
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Chicago, U.S.A

Freelance Academy Press

This is the interview of the publishing house Freelance Academy Press with me about my research and Razmafzar. Razmafzar – Persian Martial Arts Alive and Well – An Interview with Manouchehr Mostagh Khorasani (2013)
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