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MGF3681

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Ms Mary Anderson

Synopsis

Management theory related to varying cultures. The multinational business enterprise and the significance of cross-cultural variables in the business environment. Topics covered include ethics and social responsibilities; strategic mindsets, control and conflict; industrial relations, new forms of international work and organisation and their management implications.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • assess the application of management theory to various global cultures
  • explain the complex challenges of the multinational business enterprise at the interpersonal and operational levels
  • compare a range of cross-cultural variables in the business environment
  • apply theory to cross cultural scenarios
  • critically assess the strengths and weaknesses of national culture assessment tools.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Mary Anderson

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

MGF1010

Prohibitions

MGC3120, MGW3681