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MGW3681

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
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (Day)
Singapore Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Peninsula Second semester 2010 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Peter Townsend

Synopsis

A study of management theory related to varying cultures, the multinational business enterprise and the significance of cross-cultural variables in the business environment. Topics include ethics and social responsibilities; communication; leadership; motivation, control and conflict; human resource management and industrial relations.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • relate management theory to various and different cultures
  • appreciate the complex challenges of the multinational business enterprise at the interpersonal and operational levels
  • compare and contrast a range of cross-cultural variables in the business environment.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Peter Townsend

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

MGW1010

Prohibitions

MGC3120, MGF3681