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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2010 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Sharif As-Saber (Semester 1); Dr Ramanie Samaratunge (Semester 2)


International strategic management; ethics and social responsibility, communication and interpersonal relations; employee attitudes and motivation; cross-cultural leadership; control and conflict issues, international human resource management and comparative industrial relations.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • evaluate the changing nature of international management process
  • relate management theory to varying and different cultures
  • describe and explain the complex challenges facing business and managers in a cross-cultural setting
  • critically compare and contrast a range of cross-cultural variables in the international business management environment and understand their impact on international management.


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

Chief examiner(s)

Ramanie Samaratunge

Contact hours

3 hours per week