units

MGW3681

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2012 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2012 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2012 (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.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. relate management theory to various and different cultures
  2. appreciate the complex challenges of the multinational business enterprise at the interpersonal and operational levels
  3. 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)

Dr Peter Townsend

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must have passed MGG1010 or MGW1010 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

MGC3120, MGF3681, MGG3681