units

MGP2278

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 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
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedPeninsula Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Sarah Lindsay

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define the concept of culture and describe its major determinants
  2. examine the links between culture, economic processes and organisations
  3. identify and discuss the impact of culture on communication processes in organisations
  4. critically analyse the influence of culture on business and management practices in different cultural settings
  5. apply knowledge of cross-cultural issues to improve management and team performance.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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