units

MGG3681

Faculty of Business and Economics

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Management

Offered

Gippsland

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: 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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Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

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

Prohibitions

MGC3120, MGF3681, MGW3681, MGP2278