Faculty of Business and Economics
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|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Economics|
|Organisational Unit||Department of Economics|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2015 (Day)|
Caulfield Summer semester A 2015 (Day)
|Coordinator(s)||Dr Paul Raschky|
Students will deepen their knowledge of the differing views of the firm. Topics include: the firm within a capitalist economic system; the macroeconomic constraints on the firm; the market structural constraints on the firm; differing perspectives of the firm - the conventional economic, technological view, the accounting, management and marketing views, the recent transaction costs and new classical view; how these different areas explain current issues such as downsizing and electronic commerce.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
Within semester assessment: 40%
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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