units

MGF5310

Faculty of Business and Economics

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Management

Coordinator(s)

Associate Professor Ramanie Samaratunge (First semester); Professor Cherrie Zhu (Second semester)

Offered

Caulfield

  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Evening)

Synopsis

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.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

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

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)

Prohibitions

MGX5310