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Undergraduate Level 3
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- Domestic student fee:
- $1,090.00 (AUD)
- International student fee:
- $1,315.00 (AUD)
This unit presents you with an overview of international management. You examine culture, multinational business enterprise and the significance of cross-cultural variables in the business environment. Specific topics addressed in this unit include: ethics; communication; leadership; motivation; control; conflict; human resource management; and industrial relations. On completion of this unit, you should be able to relate management theory to varying cultures, appreciate the complex challenges of the multinational business enterprise at the interpersonal and operational levels and compare and contrast a range of cross-cultural variables in the business environment.
Note: If you are considering studying towards the Monash Bachelor of Business Studies, please be advised that this course is only available to students who registered prior to 1 October, 2010.
If you are studying Monash units towards other OUA degrees, any Monash units you enrol in and successfully complete between now and Study Period 4, 2011 which already credit into other OUA degrees will continue to be credited into those degrees.
You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:
- MAN11 — Introduction to Management
If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.
You must complete at least two Level 2 Management units before starting this unit.
- Assignment 1 (25%)
- Assignment 2 (35%)
- Invigilated Exam (40%)
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
- relate management theory to various and different cultures
- appreciate the complex challenges of the multinational business enterprise at the interpersonal and operational levels
- compare and contrast a range of cross-cultural variables in the business environment.
This unit addresses the following topics.
|1||Globalisation and the challenge of international management|
|2||Social responsibility and ethics|
|3||The role and influence of national culture|
|4||Communicating across cultures|
|5||Negotiation and decision making across cultures|
|6||Strategy and globalisation|
|7||Managing structure and control|
|8||Staffing and training|
|9||Developing and managing global employees and managers|
|10||Managing international teams and workforce diversity|
|11||Motivating and leading across borders|
|12||Current issues facing international managers|
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Textbook information for this unit is currently being updated and will be available soon. Please check back regularly for updates. Alternatively, visit the Unibooks website and enter the unit details to search for available textbooks.
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Commerce (Business Law), Curtin University
- Bachelor of Commerce (Sport Management), Curtin University
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:
- Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
- In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Unibooks textbook list.
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