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LB5209 - Managing Globally

[To be introduced in ]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business

Many businesses today and into the future will do business on a trans national basis. This subject aims to give participants a strong introduction into cultures, with an emphasis on the Asian nations, it also aims to identify and analyse the key factors in cross-cultural managing and negotiating. The subject will use the theme of 'doing business in China' as a focus. The subject will use real life examples of successful business ventures in China with a clear emphasis on the people issues involved in such undertakings.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand the theories and concepts of national cultures as they might relate to trans national business practices;
  • investigate the influence of such cultures on management involving critique and empirical studies;
  • understand the managing of interface activities such as negotiation, ethics and national social issues and investigate issues and controversies in IHRM;
  • inspection of the world of the "international" manager;
  • use the theme of "Doing Business in China" as a background to the subject, understanding that many Australians and people from other Asian nations will be confronted with the increasing relevance of China in the immediate future.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.