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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5349

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101618

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

The course explores different dimensions of culture and how these dimensions can differentiate one culture from another. The course also considers cultural impacts in the workplace in areas such as communication, negotiation, values and ethical conduct, and provides a greater understanding of why people behave as they do and how this behaviour affects business. Management is considered in global and cross-cultural environments through contemporary management and leadership theories and practises.

Course content

Topics covered in this course: Globalisation, convergence vs divergence; external environments of management, analysis and models; dimensions of inter-cultural differences; theories and models of national culture; management systems; leadership and organisational culture in the international context; cultural and social intelligence; organising and recruitment in the international context; motivation, people and behaviours across cultures; ethics and governance; negotiation and conflict management across cultures; controlling and performance management; organisational strategy in the international context.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv. x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Project 3000 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Project 3000 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Project 3000 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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