Cross Cultural Management
Subject MGMT20007 (2010)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A total of 3 contact hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: A total of 3 contact hours per week
|Prerequisites:||325-101 Managing and Leading Organisations or 325-201 Organisational Behaviour or 325-220 Business in the Global Economy|
|Corequisites:||325-101 Managing and Leading Organisations or 325-201 Organisational Behaviour or 325-220 Business in the Global Economy|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students may not receive credit for both 325-219 Cross Cultural Management and 325-324 Cross Cultural Management|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Tine Koehler
As a result of a process of globalisation at both societal and organisational level, it has become increasingly important to be aware of cultural differences and to be able manage culturally diverse organisations. In this subject you will learn about the challenges that managers of both domestic and international businesses face in managing across cultural boundaries. The following topics will be covered in detail in this subject: cross-cultural communication, negotiation and conflict resolution, management of a multi-cultural workforce, the role of mental models and schemata in intercultural interactions, leadership and motivation across cultures, the role of language in international business, and management of the human dimension of joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and alliances.
|Assessment:||A 2-hour examination (50%) and assignment(s) totalling not more than 5000 words (50%).|
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You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||To replace 325-324 Cross Cultural Management|
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