BUSM 2031 Managing in the Global Environment

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200864

Coordinator Ataus Samad Opens in new window

Description This unit introduces students to the complexities of managing in the changing economic, political, legal, technological and socio cultural factors that influence management practice. By addressing issues of cultural awareness, this unit provides an organisational behaviour approach to managing in a dynamic global environment. Management practice and theoretical knowledge are linked in this unit through experiential based learning and assessment activities such as critical analysis of contemporary media, research and case studies.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject

Equivalent Subjects BUSM 2009 Cross Cultural Management BUSM 2010 Cross Cultural Management LGYC 0038 Cross Cultural Management

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Apply cultural frameworks to analyse cultural values and beliefs.
  2. Critically reflect on and articulate personal cultural values and beliefs.
  3. Analyse how cultural value dimensions influence managing in the global business environment.
  4. Apply Managing in the Global Environment theory to research a contemporary business issue
  5. Propose recommendations for business practice

Subject Content

1. Why culture matters to 21st century business.
2. Understanding the global business environment.
3. Determinants of culture and cultural value orientations.
4. Intercultural communication.
5. Cross cultural negotiation.
6. Business ethics and corporate social responsibility.
7. Managing political risk.
8. Competencies for global managers.
9. Motivation in the global business environment.
10. Leadership in the global business environment.
11. Working with cross cultural teams.

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Essay 800 Words 30 N Individual
Case Study 1,200 Words 40 N Individual
Reflection 800 Words 30 N Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Managing Globally (custom publication) 3rd Edition Complied by Dr Louise Kippist

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 1

Wsu Online

Online

Subject Contact Natasha Daraio Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Sydney City

Day

Subject Contact Daniel Townsend Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 2

Sydney City

Day

Subject Contact Daniel Townsend Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Uoe - Ho Chi Minh City

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Subject Contact Ataus Samad Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Semester 2

Bankstown

Day

Subject Contact Jayne Bye Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Campbelltown

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Subject Contact Louise Kippist Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Online

Online

Subject Contact Ataus Samad Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

Evening

Subject Contact Jayne Bye Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Subject Contact Jayne Bye Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 3

Wsu Online

Online

Subject Contact Natasha Daraio Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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