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Chinese Business (BUS243)

Organisational Unit School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
Description This unit will provide an introduction for students to the broad context in which Chinese business operates, and will address the general history, philosophy, cultural and management issues related to Chinese business, including the concept of guanxi. Topics include a brief history of the evolution of Chinese business; its environment; understanding of the nature of multinational, transnational and small businesses; business leadership; motivation; human resource management; ethics and social responsibility issues; and future challenges in managing Chinese business.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours; tutorials: 1 hour.
Prerequisites Nil.
Notes No knowledge of Chinese language is required.
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