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International Business (MBS675)

Organisational Unit School of Management and Governance
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: SP17-internal, SP17-external
Description Prepares managers for the globalisation of business. Explores requirements for effective cross-cultural management and strategies for exploiting cultural diversity in the workplace to achieve competitive advantage. Topics: cultural analysis; comparing cultures; culture and organisational structures; patronage relationships; cross-cultural communication; motivation and conflict resolution; international negotiation skills; Chinese family business strategies; international joint ventures; international staffing policies; Asia as a market, resource base and source of learning; business-government relationships; headquarters, regional headquarters and subsidiary control and coordination.
Timetabled Learning Activities 9.00am to 5.30pm on designated weekends.
Assessment Individual Assessment 20%
Group Assessment 30%
Exam 50%
Prerequisites Enrolment in a graduate-level course.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed MBS630 International Business may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Previously 2013: MBS630
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
International Business (MBS630) - as for MBS675 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Management and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal
SGP1: TJQ-internal
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures/seminars/workshops: 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites Enrolment in a graduate-level course.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed C551 Asia Pacific Business Strategies, C555 Cross-Cultural Management and/or MBS675 International Business may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Appears in these Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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