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Cross Cultural Management and Teamwork (IBUS90004)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeIBUS90004
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This subject explores key issues facing managers of international businesses. These include the need to develop skills in cross-cultural communication, negotiation, conflict resolution and global teamwork within the firm and with other parties in host countries. This subject further explores how managers respond positively to the challenges of using a multi-cultural workforce, including expatriates, global teams and operating a business in a number of culturally-distinct environments.

Intended learning outcomes

Synthesise the different theories, models and concepts and critically evaluate their usefulness in addressing the problems of managing across borders

Generic skills

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • The application of theories, models and frameworks to the real world problems in International Business;
  • Analysis and interpretation of theories, models and concepts;
  • Accessing various forms of data and research material, including both electronic and written sources;
  • Critical thinking;
  • Evaluate, interpret and present independent points of view in oral and written communication;
  • Cross-cultural communication skills;
  • Teamwork in a culturally diverse and geographically distributed environment;
  • Computer skills.

Last updated: 22 February 2019