MANAGING ACROSS BORDERS

MGT2IMG

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will develop and enhance your appreciation of how constant and/or evolutionary changes to the international business environment influences the operations and conduct of domestic and across border For-Profit and Not for Profit enterprises. You will examine key strategic and structural drivers and tools that support globalization and the establishment of multi-national enterprises. You will be exposed to the models, approaches and challenges of successful cross-cultural management, negotiations, communications, and knowledge transfer. Lastly, throughout the subject, you will be required to develop, and incorporate sustainable ethical principles and practices, including CSR, to the responsibilities of operating and managing multi-national, across borders For Profit / Not for Profit enterprises. At all times an awareness of 'digital disruption' to effective and sustainable management practices will be incorporated into all modes of assessment and workshop activities.


SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Discipline SpecificInternational Management: Culture, Strategy and BehaviorPreliminaryLuthans, F and Doh. J; 23rd Ed; 2019McGraw-Hill Education

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically analyse current business-related issues and factors affecting the impact of international management and/or across-border practices and processes on domestic businesses.

Activities:
Pecha, Essay, In-workshop tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

02. Research and analyse significant opportunities, disadvantages and processes of sustainable international / across-border business development, including market selection and entry

Activities:
Pecha, Essay, Worksheets
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

03. Assess the impact of differences in national cultural values and social institutions on the management of multi-national and across border enterprises, including Not For Profits (NFP's)

Activities:
Pecha, Essay, Worksheets
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

04. Analyse and understand the implications for managers of ethical, social, corporate and environmental responsibilities on the behaviour of multi-national / across-border enterprises, including NFP''s.

Activities:
Pecha, In-workshop tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

05. Engage and model global leadership and negotiation skills and competencies in international management and practices with multi-cultural parties and entities

Activities:
Pecha, In-workshop tests, Worksheets
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

06. Enhance skills in the use of digital and non-digital tools to communicate effectively and clearly within a cross-cultural business environment.

Activities:
Pecha, Essay, Worksheets
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 8 to 10 minute group presentation including group contractGroups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube; one group contract via LMS; (overall equivalent 1,800 words individual);(Presentation Hurdle of 40%;)40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One x individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay(equivalent 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS25 02, 03, 04
One x individual 40 minute in-workshop case-study based activity.(equivalent 500 words)Case study given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken in workshop.15 02, 03, 05
Six x individual LMS based and/or in-workshop worksheet based activities (200 words)Worksheets embedded in LMS weekly activities and/or handed out and completed in workshops; all workshop topics covered; (equivalent best 4 out of 6)20 01, 03, 04, 06

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 8 to 10 minute group presentation including group contractGroups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube; one group contract via LMS; (overall equivalent 1,800 words individual);(Presentation Hurdle of 40%;)40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One x individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay(equivalent 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS25 02, 03, 04
One x individual 40 minute in-workshop case-study based activity.(equivalent 500 words)Case study given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken in workshop.15 02, 03, 05
Six x individual LMS based and/or in-workshop worksheet based activities (200 words)Worksheets embedded in LMS weekly activities and/or handed out and completed in workshops; all workshop topics covered; (equivalent best 4 out of 6)20 01, 03, 04, 06

Bundoora (LaTrobeCollege), 2020, Week 42-05, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day in week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 8 to 10 minute group presentation including group contractGroups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube; one group contract via LMS; (overall equivalent 1,800 words individual);(Presentation Hurdle of 40%;)40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One x individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay(equivalent 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS25 02, 03, 04
One x individual 40 minute in-workshop case-study based activity.(equivalent 500 words)Case study given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken in workshop.15 02, 03, 05
Six x individual LMS based and/or in-workshop worksheet based activities (200 words)Worksheets embedded in LMS weekly activities and/or handed out and completed in workshops; all workshop topics covered; (equivalent best 4 out of 6)20 01, 03, 04, 06

Bundoora (LaTrobeCollege), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 8 to 10 minute group presentation including group contractGroups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube; one group contract via LMS; (overall equivalent 1,800 words individual);(Presentation Hurdle of 40%;)40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One x individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay(equivalent 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS25 02, 03, 04
One x individual 40 minute in-workshop case-study based activity.(equivalent 500 words)Case study given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken in workshop.15 02, 03, 05
Six x individual LMS based and/or in-workshop worksheet based activities (200 words)Worksheets embedded in LMS weekly activities and/or handed out and completed in workshops; all workshop topics covered; (equivalent best 4 out of 6)20 01, 03, 04, 06

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 8 to 10 minute group presentation including group contractGroups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube; one group contract via LMS; (overall equivalent 1,800 words individual);(Presentation Hurdle of 40%;)40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One x individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay(equivalent 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS25 02, 03, 04
One x individual 40 minute in-workshop case-study based activity.(equivalent 500 words)Case study given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken in workshop.15 02, 03, 05
Six x individual LMS based and/or in-workshop worksheet based activities (200 words)Worksheets embedded in LMS weekly activities and/or handed out and completed in workshops; all workshop topics covered; (equivalent best 4 out of 6)20 01, 03, 04, 06

Melbourne, 2020, Summer 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 02 - 07
One 4.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 02 to week 07 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 8 to 10 minute group presentation including group contractGroups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube; one group contract via LMS; (overall equivalent 1,800 words individual);(Presentation Hurdle of 40%;)40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One x individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay(equivalent 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS25 02, 03, 04
One x individual 40 minute in-workshop case-study based activity.(equivalent 500 words)Case study given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken in workshop.15 02, 03, 05
Six x individual LMS based and/or in-workshop worksheet based activities (200 words)Worksheets embedded in LMS weekly activities and/or handed out and completed in workshops; all workshop topics covered; (equivalent best 4 out of 6)20 01, 03, 04, 06

Mildura, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 8 to 10 minute group presentation including group contractGroups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube; one group contract via LMS; (overall equivalent 1,800 words individual);(Presentation Hurdle of 40%;)40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One x individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay(equivalent 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS25 02, 03, 04
One x individual 40 minute in-workshop case-study based activity.(equivalent 500 words)Case study given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken in workshop.15 02, 03, 05
Six x individual LMS based and/or in-workshop worksheet based activities (200 words)Worksheets embedded in LMS weekly activities and/or handed out and completed in workshops; all workshop topics covered; (equivalent best 4 out of 6)20 01, 03, 04, 06

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhuc Nguyen

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 8 to 10 minute group presentation including group contractGroups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube; one group contract via LMS; (overall equivalent 1,800 words individual);(Presentation Hurdle of 40%;)40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One x individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay(equivalent 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS25 02, 03, 04
One x individual 40 minute in-workshop case-study based activity.(equivalent 500 words)Case study given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken in workshop.15 02, 03, 05
Six x individual LMS based and/or in-workshop worksheet based activities (200 words)Worksheets embedded in LMS weekly activities and/or handed out and completed in workshops; all workshop topics covered; (equivalent best 4 out of 6)20 01, 03, 04, 06

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 8 to 10 minute group presentation including group contractGroups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube; one group contract via LMS; (overall equivalent 1,800 words individual);(Presentation Hurdle of 40%;)40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One x individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay(equivalent 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS25 02, 03, 04
One x individual 40 minute in-workshop case-study based activity.(equivalent 500 words)Case study given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken in workshop.15 02, 03, 05
Six x individual LMS based and/or in-workshop worksheet based activities (200 words)Worksheets embedded in LMS weekly activities and/or handed out and completed in workshops; all workshop topics covered; (equivalent best 4 out of 6)20 01, 03, 04, 06

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 46
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 8 to 10 minute group presentation including group contractGroups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube; one group contract via LMS; (overall equivalent 1,800 words individual);(Presentation Hurdle of 40%;)40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One x individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay(equivalent 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS25 02, 03, 04
One x individual 40 minute in-workshop case-study based activity.(equivalent 500 words)Case study given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken in workshop.15 02, 03, 05
Six x individual LMS based and/or in-workshop worksheet based activities (200 words)Worksheets embedded in LMS weekly activities and/or handed out and completed in workshops; all workshop topics covered; (equivalent best 4 out of 6)20 01, 03, 04, 06

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 8 to 10 minute group presentation including group contractGroups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube; one group contract via LMS; (overall equivalent 1,800 words individual);(Presentation Hurdle of 40%;)40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One x individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay(equivalent 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS25 02, 03, 04
One x individual 40 minute in-workshop case-study based activity.(equivalent 500 words)Case study given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken in workshop.15 02, 03, 05
Six x individual LMS based and/or in-workshop worksheet based activities (200 words)Worksheets embedded in LMS weekly activities and/or handed out and completed in workshops; all workshop topics covered; (equivalent best 4 out of 6)20 01, 03, 04, 06