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Management in small firms (6 points)


Leader: Dr Glennis Hanley

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit examines the role and nature of small firms in industrial economies, including types of ownership and structures and the types of people who own and manage them. It also examines entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial behaviour, family firms and the trend for women to leave large firms to start up their own business. Issues of managerial planning and skills are also discussed, particularly as they relate to the management of people at work.

Assessment: Written (assignments 4000 words) 40% + Examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures per week and one 1-hour tutorial per week

Prerequisites: MGC1010 and MGC1020 and any four second-year units or permission

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