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MGX5030 - Corporate and social responsibility

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Ken Coghill


Not offered in 2007


This unit analyses corporate social responsibility from a strategic management perspective. It examines how a company manages its relationships with a range of stakeholders through its operating practices and the potential sources of strategic and competitive advantage that derive from corporate social responsibility. Through case studies based on Australian and international companies, students will examine the strategic challenges within a range of industry settings that arise from the interaction of market and non-market influences and develop strategies for responsible management in turbulent environments.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual assignment (4000 words): 40%
Individual assignment (3500 words): 40%
Group presentation
Report (2000 words): 20%

Contact hours

Three hours class contact


Four 9000 level units