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MGX5171 - Managing the multinational enterprise: cases and issues

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Quamrul Alam


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)


Issues include the impact of culture on management and the convergence-divergence debate; centralisation versus decentralisation of decision making; standardisation versus differentiation of management activities; control versus delegation; and, competition versus partnership: new international organisation forms and implications for management.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual assignment (1500 words): 20%
Group presentation
report (4500 words): 40%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Contact hours

3-hour class per week, block mode


Must have passed MBA9050, MGX9500 or MGX9660