Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedPeninsula First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Chan Cheah


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define the concept of culture and describe its major determinants
  2. examine the links between culture, economic processes and organisations
  3. identify and discuss the impact of culture on communication processes in organisations
  4. critically analyse the influence of culture on business and management practices in different cultural settings
  5. apply knowledge of cross-cultural issues to improve management and team performance.


Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Max Coulthard

Contact hours

One 6.5 hour problem based workshop per week




Students must be enrolled in course 3806, Bachelor of Business at Peninsula campus to undertake this unit.