Like many other countries, Australia has witnessed a growing population with people from a range of cultural backgrounds living and working in the country. Therefore, it is essential that leaders in modern-day business settings are equipped with skills and strategies to effectively manage this increasingly diverse workforce.
This subject is designed to expose students to some thought-provoking research and concepts on cross cultural communication and management; identified as one of the key competencies in business management today.
Students will explore and develop strategies on how to become a culturally competent global citizen whilst recognising the strengths and limitations of their own culture and behaviour in a global business environment.
a) Discuss personal culture and social class and how they shape thinking and behaviour.
b) Distinguish basic differences between cultures.
c) Describe concepts and relevant theories on cultures.
d) Describe skills and knowledge required to become a global citizen.
(G)* = Group Assessment