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IB B397

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Global Issues in Management

IB B397

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Global Issues in Management

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Course Coordinator: Hung Tak Hung, MBA (Strathclyde, UK), PGDip (HKU

Course Developers: Dr. Soo May Cheng, Consultant; Dr. Lenis Cheung, OUHK, and Dr. Ngai Keung Chow, Consultant

Aims
This course aims to solidify learners’ awareness and understanding of the contemporary economic and business trends and issues around the world. Furthermore, the course is designed to hone learners’ skills in evaluating and analysing controversies that they may face in the workplace.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • The dynamic global business environment and its implications on firms’ competitiveness

  • Understanding organization views on business ethics and its relationship with society and environment

  • International human resources and talent management

  • The impact of cultural diversity on global corporations and its implications for global managers

  • E-business trends and impacts on global business

Learning support
There will be six two-hour tutorials.

Assessment
There are two assignments and one examination. Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare the assignments, and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Set book(s)
There are no set books for this course.