Introduction to the business environment of New Zealand, including important defining characteristics, social and environmental implications of business decisions, and an appreciation of bi- and multi-cultural frameworks as they affect business.
The aim is to help the student identify what ‘is hiding in plain sight’ and assess how his or her own values impact on his or her perception of businesses’ relationship with society.
|Paper title||Business and Society|
|Points||18 points 18 points|
|Teaching period(s)||First Semester, Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$863.25|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,276.80|
- Schedule C
- More information link
- View more information on the Otago Business School's website
- Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Lincoln Wood (Management)
Dr Diane Ruwhiu (Marketing)
We will be using the Cengage Mindtap platform for the following text:
Carroll, A. B., Brown, J., & Buchholtz, A. K. (2018). Business & society: Ethics, sustainability & stakeholder management (10th Edition). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information
literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the paper, you should be able to:
- Identify and apply concepts to characterise the business, government, and society relationships and to understand the interdependence between these.
- Identify and demonstrate an understanding of the assumptions implicit in business, government, and society relationships.
- Evaluate the relevance of the Māori worldview in the New Zealand business, government, and society relationships.
- Evaluate the social and/or environmental implications of business decisions.
- Identify your values and then evaluate how your values influence your perception of business, government, and society relationships.