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MANT101 Managing for Performance

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

Individual and group behaviour, communications, and the management of operations and human resources within organisations

Paper title Managing for Performance
Paper code MANT101
Subject Management
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $863.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,276.80

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BSNS 105, MANT 111
Schedule C
This paper replaces the required paper BSNS 105 for students who commenced BCom programmes before 2017
Teaching staff

Coordinator: Dr Brian Spisak

Teaching Arrangements
Lecture and tutorials
Samson, Danny et al (2016). Management in New Zealand (2nd edition). Cengage.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Communication, Ethics, Research, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this paper, you should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of key concepts introduced in the paper pertaining to the tasks of managing and organising within a range of contexts
  2. Characterise a managerial context and offer an evaluation (defending opinions by making judgements about information, validity of ideas or quality of work based on a set of criteria) of what the organisation or management faces and how they might now act or respond
  3. Synthesise key concepts introduced in the paper regarding organisations, the role of the manager and the act of leading and managing individuals in teams and groups within an organisation
  4. Demonstrate research skills, including the systematic search for relevant information, selection of pertinent material to build an argument, the vetting of research quality and accepted practices for the use of research (e.g. referencing)
  5. Demonstrate competency in scholarly verbal communication skills in the form of a formal team presentation
  6. Demonstrate competency in scholarly written communication practices in the form of a formal business report
  7. Demonstrate deep understanding of ethical issues that relate to organising and managing

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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41


Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 14:00-15:50 29-34, 36-40
A2 Tuesday 12:00-13:50 29-34, 36-40
A3 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 29-34, 36-40
A4 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 29-34, 36-40
A5 Wednesday 13:00-14:50 29-34, 36-40
A6 Thursday 08:00-09:50 29-34, 36-40
A7 Thursday 15:00-16:50 29-34, 36-40
A8 Friday 10:00-11:50 29-34, 36-40
A9 Monday 14:00-15:50 29-34, 36-40
A10 Tuesday 12:00-13:50 29-34, 36-40
A11 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 29-34, 36-40
A12 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 29-34, 36-40
A13 Wednesday 13:00-14:50 29-34, 36-40
A14 Thursday 08:00-09:50 29-34, 36-40