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MANT340 Indigenous Models of Management and Organisation

Analysis and application of an Indigenous Māori cultural framework as a lens to better understand contemporary organisational issues, such as bicultural governance, structure, ethical leadership and organisational behaviours.

Paper title Indigenous Models of Management and Organisation
Paper code MANT340
Subject Management
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $846.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.10

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36 200-level points
Schedule C

Teaching staff

Coordinator: Dr Diane Ruwhiu


There is no set textbook for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics.
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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this paper, you should be able to:

  1. Describe how different world views influence management & organisation;
  2. Identify the key characteristics of Māori perspectives of management and organisation;
  3. Discuss the opportunities and challenges that exist for managers using an Indigenous approach both in New Zealand and internationally;
  4. Critically analyse the assumptions that underlie Indigenous perspectives of management & organisation, and reflect on how might influence practice;
  5. Understand the relevance of identity and values to the students understanding of and relationships with other stakeholders in the business environment.


Paper Structure

Lectures and tutorials

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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Wednesday 09:00-10:50 30, 32, 37, 39