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MANT361 Special Topic: Managing Teams in Organisations

Understanding, gathering and using the multitude of human resources data available within the workplace. Using statistical techniques and specialised computer programs to interpret this data and use the outcomes to support organisational performance.

Paper title Special Topic: Managing Teams in Organisations
Paper code MANT361
Subject Management
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Summer School
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $846.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.10

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BSNS 105 or (MANT 101 and BSNS 111); and 36 200-level points from Commerce Schedule C.
Schedule C

Teaching staff

Visiting Guest Lecturer: Professor Robert Moorman


To be advised.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

1. Improve student understanding of the behaviour of individuals in teams.

2. Introduce and apply tools for diagnosing and enhancing team effectiveness.

3. Increase student awareness of how successful business executives lead teams and what separates them from their unsuccessful counterparts.

4. Provide students experience in applying different theories and frameworks in order to diagnose and propose solutions to complex and ill-defined problems related to the function and management of teams.

5. Help students more effectively communicate observations and recommendations about teams and teamwork in oral form.

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Summer School

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 2-7
Wednesday 14:00-15:50 2-5, 7
Thursday 14:00-15:50 2-7