Critically explores and examines theoretical frameworks for understanding interactions between businesses, society and sustainability while considering the context of climate change and low carbon economies.
|Paper title||Special Topic: Advanced Organisations and Sustainability|
|Points||20 points 20 points|
|Teaching period(s)||Second Semester, Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,101.55|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,026.17|
- MANT 337 or MANT 437
- Limited to
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- Teaching staff
Dr Joe Cooper
Textbooks are not required for this paper
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Information literacy, Critical thinking, Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Environmental and social literacy, Integrated business knowledge, Specialist business knowledge
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:
- Discuss the study of organisations within a wider societal context to understand the social and environmental implications of managing business organisation.
- Critically analyse relevant sustainability, sustainable development and climate change theory and relate the literature to particular problems or challenges facing businesses.
- Critically evaluate frameworks of business sustainability and understand and assess organisational responses to sustainability and climate change, and as a result of this ability and understanding, be able to provide recommendations to organisations in terms of sustainable operations and strategy.
- Critically discuss the relationship between organisations and the environment and emerging debates in the area of Organisations and the Natural Environment (ONE) in the academic literature.