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MANT450 Governance and Social Responsibility

Evaluate and critique the concept of social responsibility, understand the context of it and how it functions operationally and at the governance level.

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Paper title Governance and Social Responsibility
Paper code MANT450
Subject Management
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,058.71
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,692.94

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72 300-level MANT points
Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Dr Brian Spisak
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures, small group discussions and readings, case analysis and interaction with outside organisations.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Develop an understanding of social responsibility and what that might mean in the New Zealand business context
  • Understand the concept of sustainability and how that relates to social responsibility, organisations and governance
  • Examine the nature and role that governance plays in creating socially responsible organisations
  • Develop critical understandings of the literatures in the areas of social responsibility, sustainability and governance and use those understandings to make sense of case material

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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system