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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.

Paper title Governance and Social Responsibility
Paper code MANT450
Subject Management
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 2 (On campus)
1st Non standard period (6 November 2023 - 23 February 2024) (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,163.90
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
BCom(Hons), PGDipCom, MSusBus, MCom
The N1 distance occurrence of this paper is only available to students enrolled in the MSusBus programme.
Enrolments for the N1 occurrence of this paper requires departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Teaching staff

Co-ordinator: Dr Jeff Foote

Distance learning co-ordinators: Dr Joe Cooper or MBA Manager

Teaching Arrangements

The Distance Learning offering of this paper is taught remotely.

This paper is taught via 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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Develop an understanding of governance and social responsibility and what that might mean in the New Zealand business context
  • Examine the nature and role that governance and social responsibility plays in creating organisational effectiveness
  • Develop critical understandings of the literatures in the areas of governance And social responsibility and use this to make sense of case materials

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41

1st Non standard period (6 November 2023 - 23 February 2024)

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system