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    Individual and group behaviour, communications, and the management of operations and human resources within organisations.

    About this paper

    Paper title Managing for Performance
    Subject Management
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $937.50
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    BSNS 105, MANT 111
    Schedule C
    This paper replaces the required paper BSNS105 for students who commenced BCom programmes before 2017.
    Teaching staff

    Co-ordinator: To be advised.

    Teaching Arrangements

    This paper is taught via lecture and tutorials.

    Samson, Danny et al (2016). Management in New Zealand (2nd edition). Cengage.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Critical thinking, Communication, Ethics, Research, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this paper, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of key concepts introduced in the paper pertaining to the tasks of managing and organising within a range of contexts
    2. Characterise a managerial context and offer an evaluation (defending opinions by making judgements about information, validity of ideas or quality of work based on a set of criteria) of what the organisation or management faces and how they might now act or respond
    3. Synthesise key concepts introduced in the paper regarding organisations, the role of the manager and the act of leading and managing individuals in teams and groups within an organisation
    4. Demonstrate research skills, including the systematic search for relevant information, selection of pertinent material to build an argument, the vetting of research quality and accepted practices for the use of research (e.g. referencing)
    5. Demonstrate competency in scholarly verbal communication skills in the form of a formal team presentation
    6. Demonstrate competency in scholarly written communication practices in the form of a formal business report
    7. Demonstrate a deep understanding of ethical issues that relate to organising and managing


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


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    A3 Tuesday 12:00-13:50 30-35, 37-42
    A4 Tuesday 12:00-13:50 30-35, 37-42
    A5 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 30-35, 37-42
    A6 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 30-35, 37-42
    A7 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 30-35, 37-42
    A8 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 30-35, 37-42
    A9 Wednesday 13:00-14:50 30-35, 37-42
    A10 Wednesday 13:00-14:50 30-35, 37-42
    A11 Thursday 08:00-09:50 30-35, 37-42
    A12 Thursday 08:00-09:50 30-35, 37-42
    A13 Thursday 15:00-16:50 30-35, 37-42
    A14 Friday 10:00-11:50 30-35, 37-42
    A15 Monday 12:00-13:50 30-35, 37-42
    A16 Tuesday 08:00-09:50 30-35, 37-42
    A17 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 30-35, 37-42
    A18 Friday 14:00-15:50 30-35, 37-42
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