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

    About this paper

    Paper title Governance and Social Responsibility
    Subject Management
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period(s) Semester 2 (On campus)
    1st Non standard period (16 September 2024 - 13 December 2024) (Distance learning)
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    BCom(Hons), PGDipCom, MSusBus, MCom
    The N1 distance occurrence of this paper is only available to students enrolled in the MSusBus programme.
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    Teaching staff

    Co-ordinator: Dr Jeff Foote

    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.
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    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


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Friday 10:00-11:50 29-35, 37-42

    1st Non standard period (16 September 2024 - 13 December 2024)

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