The classes for this subject entail three hours of face-to-face teaching: A two hours lecture. A one-hour tutorial (from the week commencing the second week of the semester) Participants are required to attend the sessions in which they are registered. Attempts to register in a different tutorial can be made online where space allows. Where attempts to register online fail, a written request to the unit convenor may be considered. The timetable for classes can be found on the University website at http://www.timetables.mq.edu.au/
Students are expected to attend all sessions unless excused. Attendance will be recorded, and an attendance record of less than 80% may result in a deduction of marks for the course. It is expected that all group members will contribute equally to group assignments and presentations. Marks may be deducted for failure to participate fully in group work.
What is required to complete the unit satisfactorily?
1. Assessments (a passing grade means 50% of the overall assessments stated in the Unit Guide)
2. Final Exam (This unit doesn’t require a double pass to pass the unit).
Required and Recommended Texts and/or Materials:
Prescribed Text: A customized textbook containing specially selected readings for the course is available for purchase from the Co-op bookshop:
BUS 305, Global Business, Society and Environment, 2013. Compiled by Monica Ren. Cengage
Learning. ISBN: 978 017 026200 2
Prescribed unit materials · 6 case studies posted on iLearn
• GLOBAL, 2nd Edition by Mike Peng (ISBN: 9781111821755)
• Business and Society: A Strategic Approach to Social Responsibility, 4th Edition by Debbie M. Thorne, O. C. Ferrell & Linda Ferrell (ISBN: 9781439042311)
• Comparative Politics: Structures and Choices, 2nd Edition by Lowell Barrington ISBN: 9781111341930)
• Terrorism and Homeland Security, 8th Edition by Jonathan R. White (ISBN: 9781285061962)
• Terrorism and Homeland Security, 6th Edition by Jonathan R. White (ISBN: 9780534624484)
• Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy and Applications, 6th Edition by Scott J. Callan & Janet M. Thomas (ISBN:9781111826673)
• Global Economic Crisis: Impact on International Business, by Global Economic Crisis Resource Centre (ISBN: 9781424059706)
Prizes for this unit: http://www.businessandeconomics.mq.edu.au/undergraduate_degrees/prizes_scholarships
Technology used and required:
· Students will be required to access databases in the Library and on the Internet for relevant information used for AT1, AT2, and AT3.
· Internet access will be available via a wireless network if students wish to use their laptop computer on campus.
· All students will also be required to use PPT (or similar program) for group presentation (AT3) in the course.
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