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MN10443: Business and society

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework 1 (CW 50%)
  • Coursework 2 (CW 50%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: This unit is only available to students on the BSc Business Administration.
Description: Aims:
The unit aims:
1. To investigate the relationship between business and the societies within which they operate; exploring the relationships between corporate decision making and the economic, social, and institutional environment.
2. To introduce students to the implications of social and environmental concerns for corporate decision-makers.
3. To provide a framework within which students can explore the inter-relationships and interdependencies of core management disciplines.

Learning Outcomes:
On completing this unit students will be able to:
* understand the relationship between the social and economic environment and corporate decision making.
* Understand the implications of social and environmental concerns for corporate decision-makers.

Skills:
Intellectual skills
The module is designed to develop analytical approaches to literature and data and independent working practices.
Practical skills
The module is designed to develop:
1. presentational skills through negotiations and presentations.
2. group skills through two group assessments.

Content:
International competitiveness, training and education. Modern manufacturing systems transport and the environment. Corporate strategy and the environment. Doing business in China: analyzing the impact of cultural and institutional factors on corporate behaviour and performance - social and environmental concerns. The Single European Market and the EURO and the implications of these developments for corporate strategy within a culturally and institutionally diverse market.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MN10443 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

School of Management

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