MGT387 International Management Practice (8)

The purpose of this subject is to develop awareness of and the skills applicable to managing people from a cross-cultural perspective. The subject draws on and examines relevant aspects of the Human Resource Management, Management, and International Business disciplines at the personal and organisational level. Key areas include communication, leadership and motivation, culture, negotiation, decision making, global alliances, emerging economies, applied ethics and social responsibility.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Jilin Uni- Finance & Economics
Tianjin University of Commerce
Term 1 (75)
On Campus
Yangzhou University
Yunnan Uni-Finance & Economics

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MGT387. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Students completing Stages I, II and III of the Bachelor of Business Studies China Program or students enrolled in a Transnational Education Partner Program only. Not available to students who have completed MGT384.

Subject Relationships

MGT384 significant overlap in content

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to evaluate cross cultural management in the context of global changes;
  • be able to determine how recent developments and trends in the competitive global business environment present managers with challenging situations;
  • be able to evaluate and explain how the variables of culture interact with other national and international factors to affect managerial processes and behaviour; and
  • be able to analyse and explain issues relevant to corporate social responsibility, sustainability and ethics while operating in global locations.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Assessing the environment: Political, Economic, Legal and Technological
  • Managing Interdependence: Social Responsibility, Ethics, Sustainability
  • Understanding the nature and role of culture
  • Communicating across cultures
  • Cross cultural negotiation and decision making
  • Strategic alliances, small businesses and emerging economy firms
  • Staffing, training and compensation for global operations and developing a global management cadre
  • Motivating and Leading


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.