This unit extends students ability to critically analyse the contemporary business environment in the Asia Pacific region and examines contemporary research on issues such as firm structure and ownership, trade and investment, labour markets and employment regulation, intellectual property, ethics and governance, infrastructure development, environmental and social responsibility. The primary focus is the crucial nexus between business and government in Asia Pacific.
- Frameworks for analysing Asia Pacific business
- The rise of Asia Pacific
- Institutional similarities and differences between Asia Pacific countries.
- Firm structure and ownership in Asia Pacific
- Contemporary economic environment of the Asia Pacific
- Trade and investment in Asia Pacific
- Infrastructure and nation-building in Asia Pacific.
- Labour markets and skills development in Asia Pacific
- Intellectual property rights and enforcement in the Asia Pacific and Ethics in Asia Pacific business.
- Meeting the challenges of the future – critical issues for Asia Pacific.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||critically analyse the Asia Pacific regions increasing importance in world business and global politics from a comparative economics and policy perspective||Intellectual rigour|
|2||differentiate the main drivers of the contemporary business environment in Asia Pacific||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||examine the relationship between government and business in Asia Pacific and assess implications for future economic growth and sustainability||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|4||evaluate the role of inter-governmental and multi-lateral organisations in structuring the Asia Pacific business environment||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|5||examine labour markets and human resource management issues in Asia Pacific||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||evaluate complex environmental, social and governance issues and their implications for doing business in Asia Pacific in a sustainable and socially responsible manner.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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