Courses - Faculty of Business And Economics


Global Management and Innovation

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

GLMI 701
15 Points

Competing Internationally

Examines why, when, and how firms compete internationally. Utilises concepts and research on the firm, cluster and/or industry in international competition, the role of its resources and capabilities, and its adaptation to diverse operating contexts. Includes analysis of internationalising small and medium sized enterprises, mini multinationals, and global enterprises.

Restriction: INTBUS 701

GLMI 702
15 Points

International Management

Focuses on management research and practice with a cross-border or cross-cultural dimension. Includes topics such as: forms and management practices in cross-border business; international human resource management; managing knowledge flows across borders; and the cross-border differential impact of culture and institutions on firms.

Restriction: INTBUS 702

GLMI 703
15 Points

Global Strategy

Examines the development and implementation of strategies by global firms. Focuses on strategy formation, strategic management processes, and evaluation in international, multinational and transnational organisations. Includes analysis of strategies such as foreign entry mode options, innovation and production networks.

Restriction: INTBUS 703

GLMI 704
15 Points

Challenges of Globalisation

Discusses the causes of globalisation and its consequences for firms, and other groups and actors. Investigates challenges and diverse approaches to navigating the globalising arena. Examines a variety of market and non-market governance structures that create incentives and opportunities for international firms.

Restriction: INTBUS 706

GLMI 705
15 Points

People, Performance and Well-being

Examines the employment relationship through tensions at the intersection of human resource management, organisational performance and employee well-being. Explores strategies associated with building, developing and motivating workforces and analyses ways of improving mutuality in employment relationships.

Restriction: MGMT 711, 712

GLMI 706
15 Points

Working in an Age of Uncertainty

Explores the contemporary environment which contains high levels of uncertainty, stemming from new technologies and changes in economy and society. Critically examines issues confronting organisations and work in these fast-paced, fluid and complex contexts, such as power and voice, meaning and dignity, and alternative forms of organising.

GLMI 707
15 Points

Responsible Business and Sustainability

Engages with pressing contemporary topics such as corporate social responsibility, sustainability, ethical business and governance, Māori and indigenous leadership, the stakeholder approach to responsible business, and diversity and inclusiveness in organisations.

Restriction: MGMT 733, 737

GLMI 708
15 Points

Critical, Creative and Strategic Thinking

Focuses on learning and applying ideas, processes and technologies to critical, creative and strategic thinking in fields related to leadership, management and change. Emphasises building the confidence, dexterity and set of practices to question and create new pathways for collaborative and systemic challenges.

GLMI 709
15 Points

Creating Global Ventures

Examines the issues involved in forming and operating a knowledge-intensive company that is global from inception. Includes topics such as assessing opportunities, developing a business model, forming a team and gathering the resources to launch a global new venture.

Restriction: INTBUS 705, MGMT 715

GLMI 710
15 Points

Innovation and Knowledge Management

Examines the role of innovation and knowledge in business profitability and growth. Includes knowledge as a foundation for innovation, core knowledge processes in organisations, understanding innovation processes in uncertain and complex environments, and collaborative innovation.

Restriction: MGMT 721

GLMI 711
15 Points

Strategic Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Examines the challenge of strategising in highly uncertain situations such as knowledge intensive start-ups and introduction of new products or processes. Reviews key theories of strategy and strategising, and applies tools for strategic management and analysis.

Restriction: MGMT 726

GLMI 712
15 Points

Understanding and Managing Creativity

Explores theories and research on creativity in both well-established and entrepreneurial organisations at different levels of analysis – individual, groups and firms. Includes topics such as factors impacting creativity, how to manage creative teams and individuals, and how to develop a creative climate in the organisation.

GLMI 750
15 Points

Contemporary Themes in Global Management and Innovation

Individualised readings and coursework from any field related to Global Management and Innovation.

GLMI 751
15 Points

Directed Readings in Global Management and Innovation

GLMI 780
30 Points

Dissertation

GLMI 791
60 Points

GLMI 791A
30 Points

GLMI 791B
30 Points

Dissertation

To complete this course students must enrol in GLMI 791 A and B, or GLMI 791

GLMI 794A
30 Points

GLMI 794B
60 Points

Thesis

To complete this course students must enrol in GLMI 794 A and B

GLMI 796A
60 Points

GLMI 796B
60 Points

Thesis

To complete this course students must enrol in GLMI 796 A and B

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