Issues and Crisis Management
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This paper is taught through a weekly one lecture and one tutorial. Lectures will be pre-recorded via Panopto. Some lecture content will be chunked into multiple video clips. The recorded lecture, slides and other materials will be uploaded on Moodle every Tuesday. There are two tutorial groups you can choose from. Thursday's 11am-1pm tutorial will be run on campus and Thursday's 9am-11am tutorial will be delivered via Zoom to cater for students who are offshore or for other reasons are unable to attend on-campus tutorial.
Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:
Students should be able to monitor and investigate real world business issues and situations and, through effective analysis and application of theory, know how to identify and respond to a range of organisational issues.
Students should be able to exercise independent judgement and initiative in adapting and applying knowledge and skills for effective planning, problem solving and decision making in diverse contexts.Linked to the following assessments:
Social, ethical and global understanding
Students should demonstrate and apply knowledge of ethical principles and practices in analysing and responding to organisational issues in national and international contexts.Linked to the following assessments:
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.
Error: Assessment components must add up to 100%
At least one Assessment Component needs to be entered
|Component Description||Due Date||Time||Percentage of overall mark||Submission Method||Compulsory|
|1. Research Report||
13 Aug 2021
|2. Group Case Analysis and Presentation||
30 Sep 2021
|3. Issue Brief||
26 Oct 2021
Required and Recommended Readings*
Jaques, T. (2014). Issues and crisis management: Exploring issues, crises, risk and reputation. Victoria, Oxford University Press.
This text is available as an e-book. Other recommended readings and resources are accessible in Moodle and Waikato Reading Lists.
All reading material, marking criteria and discussion will be based in Moodle.
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Linkages to Other Papers*
Restricted papers: MCOM334 and MCOM434