|1.||Critically reflect upon different perspectives of the firm, taking into account the stakeholder versus shareholder debate in the context of corporate social responsibility;|
|2.||Interpret the obligations Directors, managers and employees owe, as corporate agents, to the organisation, shareholders and broader society;|
|3.||Critically review the Australian legal system and institutions relevant to commercial actors and advisers, forming viewpoints on debates about the management of business organisations and investigating the ways political, economic and technical factors contribute to the evolution of commercial and contract law;|
|4.||Investigate the legal context in which firms exist, including the ways political, economic and technological factors contribute to the evolution of commercial and contract law;|
|5.||Analyse key laws that impact upon managers' roles; and|
|6.||Deduce the application of relevant legal rules and principles to commercial problems.|
|Case Study||Case study research assignment||30%|
|Examination||Final examination (focused on duties of directors and managers)||50%|
Business and Corporations Law 3rd
Fitzpatrick J, Symes C, Veljanovski A, Parker D. (2017)
Lexis Nexis Butterworths
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