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Elective Course
AMER2054 Business and culture in the 21st century: US/Greater China connections
6 credits
 
This course is designed to familiarize students with business practice in the United States and in American corporations operating in Hong Kong, laying foundations for a better understanding of the individuals and institutions driving the economy. Weekly sessions will include lectures and, whenever possible, discussions with members of the American business community in the Asia-Pacific region. Topics may include: U.S. business history and economic cycles, American entrepreneurs, the ethics and etiquette of U.S. corporate culture, government/business relationships, gender and business, glass ceilings and opportunities for advancement, and business and technological change.
 
Prerequisite: Nil
Assessment: 100% coursework.
(Offered in 2018/2019, 2nd semester)


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