POL1000 Government, Business and Society (FOBUS)

Semester 1 (ONC)Toowoomba (ONC)Springfld (EXT)Toowoomba

Semester 2 (ONC)Fraser Cst (EXT)Toowoomba

Semester 3 (EXT)Toowoomba

Units 1.0 (Political Science) Band 1

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to USQConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.


This course examines the dynamic and changing nature of business-government relations within society in Australia, Asia and other countries and is of direct relevance to students in business, commerce and management. Key issues and trends covered include privatisation, deregulation, globalisation, government business enterprises, government assistance and regulation, corporate lobbying, corruption, ethical considerations, business's social responsibilities, industry policy and economic performance.