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MGF3621

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Paul Kalfadellis (Semester 1); Dr Ross Donohue (Semester 2)

Synopsis

Theory of organisation change and development, OD and metaphor, the client-consultant relationship, diagnosis, interventions, organisational learning, resistance to change, managing resistance to change, evaluation and institutionalisation of change, transformation and cultural change, future directions, revision.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • identify strategies and actions for planned organisational change
  • critically evaluate different frameworks and philosophies for change management in organisations
  • integrate and synthesise previous knowledge of organisational change processes
  • analyse change processes that exist at an individual level, group level and across the organisation as a whole
  • examine management practices which directly influence the success or otherwise of implementing a planned change process.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Ross Donohue

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

MGF1010

Prohibitions

MGC3130, MGW3130