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MGP1010

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
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)Rolf Bergman

Synopsis

On completion of this unit students should have an understanding of: the nature of managerial work in organisations; theories of management and their historical development; contemporary issues and practices relating to managing people and orgnanisations; key factors in the organisation's environment that impact on how managers and the organisations work.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define management and summarise the evolution of management ideas on how managers may influence people, organisations and their contexts to achieve organisational goals
  2. identify and discuss contextual factors in the organisations' environments that impact on how people, managers and organisations interact
  3. identify factors that influence individual and group behaviour in organisational settings and illustrate how managers can make use of these factors
  4. describe how decision-making, planning, leading, organising and controlling can be managed in organisations
  5. examine the impact on individuals and organisations of contemporary issues in management including stakeholder interests, ethics and social responsibility.

Assessment

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

Contact hours

One 6.5 hour problem based workshop per week.

Prohibitions

MGC1010, MGF1010, MGW1010