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MGX9720

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (On-campus block of classes)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Mrs Nell Kimberley

Synopsis

Examines change management from both theoretical and practical perspectives. Theory relating to employee responses to change and promoting readiness for change. Organisation Development -- characteristics of OD, process models, role of the practitioner, interventions; Organisational transformation -- nature and characteristics, models, strategic change leadership and capability.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. recognise the challenges and issues arising out of organisational change initiatives
  2. recall various change models and frameworks, their foundations and relative strengths and weaknesses
  3. apply change models and concepts to real-life organisational change
  4. identify the skills and abilities required to be an effective change agent
  5. develop reflective and evaluative skills as a change agent.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Nell Kimberley

Contact hours

3 hours per week (Semester 1); block mode (Semester 2)

Prerequisites

MGX9600 or MGG9370