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MOP6090

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Elisabeth Wilson-Evered

Synopsis

The unit reviews contemporary and complex topics relating specifically to organisational change and development that are emergent and of current interest in organisational psychology. The focus will be on organisational change and development, occupational stress, leadership and climate and culture.

Objectives

On completion of this unit the student should be able to demonstrate:

  1. a conceptual and applied knowledge of major theories relating organisational change and organisational development.
  2. the capacity to describe the influence and importance of leadership in organisational change and similar major events.
  3. an understanding of the concepts of climate and culture relating to organisations and describe measures, diagnostics and interventions on this aspect of organisations.
  4. the application to theories and concepts and empirical research relating to organisational change to topics such as mergers, acquisitions and downsizing and to interventions relevant to organisational psychology.
  5. the ability to synthesise knowledge by describing the contribution of organisational psychologists to the management and promotion of effective organisational change and development.

Assessment

Assessment includes two written essays and a presentation or role play in class.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Simon Albrecht

Contact hours

3 hour lecture per week

Prerequisites

Completion of the first year of Master of Organisational Psychology Program, specifically MOP5062 or similar from complimentary courses.