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MGG1010

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Mr Gareth Evans

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 organisation's; 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. This includes an awareness of the cultural contexts of the original source, development and contemporary application of management theory and practice
  2. identify and discuss contextual factors in the organisation's environment that impact on how people, managers and organisations interact
  3. describe how decision-making, planning, leading, organising and controlling can be managed in organisations
  4. examine the impact on individuals and organisations of contemporary issues in management including, stakeholder interests, ethics and social responsibility
  5. apply the skills of academic writing, research, questioning and analysis required of the management discipline.
  6. demonstrate in individual summative assessment tasks the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered in MGG1010.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (2 hours): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Gareth Evans

Prohibitions

MCG1010, MGF1010, MGW1010