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MGX9600

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2011 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Evening)
Gippsland First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Mary Anderson

Synopsis

Individual behaviour in the organisation, including topics such as personality, perception, values and attitudes, socialisation and motivation. Group behaviour, including topics such as group structure and properties, group and team development, and leadership. Organisational analysis, including structure, design and culture. Organisational processes, including ethics and social responsibility, decision making, power and influence, stress and conflict management.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define the purpose and the range of activities associated with the effective management of people in organisations
  2. evaluate the importance of the individual, the team and the organisation's contribution to the effective performance of work
  3. analyse the relationship between the development of theory, behaviour in organisations and management practice
  4. assess the role of ethics and social responsibility in determining the culture of an organisation in the overall conduct of its business
  5. critically analyse and apply current management theory and research to current organisational issues.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Mary Anderson

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses: 0105, 0319, 2099, 2778, 1065, 3801, 1506, 2643, 2642, 0028 or 1822 or seek Chief Examiner's approval before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

MBA9008, MGG9370