units

MGX4100

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Michelle Greenwood

Synopsis

This unit analyses different ways in which management has been represented in management theory, and how these have affected judgements about the rationality and legitimacy of management practice.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. identify the different perspectives from which a particular event or process may be viewed
  2. demonstrate a sound understanding of a selection of paradigms that are relevant for solving contemporary management problems
  3. critically assess the strengths and weaknesses of competing paradigms
  4. select a particular area of interest and appropriate paradigms for paradigm comparison.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in course 0171 or 0181 to undertake this unit.