APG5996 - Leading public sector change - 2018

0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Arts

Unit guides

Offered

Australia (Other)

Prerequisites

Students must be enrolled in Executive Master of Public Administration (A6014) to undertake this unit.

Prohibitions

MPA5006, MPA9006

Notes

This unit is offered through partner universities, for more information please visit the ANZSOG webpageANZSOG webpage (https://www.anzsog.edu.au/).

Synopsis

Leading Public Sector Change examines the role of leadership in assisting communities and organisations to deal with change. Contending perspectives on the complex nexus between leadership and change are used to examine the styles of leaders, the dynamics of leader-follower relations, and their implications for stability and change in the public sector.

Outcomes

On successful completion of the unit, students will be able to:

  1. understand the institutional, contextual and interpersonal factors that shape the behaviour of political and public service leaders
  2. diagnose, instigate or adapt to policy and organisational change
  3. be able to discern, reflect upon and cope with the ethical dimensions of exercising leadership