0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
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Students must be enrolled in Executive Master of Public Administration (A6014) to undertake this unit.
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.
On successful completion of the unit, students will be able to:
- understand the institutional, contextual and interpersonal factors that shape the behaviour of political and public service leaders
- diagnose, instigate or adapt to policy and organisational change
- be able to discern, reflect upon and cope with the ethical dimensions of exercising leadership