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MGF3621

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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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
OfferedBerwick First semester 2015 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Ross Donohue (Caulfield); Ms Anne Smith (Berwick)

Synopsis

Theory of organisation change and development, OD and metaphor, the client-consultant relationship, diagnosis, interventions, organisational learning, resistance to change, managing resistance to change, evaluation and institutionalisation of change, transformation and cultural change, future directions, revision.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. identify strategies and actions for planned organisational change
  2. critically evaluate different frameworks and philosophies for change management in organisations
  3. integrate and synthesise previous knowledge of organisational change processes
  4. analyse change processes that exist at an individual level, group level and across the organisation as a whole
  5. examine management practices which directly influence the success or otherwise of implementing a planned change process.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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