This is a third year unit in the Bachelor of Business with a specialisation in Management. This unit provides students with a framework for rethinking their organisational change and management experiences, and for gaining a critical appreciation of future change management practices that creates a pathway for organisational innovation. Students will understand how to lead and manage change.
|1.||Critique the nature, causes and dynamics of organisational change;|
|2.||Identify, critically review and distil key issues affecting change in organisations;|
|3.||Explain, evaluate and propose modifications to the theories, principles and concepts of change in organisations to better support innovative approaches to successful organisational change occurring in particular settings;|
|4.||Rationalise the causal change model and analyse and compare the effects of change;|
|5.||Present learnings/findings in individual and team based formats illustrating initiative and professionally-appropriate judgement with report writing skills;|
|6.||Develop persuasive communication skills to be able to direct change culture in contemporary organisations or community settings;|
|7.||Practice and develop key change generic skills of critical thinking, teamwork, communication and work in an environmentally responsible manner; and|
|8.||Reflect on behavioural complexities associated to organisational change.|
|Essay||Literature Essay (Individual) (week 4)||20%|
|Report||Organisational Change Report (Group) (week 10)||40%|
|Presentation||Change Practitioner Presentation (Group) (week 11)||20%|
|Journal||Learning Reflection Journal & Peer Evaluation (Individual) (week 12)||20%|
Organization Development & Change, 10th edition,
Cummings, T.G & Worley, C.G. (2015).
Cengage Learning, Stamford, USA.
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