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2015 Unit of Study

The session(s) below are for 2015. For Summer School 2015 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2016).

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Managing Organisational Sustainability
UoS Code WORK2219
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2
Prerequisites 40 credit points worth of units of study
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 2 hour lecture and 1x 1 hour tutorial hour per week
Assessment individual reflection (15%), individual essay (25%), poster (25%), exam (25%), and tutorial attendance and participation (10%)
Description Managing organisational sustainability is critical to for effective, contemporary managers. This unit focuses on how to conceptualise and to practice sustainability in its broadest sense. Topics covered include the ethical aspects of management and organisational practice, corporate social responsibility, governance models in organisations and managing in diverse environments. Students will be encouraged to enhance their understanding of the roles and responsibilities of management and the impact of organisations on stakeholders including staff, government and community.