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Unit of Study

Leadership in Organisations
UoS Code WORK2222
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1
Prerequisites 40 credit points worth of units of study
Assumed Knowledge WORK2201 or WORK2218
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 2 hour lecture and 1x 1 hour tutorial hour per week
Assessment group assessment (30%), reflective essays (30%), final exam (40%)
Description Leadership is increasingly seen to be a key factor affecting the performance of contemporary organisations and is an important area of study in the fields of management and organisational behaviour. While leadership principles are often associated with the work of senior management, they also have potential application to all members of organisations. This unit explores conventional and alternative perspectives on leadership and also examines the practice of leadership in diverse organisational contexts. Practitioner perspectives, experiences and case studies of business leaders are also presented. The unit builds on foundational units of study in Management, IR and HRM and International Business.