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Unit of Study

Organisational Change and Development
UoS Code WORK6026
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1
Prerequisites None
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Lectures 1x 3 hour seminar/tutorial per week
Assessment assignment 1 (35%), assignment 2 (15%), presentation (10%), final exam (40%)
Description This unit seeks to develop diagnostic and prescriptive skills in relation to the management of organisational change while also encouraging the adoption of a critical perspective of the field. Part 1 (Organisational Change and the Nature of Organisations) introduces the fields of organisational change, explains its relevance to organisation performance and strategy and examines key change management models. Part 2 (Diagnosis and Intervention) examines the utility of key organisational change models and techniques and identifies factors that may impact on the effectiveness of the change management process. Part 3 (Key Areas of Intervention) analyses the application of organisational change practices and initiatives to a number of specific organisational issues.