2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Offered||Semester 2 and Semester 1b - 2nd half|
|Additional Information||Core unit for the MHRM&IR|
|Lectures||Semester 1: Intensive - 6 days 10-5pm, Semester 2: 1 x 3hr seminar/tutorial per week|
|Assessment||Essays (30%), case studies (30%) and exam (40%)|
|Description||Organisational sustainability is a critical part of contemporary managerial practice, focusing on organisations\\\' economical, social and environmental impact. This unit of study critically evaluates the intentions, practices and outcomes of organisational sustainability initiatives. By applying relevant theoretical frameworks, students will be encouraged to enhance their understanding of the role and responsibilities of management, the impact of organisations on employees, and the wider societal and environmental implications of contemporary organisational trends. With an emphasis on the human dimensions of organisational actions, this unit builds on foundational units of study in Management, Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management.|