Organisational Sustainability (WORK6033)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

Semester 1: 1 x 3hr seminar/tutorial per week, Semester 2: Intensive - 6 days 10-5pm

Assessment

class tests (30%), poster (30%), and exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

CLAW6028, ECOF6110

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