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WORK6026: Organisational Change and Development

2024 unit information

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.

Unit details and rules

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Work and Organisational Studies

Code WORK6026
Academic unit Work and Organisational Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Describe and analyse the foundations and principles of organisational development (OD) and the dynamics of organisational change
  • LO2. Describe and analyse the organisational development concepts, practices and interventions and apply them to case studies, problems and questions in contemporary organisations
  • LO3. Critically evaluate organisational, team and individual diagnostic tools, and their potential to identify issues or gaps in organisational, team and individual performance
  • LO4. Critically evaluate team and organisational interventions and their potential for changing team and organisational performance
  • LO5. Develop skills and understanding of change initatives and the capacity to recommend appropriate organisational development interventions.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal evening Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal evening Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal evening Remote

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