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Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port MoresbyN/A

Unit description

Aims to develop an understanding of concepts, theory and worldview of culture. This is achieved by focusing specifically on developing students’ understanding of group, interpersonal, national, and international culture. This unit also examines the role of culture during organisational change.

Unit content

Module 1: Organisational culture and change implementation

Module 2: Social influence and the power of the situation: the force behind culture and change

Module 3: Organisational culture and performance

Module 4: National culture

Module 5: Cultural analysis

Module 6: Leading cultural change

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1understand and be able to articulate the importance of organisational culture, power of the situation, and change for organisational performance
2understand national culture and its influence on organisational culture, change, and performance
3perform and interpret organisation cultural analyses
4understand the basics of leadership for organisation cultural change.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. understand and be able to articulate the importance of organisational culture, power of the situation, and change for organisational performance
  2. understand national culture and its influence on organisational culture, change, and performance
  3. perform and interpret organisation cultural analyses
  4. understand the basics of leadership for organisation cultural change.

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Video20%
Report: Case Analysis40%
Report: Cultural analysis and change implementation plan40%
Notice

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Fee information

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