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Unit description

Investigates the origins, development and governance of Aboriginal organisations to create safe and effective working environments within Aboriginal communities. Students will explore resistance, difference and knowing, to describe the eco-ethical roots of Indigenous cultures while examining concepts of social sustainability.

Unit content

Topic 1: Aboriginal Corporations Policy

Topic 2: Organisational Cultures

Topic 3: Governance

Topic 4: The Community and the Organisation

Topic 5: Sustainability at the Margins

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1summarise the different demands and constraints that influence Indigenous practice in work, administration and organisational behaviour Intellectual rigourCommunication and social skills
2critically analyse the differences between implicit cultural and community approaches and imposed administrative and business expectations in organisationsIntellectual rigourCommunication and social skills
3synthesise the differences in outcomes through co-design of solution spaces within cross-cultural business and organisational practice.Intellectual rigourCreativity

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

  1. summarise the different demands and constraints that influence Indigenous practice in work, administration and organisational behaviour
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  2. critically analyse the differences between implicit cultural and community approaches and imposed administrative and business expectations in organisations
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  3. synthesise the differences in outcomes through co-design of solution spaces within cross-cultural business and organisational practice.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity

Prescribed texts

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Teaching and assessment

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