This unit aims to develop knowledge and skills in change management and organisational development suited to HR practitioners, middle or senior management and those involved in internal or external organisational consulting. There is an emphasis on practical skills and ethical practice supported by research.
Mapping the terrain of organisational change and development
The nature of change
Models of organisational change
Recognising and diagnosing the need for change
Managing personal transitions
Politics, power and leadership
Communicating change and motivating others
The learning connection
Strategies for change
Evaluating and sustaining change
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
GA1: Intellectual rigour,
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:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||synthesise theories and models of organisational behaviour, organisational change and development and their critiques||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|2||critique the range of change interventions in relation to their appropriateness to a range of research and evaluate critically the impact organisational change interventions at all levels of an organisation||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||analyse organisational scenarios and critically discuss their effects on individuals, work groups and organisations.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
- Hayes, J, 2014, The Theory and Practice of Change, 4th edn, Palgrave Macmillian. ISBN: 9781137275349.
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