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Unit description

This unit develops an understanding of factors affecting labour supply and demand in a local and global context. More specifically, the factors affecting the current labour markets conditions such as globalisation, an aging population, skill shortages and the changing nature of work are discussed.

Unit content

Topic 1: The evolution of management
Topic 2: The environment of management
Topic 3: Managing change
Topic 4: Human resource management
Topic 5: Individual behaviour in organisations
Topic 6: Leading in organisations
Topic 7: Motivating employees
Topic 8: Communication in organisations
Topic 9: Teamwork in organisations
Topic 10: Sustainable operations, managing the value chain, IT and e-business

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
1identify the history of work; fundamentals of management, organisational behaviour and Human Resource Management (HRM) in relation to the management of peopleKnowledge of a disciplineCommunication and social skills
2discuss the impact of globalisation trends and its effect upon labour capital including current skill shortages and the global competition for highly skilled labourKnowledge of a disciplineCommunication and social skills
3identify the impact of individual, organisational, and societal factors affecting working such as multi-generational workforces and an aging populationKnowledge of a disciplineCommunication and social skills
4identify the role of managers and employees within organisations that are always changingKnowledge of a disciplineCommunication and social skills
5discuss the changing nature of work, changing roles for women in society and diverse workforces.Knowledge of a disciplineCommunication and social skills

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

  1. identify the history of work; fundamentals of management, organisational behaviour and Human Resource Management (HRM) in relation to the management of people
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  2. discuss the impact of globalisation trends and its effect upon labour capital including current skill shortages and the global competition for highly skilled labour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  3. identify the impact of individual, organisational, and societal factors affecting working such as multi-generational workforces and an aging population
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  4. identify the role of managers and employees within organisations that are always changing
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  5. discuss the changing nature of work, changing roles for women in society and diverse workforces.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Prescribed texts

  • Samson, D, Donnet, T & Daft, RL, 2018, Management, 6th edn (Asia Pacific Edition), Cengage Learning, South Melbourne. ISBN: 978-0-17-038841-2.

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Discussion board20%
Essay40%
Exam: closed book40%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Discussion board20%
Essay40%
Exam: closed book40%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Discussion board20%
Essay40%
Exam: closed book40%

Teaching method
Workshop on-site
Assessment
Discussion board20%
Essay40%
Exam: closed book40%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Discussion board20%
Essay40%
Exam: closed book40%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Discussion board20%
Essay40%
Exam: closed book40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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International

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