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.
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
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||identify the history of work; fundamentals of management, organisational behaviour and Human Resource Management (HRM) in relation to the management of people||Knowledge of a discipline||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||Knowledge of a discipline||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||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||identify the role of managers and employees within organisations that are always changing||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||discuss the changing nature of work, changing roles for women in society and diverse workforces.||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
- Samson D & Daft R L, 2014, Management, 5th edn, Cengage Learning, South Melbourne. ISBN: 9780170259798.
- Samson D, Donnet T & Daft R L, 2018, Management, 6th edn (Asia Pacific Edition), Cengage Learning, South Melbourne. ISBN: 978-0-17-038841-2.