Gold CoastSession 2Session 2
OnlineSession 2Session 2
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port MoresbyN/ASession 2

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

Topic 1: Managing organisational change for sustainability

Topic 2: Challenges and opportunities for organisational behaviour

Topic 3: The impact of culture in the workplace

Topic 4: Global talent management

Topic 5: The importance of cultural intelligence in the workplace

Topic 6: Using culture as a source of competitive advantage

Topic 7: Embeddedness and implications for implementing change

Topic 8: Benefits of an engaged workforce

Topic 9: Stimulating innovation in the workplace

Topic 10: The role of expats in implementing change in the workplace

Topic 11: Diversity management and implications for implementing 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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

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


Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Exam: closed book40%

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby

Teaching method
Workshop on-site
Exam: closed book40%

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Fee information


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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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