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.
Topic 1: Why organisations change: turbulent times, innovation and the changing workplace
Topic 2: Diagnosis for change
Topic 3: Planning and preparing the change
Topic 4: People and culture
Topic 5: Implementing change
Topic 6: Sustaining the 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
|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|
Study Period 1
- Hayes, J, 2014, The Theory and Practice of Change, 4th Australasian edn, Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 9781137275349.
Study Period 4
- Hayes, J, 2018, The Theory and Practice of Change, 5th edn, Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 9781352001235.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning|
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