ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE IN HEALTH SETTINGS

PHE6OCH

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Credit points: 30

Subject outline

The aim of this subject is to assist participants to develop an understanding of the literature and practice related to initiating and managing change, particularly within health service organisations, with a view to establishing a strong conceptual basis for their doctoral research, and at the same time, enhancing their competence as professionals who engage in organisational change. Topics include: nature of change processes, responses to change, transition processes, implementing and managing change, large scale change, directive versus coercive approaches, and case studies.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSandra Leggat

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsStudents will access recent academic journals and other references will be provided in classPrescribedN/AN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically evaluate current management practice and the research evidence relating to organisational change.

Activities:
Seminars, written assignments

02. Develop an improved understanding of your own personal models and metaphors of organisational change.

Activities:
Seminars

03. Critically appraise and synthesise current research designs and methods in the field of organisational change.

Activities:
Seminars, readings, written assignments

04. Reconcile your own professional activities in engaging with organisational change in real situations, and the literature and evidence on organisational change.

Activities:
Seminars, readings, written assignments

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