ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE IN HEALTH SETTINGS

PHE6OCH

2014

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.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2014, Semester 1, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Leggat

Class requirements

Lecture
One 3.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"Approximately three hours per week plus independent work as negotiated. In addition, participants will undertake an action learning/action research project within an organisation (usually their own organisation) which involves organisational change"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
20-minute verbal presentation20
One 3-hour learning session facilitation, equivalent to 1,000 words30
One 7,000-word report50