ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT

MGT3OCD

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces you to the various concepts of Organisational Change and Development (OCD). Organisational change and development is concerned with the application of behavioural science knowledge and practice to help achieve greater organisational effectiveness. The focus of this subject is on enhancing the total organisational system within the content of the wider environment in order to enhance the organisation's capacity to achieve its goals. You will develop an understanding of the relevance of theories and principles that underlie the practice of organisational change and development in contemporary organisations.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MGT1FOM OR THS1LEM OR BUS1BUF OR BUS1BIB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsOrganisational change development and transformation, 6th EditionPrescribedWaddell, C., Creed, A., Cummings, T. & Worley, C. (2017)Cengage

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe the principles that underlie the practice of organisational change and development in contemporary organisations.

Activities:
Lectures and seminars, in-class activities, online activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

02. Apply the analytical skills to implement management processes and actions appropriate for local and global management environments.

Activities:
Lectures and seminars, in-class activities, group assignment and presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

03. Critically evaluate the relevance of theories and practices of organisational change in contemporary organisations.

Activities:
Lectures and seminars, in-class activities, case study analysis report.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

04. Define and describe the knowledge and skills needed in order to bring about socially responsible and sustainable change management practices in contemporary organisations.

Activities:
Lectures and seminars, in-class activities, online activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study analysis report (Individual)2500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report (3000 words) and presentation (15 mins)Groups of 4. Report will worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 200 words). Presentation is worth 10%30 01, 02, 03, 04
4 x in-class and/or online exercisesThere will be 4 in-class exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each.20 01, 02, 03, 04

Chisholm311(ChisholmInstitute), 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study analysis report (Individual)2500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report (3000 words) and presentation (15 mins)Groups of 4. Report will worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 200 words). Presentation is worth 10%30 01, 02, 03, 04
4 x in-class and/or online exercisesThere will be 4 in-class exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each.20 01, 02, 03, 04

Chisholm311(ChisholmInstitute), 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study analysis report (Individual)2500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report (3000 words) and presentation (15 mins)Groups of 4. Report will worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 200 words). Presentation is worth 10%30 01, 02, 03, 04
4 x in-class and/or online exercisesThere will be 4 in-class exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each.20 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study analysis report (Individual)2500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report (3000 words) and presentation (15 mins)Groups of 4. Report will worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 200 words). Presentation is worth 10%30 01, 02, 03, 04
4 x in-class and/or online exercisesThere will be 4 in-class exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each.20 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2019, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicola McNeil

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 46
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 46
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study analysis report (Individual)2500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report (3000 words) and presentation (15 mins)Groups of 4. Report will worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 200 words). Presentation is worth 10%30 01, 02, 03, 04
4 x in-class and/or online exercisesThere will be 4 in-class exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each.20 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2019, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study analysis report (Individual)2500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report (3000 words) and presentation (15 mins)Groups of 4. Report will worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 200 words). Presentation is worth 10%30 01, 02, 03, 04
4 x in-class and/or online exercisesThere will be 4 in-class exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each.20 01, 02, 03, 04