MANAGING PEOPLE AND CULTURE

BUO5MGT

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will analyse different philosophical perspectives and approaches to organisational design, culture and managing people. You will be encouraged to critically evaluate current thinking on organisational design and change approaches. Through application of different philosophical perspectives to practical case studies, you will be encouraged to understand and manage the opportunities and constraints in designing innovative, flexible, and adaptive organisations. You will assess and apply people management theories and practices to optimise changes in organisational design and culture.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorN/A

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in LMMBAO, LMMBA or LMMBAA to do this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUA5MGT

Equivalent subjectsBUA5MGT

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Management and Organisational Theory

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorMiles, JA.

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJossey-Bass

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Philosophies of Organisational Change

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorSmith, A., and Graetz, F.

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherEdward Elgar

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse specific organisational problems and develop practical and evidence-based approaches for resolving those problems using a variety of philosophical perspectives to organisational design, culture and managing people.
02. Evaluate the appropriateness of different organisational change frameworks to address organisational issues.
03. Instigate and apply organisational design, culture and change theories and practices that foster an innovative, flexible and adaptive organisation.
04. Assess people management theories, concepts and practices to optimise changes in organisational design and culture.

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On-Line, 2020, Online study period 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Afshari

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 2 - 8
Three 1.00 h lecture per week from week 2 to week 8 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Individual Assignment (2500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Group Case Study (equivalent to 750 words per student)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Afshari

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 28 - 34
Three 1.00 h lecture per week from week 28 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Individual Assignment (2500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Group Case Study (equivalent to 750 words per student)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4