ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT

MGT3OCX

2020

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-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB, LBABM, LBABK, LDAB, LAAB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MGT3OCD

Equivalent subjects MGT3OCD

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsOrganisational Change & Development Learner ResourcePrescribedDidasko Digital, 2019Didasko Group
ReadingsOrganisation Development and ChangeRecommendedWaddell, C., Creed, A., Cummings, T. & Worley, CCengage

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Online discussion forums, exercises and case studies
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:
Online discussion forums, exercises and case studies
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:
Online discussion forums, exercises and case studies
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:
Online discussion forums, exercises and case studies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

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Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual case study analysis reportEquivalent to 2,500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report and presentation (15 mins)Report will be worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 250 words). Presentation is worth 10%. Equivalent to 1,000 words.30 01, 02, 03, 04
Four online exercisesThere will be 4 online exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each (total 1,000 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 26
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual case study analysis reportEquivalent to 2,500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report and presentation (15 mins)Report will be worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 250 words). Presentation is worth 10%. Equivalent to 1,000 words.30 01, 02, 03, 04
Four online exercisesThere will be 4 online exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each (total 1,000 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual case study analysis reportEquivalent to 2,500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report and presentation (15 mins)Report will be worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 250 words). Presentation is worth 10%. Equivalent to 1,000 words.30 01, 02, 03, 04
Four online exercisesThere will be 4 online exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each (total 1,000 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual case study analysis reportEquivalent to 2,500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report and presentation (15 mins)Report will be worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 250 words). Presentation is worth 10%. Equivalent to 1,000 words.30 01, 02, 03, 04
Four online exercisesThere will be 4 online exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each (total 1,000 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual case study analysis reportEquivalent to 2,500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report and presentation (15 mins)Report will be worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 250 words). Presentation is worth 10%. Equivalent to 1,000 words.30 01, 02, 03, 04
Four online exercisesThere will be 4 online exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each (total 1,000 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual case study analysis reportEquivalent to 2,500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report and presentation (15 mins)Report will be worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 250 words). Presentation is worth 10%. Equivalent to 1,000 words.30 01, 02, 03, 04
Four online exercisesThere will be 4 online exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each (total 1,000 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 50
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual case study analysis reportEquivalent to 2,500 words50 01, 02, 03, 04
Group report and presentation (15 mins)Report will be worth 20% and each student will be expected to write 750 words each. Each student is required to present for 3 mins (equivalent to 250 words). Presentation is worth 10%. Equivalent to 1,000 words.30 01, 02, 03, 04
Four online exercisesThere will be 4 online exercises worth 5% each and equivalent to 250 words each (total 1,000 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04