Advanced Management Research

Subject 325-410 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

February, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 36 hours of seminars (intensive)
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None

325-407 Advanced Management Theory, 325-408 Management Research Essay.

Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Prof Bill Harley
Subject Overview:

This subject will provide students with the theoretical knowledge and practical 'know-how' that will enable them to undertake an advanced management research project (325-408 Management Research Essay). Subject matter will include: the nature of the management research process; an introduction to the epistemology of management research; how to produce a literature review; how to design a research project; and, how to undertake quantitative and qualitative management research.

Objectives: .

A 3-hour examination (60%) and assignment(s) totalling not more than 4000 words (40%).

Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • High level of development: oral communication; written communication; problem solving; application of theory to practice; interpretation and analysis; critical thinking; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information; accessing data and other information from a range of sources; receptiveness to alternative ideas.

  • Moderate level of development: collaborative learning; team work; statistical reasoning.


This subject will be taught in intensive mode: two or three full days of seminars in the week before semester one begins, one three-hour seminar each week for the next five weeks of semester, and possibly another full day seminar in the fourth week of semester. Please contact the department early in the academic year to confirm the teaching dates and times.

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