Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two hours of lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment:
3 hours per week plus a minimum of 6 hours per week in self directed study
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Please note that this is a level-2 subject. Only those students who have completed the equivalent of one year of study are advised to enrol in this subject.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Susan Ainsworth, Dr Joeri Mol, Dr Nuzhat Lotia, Prof Bill Harley, Prof Cynthia Hardy, Prof Graham Sewell
This subject will provide an introduction to basic individual and group processes, as they affect people in organisations. Major theories and models in key areas of organisational behaviour will be examined; including group dynamics, motivation, stress, communication, conflict, power, strategy, structure and change management. Tutorials will emphasise the application of theories, through the use of exercises and case studies.
A 2-hour end of semester examination (50%), individual participation in team work (20%), and a group assignment due in week 9 where each student individually contributes up to 2000 words (30%).
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You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
In this subject you will have the opportunity to develop important generic skills:
Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Commerce |
Construction major |
Physical (Environmental Engineering) Systems major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
The Socially Responsible Firm |
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