Managing Organisational Learning

Subject MGMT30007 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week
Total Time Commitment: Not available

MGMT20001 Organisational Behaviour



Recommended Background Knowledge:

Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.

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Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

This subject examines some of the key issues concerning organisational learning and their implications for managing the learning organisation. For example, students will explore whether organisational learning is primarily an individual or collective phenomenon and analyse the management processes involved in transforming individual learning into collective behaviour. They will investigate the characteristics and benefits of the learning organisation, and critique some of the reasons that are put forward to justify it. They will study different theories of learning, which may include those that view learning as organisation-wide information processing capabilities, as well as interpretive work that sees organisational learning as a cultural process of meaning creation.


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A 2-hour examination (50%) and assignment(s) totalling not more than 5000 words (50%).

Prescribed Texts:

You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.

Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

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Generic Skills:
  • High level of development: interpretation and analysis; critical thinking; evaluation of data and other information; use of computer software; receptiveness to alternative ideas.

  • Moderate level of development: oral communication; written communication; collaborative learning; problem solving; team work; application of theory to practice; synthesis of data and other information; accessing data and other information from a range of sources.

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