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MGX9970 - Organisational and business dynamics

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Tim Haslett


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2007 (On-campus)


This unit explores the systemic and interrelated nature of the modern organisation and its environment. It provides a strongly based theoretical framework for the understanding of these relationships and a set of skills and tools for their analysis. It provides practical experience in developing an understanding of internally developed dynamics and experience in the use of micro-world simulations for an understanding of dynamics of the external and policy-making environment. Finally, it provides an understanding of two powerful systems technologies for analysis and change in organisations.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual assignment (3000 words): 30%
Group presentation and (1000 word paper): 30% Individual assignment (4000 words): 40%.

Contact hours

3 hours class contact