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MGX5670 - Leadership

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Loretta Inglis


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Evening)
City (Melbourne) First semester 2008 (On-campus block of classes)
Gippsland Second semester 2008 (Off-campus)


A comprehensive examination of executive leadership in Australia and internationally. Individual, group and organisational issues, specifically in terms of current leadership models and paradigms, leadership research methods, gender, ethical, and strategic issues, and the relationships between leadership and performance, group dynamics, organisational culture, and learning organisations.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • define the purposes and scope of leadership theories and research outcomes, and identify their applications to real-life situations
  • describe and evaluate the principles and practices of management, their differences and similarities to leadership, and their relationship to leadership in an organizational setting
  • develop broad quantitative and qualitative research skills as tools to examine specific leadership styles and strategies in selected organizations
  • integrate the trends in and implications of leadership and management research in organizations, and apply these findings to the work environments as appropriate
  • critically analyse the development of leadership in relation to research outcomes and practical applications.
  • provide recommendations to assist organizations in their understanding of leadership and management principles and practices
  • obtain a comprehensive understanding of the multifaceted nature of leadership in Australia and internationally, and enhance leadership skills in the process.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Contact hours

3-hour class per week, block mode


Students must have completed 24 points at 9000-level.

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