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MGX9600 - Managing people and organisations

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Ms Mary Anderson


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Evening)
Gippsland First semester 2008 (Off-campus)


Individual behaviour in the organisation, including topics such as personality, perception, values and attitudes, socialisation and motivation. Group behaviour, including topics such as group structure and properties, group and team development, and leadership. Organisational analysis, including structure, design and culture. Organisational processes, including ethics and social responsibility, decision making, power and influence, stress and conflict management.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • define the purpose and the range of activities associated with the effective management of people in organisations
  • evaluate the importance of the individual, the team and the organisation's contribution to the effective performance of work
  • analyse the relationship between the development of theory, behaviour in organisations and management practice
  • assess the role of ethics and social responsibility in determining the culture of an organisation in the overall conduct of its business
  • critically analyse and apply current management theory and research to current organisational issues.


On campus: Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%,
OCL: Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact hours

3-hour class per week, block mode


MBA9008, MGG9370

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