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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Paul Kalfadellis (Semester 1); Dr Ross Donohue (Semester 2)


Theory of organisation change and development, OD and metaphor, the client-consultant relationship, diagnosis, interventions, organisational learning, resistance to change, managing resistance to change, evaluation and institutionalisation of change, transformation and cultural change, future directions, revision.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • identify strategies and actions for planned organisational change
  • critically evaluate different frameworks and philosophies for change management in organisations
  • integrate and synthesise previous knowledge of organisational change processes
  • analyse change processes that exist at an individual level, group level and across the organisation as a whole
  • examine management practices which directly influence the success or otherwise of implementing a planned change process.


Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Ross Donohue

Contact hours

3 hours per week




MGC3130, MGW3130