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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Belinda Allen


This unit examines the process of organisation change within the theoretical frameworks of organisation culture, power and leadership. It examines the major schools of thought concerning the management of change, and analyses change processes used in organisations.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. discuss the major conceptual models underlying the OD change process and the role of the OD practitioner and his/her relationship with the client system
  2. critically assess the strengths and weaknesses of diagnostic techniques and its importance for the success of the planned change program
  3. discuss the main features of different interventions for the individual, work, group and organisational levels
  4. explain current trends in OD and speculate on how OD is likely to change in the near future
  5. demonstrate skills to analyse case studies of change situations.


Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Belinda Allen

Contact hours

3 hours per week




MGF3621, MGW3130