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Understanding Organisations

Enrolment code: HGA236/336

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Is an analysis of the formal and informal structure of contemporary, large scale organisations. The unit includes a comparative examination of government agencies, public service organisations, businesses, churches, schools, hospitals, trade unions, political parties and recreational associations. It examines such issues as coordination and control, rational and natural systems, communications and information flows, patterns of leadership, organisational survival in turbulent environments, organisational cultures, the consequences of technological change and organisational design.

Staff Dr R White For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Sociology or equiv  
Mutual exclusions HSD238/338  
Assessment mode 3,000-word assignment (40%), final 2-hr exam (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Sociology
Public Policy
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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