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Managing People and Organisations

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Module Convenor:  Ken Kamoche

Module Content:
Classic management topics and critical reflections on management knowledge: I. People in organisations – theories of motivation and of team development, and their contemporary relevance; II. Organisational processes – theories and models for managing organisational culture, strategic change, across cultures and diversity, and learning and leadership; and, III. Critical perspectives on management knowledge – from disciplinary knowledge to the meaning of work, comparative management and its prospects, and from application of classic theory to emerging dialogues in a global age.

Module Aims:
To introduce key concepts in managing organisations; to investigate how organisations adapt to their environments; to facilitate a critical understanding of the core issues in contemporary organisations; to provide a framework for understanding the systems and management role in organisations, and a guide for exploring management issues in a global context; and to develop the ability to diagnose and solve organisational problems.

Module Assessment:
Individual Coursework (3,000 word essay) (80%); Group Presentation (20%)


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