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BX3174 - Management and Leadership

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject explores theory and practices, issues, emerging challenges and implications, and thinking of leadership and management in organisations in an increasingly dynamic and dispersed world with application to indigenous perspectives in the tropical and global world. The subject establishes a critical framework to study leadership and management in context in a range of contemporary organisational forms. A focus of the subject is for the student to critically examine self and others involved in the leadership and management context and to critically reflect on the impact this has upon individuals, teams and managers and organisational design. A central aim is to provide a framework for the analysis of leadership and management of contemporary organisations by engaging students in discussion and analysis of contemporary organisations.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate a critical ability to relate leadership theory and practice to contemporary organisational management processes in an increasingly dynamic and dispersed world;
  • reflect upon own leadership style and approach;
  • apply critical strategic thinking skills at the organisational level, to foster organisational dialogue and to lead and manage processes and people in organisations within a context sensitive environment;
  • appraise new models of leadership and management as a way of considering structural options for organisations, such as networked and 'virtual' organisations;
  • demonstrate leadership skills within a small team environment and independently.
Prerequisites: 18 CP OF LEVEL 1 BU OR BX SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BX3074 BU2008 MG3774

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Murray Prideaux.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: essays (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Murray Prideaux.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: essays (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux
Lecturers: Miss Lauren Linnenlucke, Mr James How.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: essays (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux
Lecturers: Dr Adrian Bradshaw, Mr Paul Fitzpatrick.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: essays (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux
Lecturers: Mr Ian Kirkwood, Mrs Melody Stewart.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: essays (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux
Lecturer: Mrs Melody Stewart.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: essays (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux
Lecturers: Mrs Melody Stewart, Ms Julija Ovnic, Mr Max Boudan.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: essays (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.