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BX3174 - Management and Leadership

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

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 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux
Lecturer: Mr Gerard Byrne.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux, Mr Dwight Lemke
Lecturer: Mr Gerard Byrne.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Murray Prideaux, Mr Dwight Lemke.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux
Lecturer: Dr Adrian Bradshaw.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: Mr Dwight Lemke
Lecturer: Dr Adrian Bradshaw.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 17-Apr-2014
Coordinator: Dr Murray Prideaux
Lecturer: Mr Patrick Goh.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Mr Dwight Lemke
Lecturer: Mrs Melody Stewart.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); collaborative experiential learning activity (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Mr Dwight Lemke
Lecturer: Ms Eszter Kiss.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (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.