The purpose of this module is to facilitate at challenging learning environment which will support the development of a critical understanding of organizational change le... [+]
The module sets out to identify and critically explore a range of current issues and challenges relevant to organizational change. Furthermore, it will introduce students to a variety of theories, concepts and models which may all be of use in specific contexts.
Learning outcomes Knowledge
Based on a foundation of academic theories, concepts and models, case studies and practitioner experience we aim to hone a mental capacity and a critical capability to explore and master a range of change enabling approaches which may all be appropriate in a given situation.
The module will include: - A clear link to leadership and followership; - Contemporary change leadership and management issues and concepts (e.g. ethics, trust and participation); - Change enabling organizational structures, cultures and processes; - Barriers and resistance to change/Change readiness; - Organizational power and politics
TimetableThe course is held over 3 gatherings of 2 days each. Dates to be annouced later. Lecturing hours, 08:30 - 16:00 hrs. each day.
Form of assessment Weight Duration Support Grades - 2500 word assignment (academic essay) Weight: 90% Grades: A - F - 500 word critical reflection* Weight: 10% Grades: Pass/Fail * Each individual student is to reflects on their own experience of the module as well as approach to organizational change. To be written in first person and drawing upon relevant literature.
Required task(s) which must be passed:
We recommend the students to attend a minimum of 75% of taught classes (Lectures/tutorials/seminars). We will also recommend the students to come prepared (having read identified readings – journal articles etc.) and that the students must contribute to presentations, seminars, group work etc.
Please note that if only Norwegian speaking students, the course will be held in Norwegian.. [-]