Organisations need to respond to changes in the external environment to maintain their currency and to meet the needs of their customers and stakeholders. In this unit, you will focus on understanding the range of design choices available to organisations given the key contingency factors of environment, size, technology and work systems, and business strategy. The unit will enhance your ability to analyse these contingency factors, develop a range of structural options and recommend practical innovation systems for organisations using a range of tools and perspectives, including design thinking and disruptive innovation that assists in the creation of new markets and value networks. The unit will improve your capability in analysing and synthesising information to develop innovative solutions that improve business or organisational performance. You will also consider the factors that can affect new systems and processes including the organisational and human resources and the stakeholder support required for successful implementation.
|Unit Level||Not Applicable|
|Student Contribution Band||3|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.125|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
Only students enrolled in CL20 Master of Business Administration will be permitted to enrol in this unit.
|Class Timetable||View Unit Timetable|
|Residential School||No Residential School|
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