Communication and Organisational Practices
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Undergraduate Level 2
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- Domestic student fee:
- $1,178.00 (AUD)
- HECS student fee:
- $1,178.00 (AUD)
- International student fee:
- $1,403.00 (AUD)
Organisation communication theories and organisational culture, implications of diversity for communication (eg. gender, age, culture, disability, spirituality), negotiation and conflict resolution from a communication perspective (strategies, perception, emotion, ethics, relationships, culture), managing emotions in organisational communication (eg. grief, loss, problem solving, decision making, conflict, responding to change, managing personal emotions), communication for practical contexts.
Mandatory conditional prerequisites
You must either have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit, or currently be enrolled in the following unit(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following unit(s) to study prior to this unit:
One of the following two units:
- IBA111 — Management Concepts (Introduction to Management)
- MAN11 — Introduction to Management
Please note that your enrolment in this unit is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite unit(s). If you study the prerequisite unit(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this unit, your result for the prerequisite unit(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite unit(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this unit. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite unit(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this unit to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite unit(s).
If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.
- Case Study — 1000 words (15%)
- Invigilated Exam — 2.5 hours (40%)
- Report — 2500 words (45%)
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
- discuss strategies for the effective management of organisational communication
- explore the implications of diversity in the context of communication theory and practice
- analyse and utilise negotiation strategies, including conflict resolution
- apply communication knowledge to common practical contexts in organisations
- identify and manage emotions in organisational communication.
This unit addresses the following topics.
|1||Diversity in communication - culture, disability, age, gender, spirituality|
|4||Managing emotions in organisational communication|
This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:
- Chat rooms
- Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Web links
Print based materials
- Study Guide
- Welcome Letter
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a unit.
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This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
- Diploma of Public Relations, Griffith University
- Bachelor of Accounting, University of South Australia
This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:
- Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
- In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Unibooks textbook list.
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