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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Components and management of performance
    • Globalisation and the implications for the competitive organisation
    • Measuring services and processes
    • Selecting measures for tools informed by strategy
    • Using scorecards to measure strategic performance
    • Corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and systems as drivers of strategic performance improvement and change
    • Cultural and human capital challenges in measuring, managing and implementing strategic change
    • Implications of a resource based view of the firm for strategic performance measurement and management
    • Resource based stewardship and sustainability - implications for the integration of strategy, measurement and change
  • Study resources
    • Print Materials
      • Welcome letter
    • Online Materials
      • Printable format materials

Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse the relevance of the resource based view of the firm to strategic performance measurement
  2. Apply advanced knowledge of and critically analyse measurement theories and techniques as they apply to measuring tangible and intangible aspects of organisational strategic performance
  3. Apply advanced  knowledge of performance measures using tools including the  balanced scorecard, sustainability scorecard, strategy maps and triple bottom line methodologies incorporating sustainability agendas
  4. Critically analyse and evaluate opportunities for using strategic performance measurement and management methodologies to support sustainable business practice
  5. Work collaboratively to identify the benefits and challenges of implementing a balanced scorecard to a case study organisation.
  • Assignment 1 - Report — Individual (30-40%) (0%)
  • Assignment 2 - Case Study — Individual & Group (30-50%) (0%)
  • Assignment 3 - Online Discussion — Individual (20-30%) (0%)

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 subject

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • SWI-LMC602

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject aims to investigate the nature and importance of strategic performance measurement and management in an environment subject to volatility and constant change. By focusing on strategic performance measurement concepts and techniques, students will explore and apply a variety of strategic performance measurement tools. The subject also explores specific challenges faced by managers in both measuring and managing strategic performance at an organisational and individual performance level, including challenges associated with resource stewardship and business sustainability.

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