Highlight how an organisation can be flexible in the face of external pressure. Probe organisational boundaries, forms and structures. Weigh up networking’s strategic value. Grasp how conflict, power and politics can demand an organisational response.
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This subject aims to help students critique organisational design through conceptualising organisations as dynamic entities that respond to shifting stakeholder pressures. Students will critique organisational boundaries, forms and structures, collaborative practice, decision-making processes, complex adaptive systems, innovation models and communication systems to promote organisational agility in complex and fast moving environments. This subject raises contemporary issues such as organisational responses to sustainability challenges, building collaborative capability, conflict, power and politics and the strategic value of networking.