On completion of this unit students should have an understanding of: the nature of managerial work in organisations; theories of
management and their historical development; contemporary issues and practices relating to managing people and organisation`s;
key factors in the organisation`s environment that impact on how managers and the organisations work.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- Define management and summarise the evolution of management ideas on how managers may influence, people, organisations
and their contexts to achieve organisational goals
- Identify and discuss contextual factors in the organisations environment that impact of how people, managers and organisations
- Identify factors that influence individual and group behaviour in organisational settings and illustrate how managers can make
use of these factors
- Describe how decision-making, planning, leading, organising and controlling can be managed in organisations
examine the impact on individuals and organisations of contemporary issues in management including, stakeholder interests,
ethics and social responsibility.