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    Consideration of seminal and contemporary literature in strategic management, change and innovation across a range of subject areas in order to develop an appreciation for key questions that lie ahead for research and practice.

    About this paper

    Paper title Strategic Change and Innovation
    Subject Management
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
    1st Non standard period (16 September 2024 - 13 December 2024) (Distance learning)
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    BCom(Hons), PGDipCom, MSusBus, MCom
    The N1 distance occurrence of this paper is only available to students enrolled in the MSusBus programme.

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    Teaching staff

    Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Annie Zhang


    Teaching Arrangements

    The Distance Learning offering of this paper is a combination of remote and in-person teaching.

    This paper is taught via lectures, small group discussions and readings, case analysis and interaction with outside organisations.

    Textbooks are not required for this paper.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will:

    • Develop an appreciation for the range of choices, actions and processes that collectively constitute an organisation's strategy
    • Develop and apply critical and strategic thinking to decision making, taking into account competing perspectives and discipline areas
    • Develop an understanding of the concept of competitive advantage and its sources
    • Improve written and verbal communication skills to present coherent and persuasive analyses of academic readings and case studies


    Semester 1

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 15-22

    1st Non standard period (16 September 2024 - 13 December 2024)

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
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