School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Building Organisational Capacity in Health CareWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400846.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
400778 - Leadership and the Development of Organisational Capacity in Health Care

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

About this Unit
The concept, form and structure of health care organisations are explored. Organisational theory is used to analyse contemporary health care structures. Factors which influence organisational design, function and effectiveness are discussed including: organisational behaviour, strategy, culture, power and politics, technology, sustainability and effectiveness. A major focus is planning for strategic organisational development to meet the challenges of rapid change and the need for performance improvements in patient care delivery. Concepts related to the strategic development of workforce capacity in the health care arena considered through the application of theories including the learning organisation. Leadership is examined with emphasis on change management.

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