ORG60001, formerly HBO480 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online


  • One teaching period

Contact hours

  • 36 hours





Aims and objectives

This unit aims to provide a strong insight into and experience of leadership, followership and cross-functional and cross-cultural teams. It entails an understanding and experience of teamwork as the key to working with the complexity of contemporary business and enterprise in the 21st century, whether global or local.
After successfully completing this unit, students should be able to:

1. Demonstrate deep knowledge of the reciprocal interpersonal dynamics which involve self and others.
2. Demonstrate deep awareness of the responses triggered by the anxiety associated with complex and ‘wicked’ problems.
3. Apply problem solving to explain how groups function and how you and others influence that functioning in conscious and unconscious ways.
4. Reflect on and take responsibility for learning and self-management to improve your leadership capability.

Please note that unit codes have changed from 2014. Please ensure that you check the unit entry for the correct 2014 unit code.