Short Title:Leadership and Organisational Change in Social Care
Full Title:Leadership and Organisational Change in Social Care
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:LEAD H4001
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Humanities
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Helena Doody
Module Author:Gillian Larkin
Module Description:The aim of this module is to develop student’s awareness of leadership issues in social care, relating specifically to organisational & team cultures, organisational change and the effects of power and politics. As leadership and organisational change in social care is an ongoing and dynamic subject the syllabus content will be expanded or modified, as the case may be, to reflect developments as set out in this module. In order to progress, all components of module assessment must be passed by students – failure to successfully to complete any component will require repeat assessment/exam.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Classify the different approaches to leadership in a social care setting
LO2 Critically analyse approaches to change management and their application to social care
LO3 Evaluate the impact of organisational culture on a leader’s ability to manage change
LO4 Analyse the effects of power, politics and conflict on change management
LO5 Appraise how leaders can be developed in a social care environment
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Essay or problem based learning exercise in which the students will apply relevant knowledge to a case study. 2,3,4 40.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam Students will be examined in a range of areas 1,2,3,4,5 60.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Time No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Burnes, B., Managing Change, 7 Ed., Pearson UK [ISBN: 9781292156040]
  • Cummings, T. & Worley, C. 2014, Organization Development and Change, 10 Ed., Cengage Learning UK [ISBN: 9781133190455]
  • Hughes, M. 2010, Managing Change, 2 Ed., McGraw-Hill Education [ISBN: 9781843982418]
  • Northouse, P. G. 2015, Leadership Theory and Practice, 7 Ed., Sage London [ISBN: 978148331753]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Barr, J. & Dowding, L. 2015, Leadership in Health Care, 3 Ed., Sage Publications Limited [ISBN: 9781473904569]
  • Bremer, M. 2012, Organizational Culture Change, Kitter Group Netherlands [ISBN: 9789081982511]
  • Garavan,t. N., Hogan, C. & Cahir-O'Donnell, A. 2009, Developing Managers and Leaders, Gill & MacMillan Dublin [ISBN: 9780717140350]
  • Goldsmith, M. & Lyons, L. S. 2005, Coaching for Leadership, Pfeiffer [ISBN: 0787977632]
  • Hodges, J. 2016, Managing and Leading People Through Organizational Change, Kogan Page [ISBN: 9780749474195]
  • Kotter, J. P. 1996, Leading Change, Harvard Business Press [ISBN: 9781422186435]
  • Kotter, J. P. & Cohen, D. S. 2012, The Heart of Change, Harvard Business Press [ISBN: 9781422187333]
  • Kotter, J. P. & Rathgeber, H. 2016, Our Iceberg is Melting, Portfolio Trade [ISBN: 9780399563911]
  • Martin, V. 2003, Leading Change in Health and Social Care, Psychology Press [ISBN: 0415305462]
  • Seden, J. & Reynolds, J. 2003, Managing Care in Practice, Psychology Press UK [ISBN: 0415298652]
  • Senior, B. & Swailes, S. 2015, Organizational Change, 4 Ed., Pearson UK [ISBN: 9781292063836]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HSASC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Applied Social Care 7 Mandatory