Course Title: Workshop - Negotiating Entry to the Field Site

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Workshop - Negotiating Entry to the Field Site

Credit Points: 4.00

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Course Coordinator: A/Prof John Newton

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3239

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Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Advanced understanding of Action Research using system psychodynamics concepts - BUSM 2249

Course Description

Students put the research proposal developed in BUSM2249 into action, learning through experience the challenges of gaining participation within organisational settings

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

See below

On completing this course you will be able to:
• Commence the implementation of a negotiated research proposal in an organisational setting
• use systems theory to identify and negotiate boundaries relevant to the success of a collaborative research project
• use data generated in managing boundary negotiations in interpreting system dynamics

Overview of Learning Activities

Peer review and supervised reflection on field experience of negotiating entry to an organisational setting

Overview of Learning Resources

All resources are available on RMIT’s Blackboard

Overview of Assessment

Active participation