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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Anti-requisites

be admitted to: MNG01720 Organisational Behaviour OR MGMT5003 - Organisational Behaviour (Online)

Unit aim

This unit introduces students to work and worker behaviour; behaviour at work; group and organisational behaviour; links between behaviour and organisational restructure; tasks and job design; administrative hierarchy; job satisfaction and worker adjustment; stress and other factors related to the environment of work; values associated with work behaviour.  

Unit content

 Module 1: Organisations and the individual

  • Management and organisational behaviour: an overview
  • Linking attitudes to workplace behaviour
  • Personality and values: understanding individual worker differences
  • Perception and decision-making
  • Motivation in the workplace

Module 2: Interpersonal and group processes

  • Understanding and managing inter-group dynamics
  • Managing collaboration and conflict

Module 3: The organisational system

  • Organisational structure and design
  • Organisational culture and ethical behaviour
  • Managing organisational change and development.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 critically analyse the determinants of workplace behaviour
2 discuss how organisational effectiveness is influenced by diversity of the internal and external environment
3 apply problem solving and decision making techniques to the organisational context
4 describe the processes associated with effective communication, motivation, and managing people through collaboration and conflict in an organisational context
5 evaluate and discuss issues relevant to the study of organisational design, culture and change.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. critically analyse the determinants of workplace behaviour
  2. discuss how organisational effectiveness is influenced by diversity of the internal and external environment
  3. apply problem solving and decision making techniques to the organisational context
  4. describe the processes associated with effective communication, motivation, and managing people through collaboration and conflict in an organisational context
  5. evaluate and discuss issues relevant to the study of organisational design, culture and change.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.