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Unit of Study MNG10719 - Organisational Behaviour: Power and the Human Resource Management Activist (2015)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an understanding about the relationships between organisation, management, employees and HR; especially with regards to the lack of evidence based HR
2 identify the selected individual, group and organisational factors affecting organisational performance and the role of HR. Discuss the theory behind power and influence, negotiation and mediation, and the overall impact upon organisational politics and the role of HR
3 demonstrate an understanding about the factors that affect change management, and conflict management and the role of HR
4 analyse the principles and concepts of organisational behaviour and the role of the human resource manager in fostering positive organisational behaviour.

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding about the relationships between organisation, management, employees and HR; especially with regards to the lack of evidence based HR
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. identify the selected individual, group and organisational factors affecting organisational performance and the role of HR. Discuss the theory behind power and influence, negotiation and mediation, and the overall impact upon organisational politics and the role of HR
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. demonstrate an understanding about the factors that affect change management, and conflict management and the role of HR
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. analyse the principles and concepts of organisational behaviour and the role of the human resource manager in fostering positive organisational behaviour.
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.