Behaviour in Organisations
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Unit Code: HRM60016
Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week
About this unit
This unit introduces students to the fundamentals of management and organisational behaviour in the context of today’s global business environment. It examines the major theories and models in areas of communication, group dynamics, individual behaviour and motivation, decision-making, leadership, power and politics, change and resistance, and ethics and social responsibility. It places particular emphasis on the application of theory to dilemmas and issues likely to confront managers today and in the future.
- Models in areas of communication, group dynamics, individual and group behaviour and motivation, decision making, leadership, power and politics, change and resistance, and ethics and social responsibility
- Introduction to organisational behaviour approaches including critical management thinking, paradigms and theories
- Applications of organisational behaviour theories to dilemmas and issues likely to confront managers today and in the future
- The politics and ethics of managerial and employee behaviour in organisations
- Organisational problems and issues relevant to organisations operating in a global and diverse workplace
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