Year
2021
Units
4.5
Contact
1 x 2-hour lecture weekly
1 x 50-minute tutorial weekly
Topic description

This topic explains the roles and functions of managers; management and leadership styles; organisational structures; theories of organisational behaviour: perception, personality, communication, motivation; the formation and development of groups and teams; handling conflict and change.

Educational aims

This topic aims to introduce students to the core theories of organisational behaviour and management that underpin and influence contemporary Human Resource Management practices.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Explain the building blocks of organisational behaviour
  2. Apply organisational behaviour principles to business scenarios
  3. Understand the importance of organisational behaviour
  4. Identify strategies to enhance organisational behaviour
  5. Work effectively in a team and manage team dynamics in a professional manner