ORBE06003 2016 Organisational Behaviour 1
The subject aims to introduce students to the key theories, concepts and ideas underpinning individual behaviour in organisations and how this knowledge may be applied in organisational settings.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Describe various personality and perceptual dimensions that are responsible for individual differences in the workplace.
Identify ways in which managers can effectively motivate individuals in the workplace.
Examine the principles of effective learning which underpin effective training in the workplace.
Identify the sources of occupational stress and describe ways to manage it effectively.
Describe different leadership styles in organisations.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
This module will be delivered by lecture with tutorial support as appropriate. The learner will be encouraged to develop an understanding of the theory and how it may be applied in organisations. Reference will be made to case study material to support this objective.
Module Assessment Strategies
The module will be assessed on a continuous basis across the semester through the use of a number of individual and group assignments.
Repeat assessments will be developed as appropriate to assess failed elements.
4. Learning & Training
6. Leadership Styles
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||A combination of appropriate assessments which may include individual and group assignments.||Continuous Assessment||Assessment||100 %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4,5|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Lecture||Flat Classroom||Lectures & group work||4||Weekly||4.00|
|Independent Learning||UNKNOWN||Reading and project work||2||Weekly||2.00|
Required & Recommended Book List
2011-01-01 Introduction to Organisational Behaviour. by Michael Butler, Ed Rose Chartered Institute of Personnel and Developm
ISBN 1843982471 ISBN-13 9781843982470
This is a brand new core text for organisational behaviour modules. About the book: "Introduction to Organisational Behaviour" is a print and electronic learning package for introductory modules. It includes a textbook full of learning features and a comprehensive set of online resources and video clips. This is an integrated multimedia package with videoed practitioner interviews, key skills, video clips, and author interviews. This is the first text to explicitly and systematically link OB and key skills. It features tailored range of electronic resources with an area targeted at lecturers who have just started teaching OB and an area targeted at those who have taught OB before. There are 'Take your Learning Further' boxes in each chapter with suggestions of seminal books and articles to read. Focus on future employability with key skills boxes and video clips. This title is suitable for undergraduate students taking a module in organisational behaviour.
Introduction to Organisational Behaviour, Butler, M. & Rose, E., Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development, 2011
Organisational Behaviour, Pettinger,R., Routledge, 2011, J. Prentice Hall
Managing Behaviour in Organizations (5th edition), Greenberg 2010
Management & Organisational Behaviour (9th edition), Mullins, L. FT Pearson 2010
Management & Organisational Behaviour, Bloisi W., Cook, C., & Hunsaker, P. McGraw Hill, 2007