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Principles of Organisational Behaviour (9526.2)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Management

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    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 10, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (161226) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 9, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (161232) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ONLINE, BRUCE (161225) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 7, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (161230) - View
    • Winter Term, 2016, ONLINE, BRUCE (161224) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 6, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (161229) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 3, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (153190) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, ONLINE, BRUCE (154975) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 2, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (153362) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 1, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (153482) - View
    • Summer Semester 2015/16, ONLINE, BRUCE (155431) - View

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    Syllabus

    In this unit students will build their knowledge and skill in five major organisational behaviour areas including managing individuals, managing groups, power and politics, conflict management, and organisational change.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Define organisational behaviour (OB);

    2. Analyse and identify current trends for organisational behaviour;

    3. Explain the benefits of diversity;

    4. Describe the cross-cultural challenges of the workplace;

    5. Explain how work attitudes affect workplace behaviour;

    6. Identify the key attributes that are relevant for performance;

    7. Explain how motivation affects performance;

    8. Describe various approaches to job design;

    9. Compare and contrast groups vs teams;

    10. Describe and identify group development and group dynamics; 11. Define power and recognise sources of power; 12. Describe and identify the factors of organisational politics; 13. Describe the various types of conflict; 14. Explain how to effectively manage conflict; 15. Describe and identify negotiation strategies; 16. Define organisational structure; and 17. Describe organisational change.

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    Prerequisites

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