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Human Behaviour in Organisations G (9502.3)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Business School


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Human Behaviour in Organisations is concerned with the application of organisational behavioural principles, research methods and intervention strategies to practical problems of organisations and employees and workgroups around the world. An ability to apply these principles are important because employees around the world are increasingly likely to interact with people from different backgrounds and in different group settings. If not managed properly, such diversity can create problems in the workplace and impeded work processes.

This unit will enable you to acquire a conceptual understanding of organisational theories and research methodologies. In addition, you will develop the skills to apply these concepts to develop an evidence-based intervention plan.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Critically analyse fundamental organisational behavioural concepts and theories.

2. Identify and assess a specific workgroup problem/conflict and apply fundamental organisational behaviour concepts to solve the issue.

3. Propose an evidence-based intervention plan.

4. Work independently, and as a team, and apply negotiating abilities with group members.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours of class contact per week.





Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units

9068 Management Theory and Practice PG.

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