Organisational Theory and Behaviour
This information is for the 2013/14 session.
Dr Alexandra Beauregard NAB4.14
This course is available on the BSc in Accounting and Finance, BSc in Business Mathematics and Statistics, BSc in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations, BSc in Management, BSc in Management Sciences, BSc in Statistics with Finance and Diploma in Accounting and Finance. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit and to General Course students.
Individual behaviour including: attitudes, motivation, personality, emotion, work-life balance and stress. Group and inter-group processes including: social networks, cohesion, power, and leadership. Organisational dynamics including: structure, learning, cross-cultural issues, responses to work-life conflict, and change. This course introduces students to social science theories and research regarding individual, group and organisational issues in order to analyse employee behaviour in the context of work organisations.
10 hours of lectures and 9 hours of classes in the MT. 10 hours of lectures and 10 hours of classes in the LT. 2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of classes in the ST.
Students are required to submit three pieces of written work throughout the year, in the form of two unassessed essays and one mock examination.
A complete reading list will be provided at the start of the course. Sample texts include the following: J Child, Organisations; S Dawson, Analysing Organizations; S Robbins & T Judge, Organizational Behaviour; R Steers & L Porter, Motivation and Work Behaviour.
Exam (100%, duration: 3 hours) in the main exam period.
Department: Employment Relations and Organisational Behaviour
Total students 2012/13: 116
Average class size 2012/13: 13
Value: One Unit
- Team working
- Problem solving