Organisational Behaviour and Managing People

Course code EDUC6017Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Focuses on organisational behaviour including individual differences and inter-personal relations; group dynamics and leadership; organisational structures and processes; job satisfaction and organisational performance as well as general perspectives in managing people; team roles; team work and strategic management.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Objectives- Enhance the knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts and best practices in organisational behaviour and managing people.
- Facilitate the development of skills and competencies to relate theoretical concepts and best practices to refine and improve practice.
- Employ the enhanced understanding of organisational behaviour and team approaches to human resource management in creating a healthier working environment and an organisational life to improve performance leading to the accomplishment of organisational goals.
ContentThis course provides an in-depth knowledge and understanding of ten broad topics. Topics considered include: Organisational Behaviour as a Management Perspective, interpersonal relations and individual differences, Group Dynamics and Leadership, Organisational Structures and Processes, Job Satisfaction and Organisational Performance, A General Perspective of Managing People, A Team Perspective of Managing People, Team Roles, Team Work and Strategic Team Management.
Replacing Course(s)NA
TransitionNA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsIntegrated Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsCourse evaluation consists of three assessment tasks: two journal article type minor papers of 1500-1600 words (each)(2x30%)
Essays / Written AssignmentsCourse evaluation consists of three assessment tasks: two journal article type minor papers of 1500-1600 words (each)(2x30%)
Essays / Written AssignmentsA major written assignment of 2000-2100 words assignment (40%).
Contact HoursIntegrated Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks