Available in 2012
|UoN Singapore||Trimester 3|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
The course is only offered externally in Singapore.
Considers the theories and ideas underlying management and organisational behaviour. Supporting tutorials provide exposure to the more practical aspects of work in organisations. The course is organised to give a general introduction to human behaviour and management, including an examination of individual behaviour followed by the study of groups and group processes, the organisation, management and management practices.
At the conclusion of this Course, successful students will be comfortable with the fact that there are no "right" answers in management and will be:
1. Familiar with the theories and language of management and organisational behaviour;
2. Able to critically discuss theoretical concepts and ideas from management and organisational behaviour;
3. Able to apply the theories and concepts to case studies;
4. Able to write essays at an academically acceptable standard;
5. Able to develop and present a coherent case analysis, both oral and written; and
6. Able to understand the basic elements of working in a group.
The following topics are addressed in this course:
- Introduction to Management and Organisational Behaviour
- The Evolution of Management and Management Today
- Values & Attitudes
- Perception / Personality
- Stress and conflict
- Groups & Teams
- Decision Making
- Organisational Structures & Design
- Organisational Culture
- Control in Organisations
- Management Information Systems
- Planning & Strategic Management
- Operations Management
- Managing in a Global Environment
- Quality Management
- Best Practice Management.
Modes of Delivery
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Lecture: for 40 hour(s) per Term for Full Term