ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR

MGT5OBR

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces you to the major concepts that enable managers to understand the behaviour of people in organisations. You will investigate the impact of individuals, groups and organisational structure on organisational behaviour, and you will investigate how organisational behaviour concepts can help managers engage with organisation challenges.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAngela McCabe

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA4OB; BUA5OA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTBDPrescribedTBD.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate the utility of diverse Organisational Behaviour theory and concepts.

Activities:
Lectures, discussion and readings cover key theoretical positions around organisational behaviour. Assessment provides opportunity to engage critically with these theoretical positions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Analyse workplace issues in Organisational Behaviour terms and recommend practical and evidence-based solutions.

Activities:
Lectures, discussion and readings cover issues around organisational behaviour. Assessment provides opportunity to engage critically with these issues.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McCabe

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02
Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)30 01, 02
Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)30 01, 02

City Campus, 2018, Week 16-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size60

Enrolment information Resourcing and education equity Enrolments numbers to be actively monitored by subject coordinator.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McCabe

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 16 - 17
Two 9.0 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 17 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2 classes per week over 2 weeks. In addition, students are expected to undertake learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02
Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)30 01, 02
Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)30 01, 02

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McCabe

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02
Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)30 01, 02
Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)30 01, 02

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McCabe

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02
Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)30 01, 02
Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)30 01, 02

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McCabe

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 42
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02
Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)30 01, 02
Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)30 01, 02

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McCabe

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 08
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 08 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02
Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)30 01, 02
Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)30 01, 02

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McCabe

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 18 - 24
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02
Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)30 01, 02
Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)30 01, 02

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McCabe

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02
Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)30 01, 02
Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)30 01, 02

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McCabe

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02
Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)30 01, 02
Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)30 01, 02

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McCabe

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 46
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02
Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)30 01, 02
Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)30 01, 02