ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR

MGT5OBR

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the major concepts that enable managers to understand the behaviour of people in organisations. Students will investigate the impact of individuals, groups and structure in influencing organisational behaviour, and in engaging with organisation challenges. Topics covered include: Individual Behaviour, Groups and Teamwork, Organisational Culture, Decision Making, Change, Leadership, Communication and Motivation.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFiona Sutherland

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

Subject options

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City Campus, 2014, Semester 1, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Sutherland

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One group assignment (3-4 students per group, at 2,000 words per student)40
One x 1-hour in-class test20
One x 2,000 word individual essay40

City Campus, 2014, Semester 2, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Sutherland

Class requirements

Lecture
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend at night and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One group assignment (3-4 students per group, at 2,000 words per student)40
One x 1-hour in-class test20
One x 2,000 word individual essay40

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Spoor

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One group assignment (3-4 students per group, at 2,000 words per student)40
One x 1-hour in-class test20
One x 2,000 word individual essay40

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Sutherland

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One group assignment (3-4 students per group, at 2,000 words per student)40
One x 1-hour in-class test20
One x 2,000 word individual essay40