ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR

MGT5OBR

2021

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-ordinatorLeila Afshari

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLectures, discussion and readings cover key theoretical positions around organisational behaviour. Assessment provides opportunity to engage critically with these theoretical positions.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUO5OA OR BUA5MGT OR BUO5MGT OR BUA5OA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Evaluate the utility of diverse Organisational Behaviour theory and concepts.
02. Analyse workplace issues in Organisational Behaviour terms and recommend practical and evidence-based solutions.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Afshari

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 6.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

City Campus, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Afshari

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 6.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Afshari

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 6.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Afshari

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 6.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Afshari

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 6.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend at night from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Afshari

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 6.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Afshari

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 6.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 2 - 7
Two 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.
In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Afshari

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 6.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 7
One 6.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Assignment (2000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Group Assignment (1200 words per student equivalent; 2 to 6 students per group)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Online Quizzes (1500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2