Organisational Behaviour

University of Melbourne

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Organisational Behaviour

  • Host University

    University of Melbourne

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Administration, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This subject will provide an introduction to basic individual and group processes, as they affect people in organisations. Major theories and models in key areas of organisational behaviour will be examined; including group dynamics, motivation, stress, communication, conflict, power, strategy, structure and change management. Tutorials will emphasise the application of theories, through the use of exercises and case studies.

    Intended learning outcomes

    -Describe the basic theories & models within organisational behaviour.

    -Apply major theories and models from the field of organisational behaviour to analyse organisational problems and generate realistic solutions & recommendations, as presented in case studies.

    -Summarise and evaluate recent academic research and findings on a specified topic in organisational behaviour.

    -Describe practical application of theories and concepts in team work assignment.

    -Identify and critique management approaches in the field and collaboratively develop alternative models of practice.

    -Solve problems of management practice.

    -Analyse team dynamics.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.