Managing Organisational Behaviour

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Managing Organisational Behaviour

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, Business Management, Human Resources

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    This course provides a detailed analysis of macro and micro dimensions of organisational behaviour. It draws on the inter-disciplinary foundations of the theory and practice of organisational behaviour in the context of the management of public, private and third organisations. The course offers a critical introduction to the range of frameworks on organisational strucutres, processes and modes of organising. Central themes include power and resource dependence, the management of culture and meaning, the role of control, gender, social responsibility, organisational performance, and professional and ethical dimensions of management practice. Topics include; organisational design, management environments, organisational learning, managing individuals, motivation, leadership, group and teamwork; decision-making, conflict and negotiations, organisational change. Case studies and exercises are used to illustrate organisational and behavioural issues.

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.


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