Managing Organisational Behaviour
Area of Study
Business Administration, Business Management, Human Resources
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis 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.
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.