UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

MGMT5501 Organisational Behaviour

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Trimester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Trimester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Trimester 3UWA (Perth)Face to face
Trimester 1OnlineOnline
Trimester 2OnlineOnline
Trimester 3OnlineOnline
Content This unit focuses on individual and group behaviour in organisations. Topics may include personality and behaviour; personal performance and stress; decision making skills; managing power, politics and conflict; team and group dynamics; gender and diversity issues; and interpersonal and group communication.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) explain and apply contemporary evidence based organisational behaviour knowledge to real world situations; (2) apply critical thinking and diagnostic skills to analyse case studies and realistic scenarios using organisational behaviour theories and concepts; (3) develop strategic solutions to a range of individual, interpersonal, team and organisational issues in the contemporary workplace; (4) develop strategies to improve employee performance, employee wellbeing and organisational effectiveness through effective relations with organisational stakeholders; (5) develop effective communication skills to influence and relate to multiple stakeholders across a range of business contexts; and (6) recognise, understand and identify appropriate actions to ethical dilemmas and cross cultural situations.
Assessment Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Professor Marylene Gagne
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in one of the following courses: Master of Business Administration (coursework); Master of Business Administration (coursework and dissertation); Graduate Certificate in Business; Graduate Certificate in Leadership; or approval from the Faculty of Business only, which will be determined with regard to relevant documented professional work experience.
Contact hours for trimester teaching periods—lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week; for non-standard teaching period—lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 5 hours per week over 7 weeks; online-nil
Unit OutlineTRI-1 : http://www.unitoutlines.biz.uwa.edu.au/Units/MGMT5501/TRI-1/2017
TRI-2 : http://www.unitoutlines.biz.uwa.edu.au/Units/MGMT5501/TRI-2/2017
TRI-3 : http://www.unitoutlines.biz.uwa.edu.au/Units/MGMT5501/TRI-3/2017
TS-T-1 : http://www.unitoutlines.biz.uwa.edu.au/Units/MGMT5501/TS-T-1/2017

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