MGMT5508 Organisational Behaviour and Leadership
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Semester 2 UWA (Perth) Face to face Semester 2 UWA (Perth) Online-TT
- This unit provides students with a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge relating to the management of individual and group behaviour in organisations. In particular, the unit focuses on the role of the leader in influencing individual and group behaviour.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate an understanding of current leadership theories; (2) explain organisational behaviour theories and concepts; (3) apply the language and basic technical terms of the organisational behaviour discipline; (4) interpret organisational problems in terms of leadership, individual, interpersonal and group processes; (5) analyse organisational problems through the application of organisational behaviour principles; and (6) create an action plan for developing leadership skills.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) personal case study; (2) readiness assurance test; and (3) examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Barbara Wood
- Contact hours
- seminars: 3 hours per week for 12 weeks
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus. Copies of textbooks and other readings will be made available for students to access from the Library, online wherever possible as well as in print.
- If this unit is offered as on-campus face-to-face study only, students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.