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Unit of Study

Organisational Analysis and Behaviour
UoS Code WORK6001
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1
Prerequisites None
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Lectures 1 x 3 hour seminar/tutorial per week
Assessment presentation (20%), essay (40%), final exam (40%)
Description This unit introduces students to the behaviour of people when acting as members of an organisation. The aim of the unit is to provide an understanding of the processes and structures that influence organisational behaviour, by drawing on ideas from psychology, sociology, management and anthropology. Topics covered include: personality and the self; learning and socialisation; motivation and commitment; group behaviour and dynamics; organisational design and boundaries; organisational culture, change and leadership.