Managing Organisational Behaviour (WORK2218)


This unit aims to give students the ability to understand how organisations operate. As an introductory organisational behaviour unit, it covers key debates across a range of social science disciplines including business, management, psychology, sociology, and communication studies. Key topics explored include power, control, networks, and organisational culture.

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Further unit of study information


1x 2 hour lecture and 1x 1 hour tutorial hour per week


quiz 1 (5%), quiz 2 (15%), written assignment (part 1)(15%), written assignment (part 2)(15%), group presentation (10%), group report (10%), final exam (30%)

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Unit of study rules


24 Junior credit points

Additional Information

This is the compulsory unit of study for the Management major.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.