ORBE06003 2022 Organisational Behaviour 1 (Understanding Individual Behaviour in Organisations)
This module (the first of two) introduces students to the key theories, concepts and ideas underpinning individual behaviour in organisations and how this knowledge may be applied in organisational settings.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Describe various personality dimensions that are responsible for individual differences in the workplace.
Explain perception and perceptual factors and the role perception plays in organisational settings.
Examine motivation theory and explore the application of motivation theory in the workplace.
Discuss the role of attitudes and job satisfaction in modern workplaces.
Describe different leadership styles in organisations.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Effective teaching and learning strategies will evolve as the module is delivered However, it is expected that lectures (live, virtual, and/or recorded), practical workshops, videos, group work, problem-based learning and peer review will be core to this module.
Module Assessment Strategies
100% continuous assessment which may be any of the following: practical skills assessment (live/recorded/virtual), group project, presentation (recorded/live or virtual), role play, open-book exam or essay, multiple choice quiz, case study.
Repeat assessments will be developed to align with failed components.
LO 1 Introduction to Organisational Behaviour:
LO 1,2 Personality:
- What is personality,
- Theories of personality,
- Sources of personality difference,
- Personality difference and behaviour in the workplace,
- Work outcomes and personality.
LO 1, 3 Perception:
- What is perception,
- How perception works,
- Common perceptual distortions,
- Attribution theory.
- What is motivation,
- Motivation process,
- Theories of motivation,
- How motivation theory is applied in organisations.
LO 1,5. Attitudes and Job Satisfaction:
- What are attitudes,
- The role of attitudes in job satisfaction,
- Understanding job satisfaction,
- Job satisfaction measures,
- Improving job satisfaction.
LO 1,6. Leadership:
- What is leadership,
- Difference between leadership and management,
- Theories of leadership,
- How effective leaders can be developed,
- The role of emotions in leadership.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Group Assignment||Continuous Assessment||Assignment||40 %||OnGoing||4|
|2||Moodle Quiz||Continuous Assessment||Assessment||30 %||OnGoing||1,2,3|
|3||Individual Assessment||Continuous Assessment||Assessment||30 %||OnGoing||4,5|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Lecture||Flat Classroom||Lectures & group work||3||Weekly||3.00|
|Independent Learning||Not Specified||Reading and project work||3||Weekly||3.00|
Required & Recommended Book List
2022 Organisational Behaviour Red Globe Press
ISBN 9781352012514 ISBN-13 1352012510
2019 Organizational Behavior Pearson
ISBN 0134729323 ISBN-13 9780134729329
2011 Introduction to Organisational Behaviour Cipd - Kogan Page
ISBN 1843982471 ISBN-13 9781843982470
Get a thorough grounding in the context, theory and practice of organizational behaviour
Book, journal, website, and other resources may alter and extend as the programme progresses.