ORBE06009 2022 Organisational Behaviour 2 (The Dynamics of Teams and Organisations)

General Details

Full Title
Organisational Behaviour 2 (The Dynamics of Teams and Organisations)
Transcript Title
Organisational Behaviour 2
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Subject Area
ORBE - Organisational Behaviour
BUS - Business
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2022 - Full Academic Year 2022-23
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Colette Armstrong, Caroline Casey, Jimmy Treacy, Mary Gilmartin, Karen McManus, Kerry Dolan, Aileen Brennan
Programme Membership
SG_BBUSI_C06 202200 Higher Certificate in Business in Business Studies SG_BBUSI_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business SG_BSALE_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Marketing and Sales SG_BBUSS_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in General Business SG_BADMN_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration SG_BFINA_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment

This module s designed to help the student develop a conceptual understanding of Organisational Behaviour theories. Its goal is to provide the student with skills to put these ideas and theories into practice. Key techniques and processes to improve efficiencies and effectiveness are fully examined from the perspective of managers, workers and society in general.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Describe how groups and teams function effectively in the workplace.


Identify ways in which conflict can be handled in business organisations.


Assess methods to manage organisational change.


Explain how diversity can be managed and equality maintained in businesses.


Manage and maintain a healthy workplace.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Module will be delivered using a variety of teaching methods - lectures, tutorials, case studies.

Module Assessment Strategies

The module will be assessed by a range of continuous assessments including an individual written assignment and MCQ.

Repeat Assessments

Failed elements may be repeated.

Indicative Syllabus

Group Formation:

  • Group formation and structure,
  • Group think.


  • Types of teams.


  • Sources of conflict,
  • Managing conflict,
  • Frames of reference,
  • Power.

Change Management:

  • Change and the individual,
  • Resistance to change.


  • Equality in the workplace,
  • Managing Diversity.

Healthy Workplace:

  • Stress Management,
  • Promoting and maintaining healthy workplaces.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment Assessment 50 % Week 9 2,3,4,5
2 MCQs Continuous Assessment Closed Book Exam 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Tutorial Flat Classroom Workshop 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Self directed 3 Weekly 3.00
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2021-11-15 Organisational Behaviour Red Globe Press
ISBN 9781352012514 ISBN-13 1352012510

This lively and comprehensive textbook demonstrates how research into human behaviour can be applied in the workplace. It assumes no prior work experience, instead asking students to draw and everyday occurrences and complete a range of engaging activities to deepen their understanding of key topics such as personality, perception and motivation. With a focus on helping students to develop key skills useful to future employers, it offers a wealth of real-world examples, coverage of contemporary issues and an international approach. This is an essential textbook for first and second year undergraduate and postgraduate students on Business and Management degrees who are taking introductory modules in organisational behaviour.

Required Reading
2018-01-04 Organizational Behavior Pearson
ISBN 0134729323 ISBN-13 9780134729329

For undergraduate and graduate courses in organizational behavior. Help students apply OB concepts The world's most successful Organizational Behavior textbook provides the research you want, in the language your students understand. This text makes current, relevant research come alive for readers. The 18th Edition reflects the most recent research and business events within the field of organizational behavior, while maintaining its hallmark features -- a clear writing style, cutting-edge content, and intuitive pedagogy. There's a reason why Robbins's textbooks have educated millions of students and have been translated into 20 languages -- and it's because of a commitment to provide engaging, cutting-edge material that helps students understand and connect with organizational behavior. Also available with MyLab Management By combining trusted authors' content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Management does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Management, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Management, search for: 0134889312 / 9780134889313 Organizational Behavior Plus MyLab Management with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 134729323 / 9780134729329 Organizational Behavior 0134731433 / 9780134731438 MyLab Management with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Organizational Behavior

Required Reading
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

Module Resources