Department: MSc Business Administration
Module Description: The purpose of this module is to provide a solid understanding of individuals and group behaviour in work organisations. It examines the role of management in diagnosing behaviours and adopting practices that can improve organisational effectiveness. This will involve consideration of employees’ attitudes, motivation, learning and reinforcement, job satisfaction workgroups, organizational culture, leadership, communication, decision making, organization conflict, change management, and management of stress.
Armstrong, M. (2017). Armstrong’s handbook of human resource management practice. 14th edn. London: Kogan Page.
Buchanan, D. and Huczynski, A. (2017). Organizational behaviour: an introductory text. 9th edn. London: FT/Prentice Hall.
Schermerhorn, J. R., Hunt, J. G. and Osborn, R. N. (2014). Organizational behavior. 13th edn. New York: John Wiley & Sons.