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BUS 203 Managing Organisations
Department: BSc in Business Management
Module Description: This module examines a variety of approaches towards analysing work organizations. The module focuses on individual and group processes within organizations addressing issues such as perception, motivation, group and team structure. It will also explore the nature of organizations, giving an overview of traditional approaches to designing organizations including scientific management, classical theory, contingency theory, and socio-technical systems, and concludes with new contemporary approaches to organizational structures, culture and leadership.
- Arnold, J., Silvester, J., Patterson, F., Cooper, C.L., Robertson, I.T. and Burnes, B. (2016).Work psychology: understanding human behaviour in the workplace. 6th edn. London: Pearson.
Indicative key readings
Two refereed journal articles set by the module coordinator related to organizational behaviour reporting empirical research studies on organisations in the UAE/GCC countries.
- Two refereed journal articles set by the module coordinator taken from: Journal of Organizational Behaviour (USA) and Journal of Management Studies (UK).