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This unit of study examines the major organisational system issues that managers need to understand and respond to in the context of significant changes in the world. These issues are considered in terms of the interaction between people and the organisational context within which they work. The unit of study emphasizes two approaches. First, to gain knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and organisational systems/structures through applied learning opportunities and, in the process, learn how to be a more effective leader and manager. Fundamental concepts about organisations, individuals and groups in relation to leadership and management are themes included. Second, because reflective practice is at the heart of critical thinking, students will be asked to take a critical approach to their practice, and the context in which they work.
On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
|Essay||Critical Thinking Essay||20%|
|Test||Mid term test||20%|
|Presentation||Present a Case Study||20%|
The above assessments have a total equivalent word count of 6000 to 7000 words.
Essentials of Organizational Behaviour, 14th edn,
Judge, T & Robbins, S 2014,
Pearson Publishing, Upper Saddle River, N.J.
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