|1.||Evaluate real-world, multi-faceted, complex behavioural problems in organisations, and propose creative solutions based on theoretical underpinnings. The theoretical knowledge is crucial as it will allow you to return to 'first principles' in order to solve the new problems that you will face, continually, as a manager;|
|2.||Critically analyse and cross-examine the work and approaches of different schools of thought and theorists writing on organisational behaviour and interpret their relevance to wide ranging local and global organisational contexts;|
|3.||Review current academic research that provides the basis of our knowledge for professional practice in understanding the behaviour of people, the role of culture, values and dispositions in affecting achievement of goals within diverse organisations;|
|4.||Develop analytical skills through case study based methods of learning that will help you develop sufficient confidence and competence to be in a position to comprehend, appraise recommend and initiate improvements to organisational policies and practices regarding human behaviour in the work place, with ethical accountability and confidence; and|
|5.||Advocate the concept of positive and constructive employee behaviour and attitudes, and how this in turn shapes performance and capacities required to contribute to a more equitable and sustainable world.|
Students studying under the VU Block Model.
|Assignment||Individual Critique of the Literature (3500 words)||30%|
|Case Study||Group evaluation of a real-time case study & Presentation (3000 words)||30%|
|Assignment||Critique of the Literature||30%|
|Case Study||Real-time Case Study Analysis & Presentation||30%|
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