This is not available as a Single Subject. This is a Post Graduate Diploma in Management subject.
Main Topics of Study:
This unit takes three perspectives of analysis: the individual, the group and the organisation and breaks these down into two areas, the ‘Micro’ and the ‘Macro’.
The unit starts with an analysis of the individual and the group and takes a ‘Micro’ approach to the field of OB. Here it explores areas such as personality, individual differences, employee attitudes and behaviour motivation, group formation and group decision-making.
The unit is completed by analysing the ‘Macro’ or big-picture approach addresses the organisation as the primary area of analysis. Topics included are organisational structures, design, culture, climate and change management.
Indicative Reading for this Unit:
Bratton J., (2007) Work and Organisational Behaviour. Palgrave
Robbins S (2005) Organisational Behaviour, Pearson
Rollinson D., (2008) Organisational Behaviour and Analysis 4th edition FT Prentice Hall
Suggested journals include:
Human Resource Management
British Journal of Management
Journal of Management Studies