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Organisational Theory and Behaviour (BUS223)

Organisational Unit School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal
SGP1: TMB-internal
Description This unit provides a basic understanding of individual and group behaviour in organisations, as well as exploring some organisational theories and management processes. Topics include: individual dimensions of behaviour -- personality, perception and learning, communication and motivation; groups and interpersonal influence -- structure, values, interaction and leadership; and organisational issues such as structure, processes, design, decision making; organisational change and development. Globalisation and sustainability are embedded into this unit as recurring themes.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 1 hour per week; workshops: 2 hours per week.
Prerequisites BUS145 Principles of Management or BUS176 Foundations of Management and Governance or PSY217 Psychology: Work and Organisations.
Exclusions Students who have completed BUS293 Organisational Theory and Behaviour may not enrol in this unit for credit.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Organisational Theory and Behaviour (BUS293) - as for BUS223 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Timetabled Learning Activities Workshops: 2 hours
Prerequisites BUS145 Principles of Management or BUS176 Foundations of Management and Governance or PSY217 Psychology: Work and Organisations.
Exclusions Students who have completed BUS223 Organisational Theory and Behaviour may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Appears in these Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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