Work and Organisational Behaviour

HRM60019 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

Results:
7 Jul 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

Census:
31 Mar 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20


Aims and objectives

This unit introduces students to fundamental organisational behaviour concepts and encourages them to develop skills necessary to deal with the complex challenges involved in managing people. It aims to help students improve their understanding and competencies in managing others, their ability to exercise leadership in a variety of situations, and their ability to collaborate with other people in today’s organisations.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Critically evaluate the importance of the individual, the team and the organisation's contribution to the effective performance of work.
2. Critically analyse and apply organisational behaviour theory and research to organisational issues.
3. Critically evaluate the challenges and ethical accountability involved with the effective management of people in today’s organisations.
4. Develop self-awareness of individual and group competencies required to manage people effectively within team-based work structures.

Courses with unit

This unit is part of the Human Resource Management degrees in Swinburne’s Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship.