Work and Organisational Behaviour

HRM60019 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

Aims and objectives

Final Offering 2020 (Replaced with HRM60016)
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.