• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Management
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2020
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This course lays the foundation for the understanding of human behaviour in organisations, providing  students with a comprehensive exposure to organisational behaviour theories, research and workplace issues illustrated with case studies and examples primarily within an Australian and Asia-Pacific context. Topics include: overview of OB, personnel selection, individual differences, work motivation, work attitudes and values, occupational stress, high performance teams, training, performance appraisal and careers, leadership, organisational design, organisational culture, organisational development and change, and organisational communication and conflict. Given the immediate relevance of topics covered in this course, it is also a useful life-long learning course for improving personal and organisational effectiveness.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:

  1.  define, explain and illustrate a range of organisational behaviour theories;
  2. analyse the behaviour of individuals and groups in organisations in terms of organisational behaviour theories, models and concepts;
  3. apply organisational behaviour concepts, models and theories to real life management situations through case analysis;
  4. demonstrate a critical understanding of organisational behaviour theories and current empirical research associated with the topics covered in this course; and,
  5. communicate effectively in oral and written forms about organisational behaviour theories and their application using appropriate concepts, logic and rhetorical conventions.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

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Workload

Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (including non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assignment work.

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $3750
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $5760
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7367 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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