06210664 - Organizational Behaviour

Crédits ECTS 3
Volume horaire total 32
Volume horaire CM 32

Responsables

David Beech

Objectifs

This course addresses a range of cutting edge topics in organisational behaviour and personal development, including: a systemic perspective on organising enterprise for performance, growth, and innovation; employee motivation and engagement; organisation culture; organisation and work system design; managing conflict; teamworking, influencing and coaching skills; and personal career anchors.

The objectives are to deepen and develop further systemic and practical knowledge and skills relevant to the functioning and performance of organisations and to the behaviour of individuals and groups within them, including attention to globalisation, networks, stakeholders, and sustainability.

Contenu

This course addresses a range of cutting edge topics in organisational behaviour and personal development, including: a systemic perspective on organising enterprise for performance, growth, and innovation; employee motivation and engagement; organisation culture; organisation and work system design; managing conflict; teamworking, influencing and coaching skills; and personal career anchors. 

The objectives are to deepen and develop further systemic and practical knowledge and skills relevant to the functioning and performance of organisations and to the behaviour of individuals and groups within them, including attention to globalisation, networks, stakeholders, and sustainability.

Bibliographie

BOOKS USED AS REFERENCE:
  • Buchanan, D.A. & Huczynski, A.A. (2017). Organizational Behaviour, 9th ed., Harlow, Pearson. 

ADDITIONAL READINGS:
  • Cameron, K.S. & Quinn, R.E. (2011). Diagnosing and changing organizational culture, 3rd ed., San Francisco, CA, Jossey-Bass.
  • Child, J. (2015). Organization: Contemporary Principles and Practice, 2nd ed., Chichester, Wiley.
  • Dent, F.E. & Brent, M. (2006). Influencing: Skills and Techniques for Business Success. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Latham, G.P. (2012). Work Motivation, 2nd ed., Los Angeles, Sage.
  • Osland, J.S. & Turner, M.E. (2011). The Organizational Behavior Reader, 9th ed., Boston, MA, Pearson.
  • Robbins, S.P. & Judge, T.A. (2015). Organizational Behavior, 16th ed. Harlow, Pearson.
  • Schein, E.H. & Van Maanen, J. (2013). Career Anchors: Facilitator's Guide, 4th ed., Chichester, Wiley.
  • West, M.A. (2012). Effective teamwork, 3rd ed., Chichester, Wiley.
  • Whitmore, J. (2009). Coaching for performance, 4th ed., London, Nicolas Brealey.

EMBLEMATIC BOOKS OR RESEARCH PAPERS REGARDING THE SUBJECT OF THE COURSE
  • Pfeffer, J. (2007). Human Resources from an Organizational Behavior Perspective: Some Paradoxes Explained. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 21, 4, pp. 115–134.
  • Rucci, A.J., Kirn, S.P., and Quinn, R.T. (1998). The Employee-Customer Profit Chain at Sears. Harvard Business Review, Jan-Feb, pp. 82-97.
  • Waterman, R.H., Peters, T.J. & Phillips, J.R. (1980). Structure is not organization. The McKinsey Quarterly, Summer, pp. 2-20. 

Contrôles des connaissances

Continuing Examination
In class examination
Nature of student work and proportion weight:
Group presentation : 30%
Individual written assignment : 70%

Informations complémentaires

TEACHING METHODS
Interactive teaching which activates student's professional experience and critical thinking in relation to the material taught, including self-assessment/personal development activities, group work, and role plays. The aim is to enhance reflective practitioner capabilities, and in particular to enhance self, other, and situational awareness and the ability to make informed choices.

Mise à jour : 14 novembre 2016