Management - Ressources Humaines

06210618 - Organisational Behaviour in an international context

Niveau de diplôme Master - Semestre 3
Crédits ECTS 3
Volume horaire total 21
Volume horaire CM 21

Responsables

Objectifs

This course focuses on discovering the different organisational behaviours and how they are influenced from organisational factors and also context. It links also to ‘how collective behaviours’ evolved throughout history. Focus on new emerging organisational needs in terms of togetherness at work. Explore how they are organised and how they work… and why some seems more adapted to current and other to future ways of working and even living/behaving together.
This course on ‘Organisational Behaviours’ will be about experimenting on the top of learning.

DIMENSION OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
This course emphasizes on the current frustrations and pressions working environments can create subconsciously leading to disengagement and also stress and sociopsychological risks. It gives clues on how to transform an organisational environment to ensure sustainable social development.


TARGETED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
  • define and understand context of organisations and grasp current organisational paradigms shifts. It includes what Pandemy crisis enlighted in terms of managerial behaviours for instance
  • understands existing and new coming organisational models and their influence on inner behaviours.
  • understand the difference layers of identity and how they trigger our behaviours (ex: belief system).
  • understand how culture and leadership modelise behaviours at work.
  • understand how to transform organisation for bette rbehaviours for the organisation itself and the people being part of it.

Contenu

1. Introduction to Organizational Behavior
a. Nature & history of the field
b. Nature of the research

2. Individuals
a. Human differences & perception
b. Demographic & cultural diversity
c. Attitude & behavior
d. Emotion
e. Motivation

3. Groups
a. Group dynamics & decision making
b. Conflict & negotiation
c. Communication
d. Management of groups

4. Organizations
a. Leadership, power & politics
b. Organizational structure & culture
c. Organizational change

Bibliographie

BOOKS USED AS REFERENCE:
• Essentials of Organizational Behavior (eighth edition) S.P. ROBBINS, Pearson Ed.2005
• Training in Interpersonal Skills. Tips for managing People at work (fourth edition), S.P. Robbins,  Ph. L. Hunsaker, Pearson edition 2006

ADDITIONAL READINGS:
• Bassett-Jones, Nigel & Lloyd Geoffrey. “Does Herzberg’s Motivation Theory Have Staying Power?” The Journal of Management Development, 2005, p. 929.
• Bernstein, Ethan, John Bunch, Niko Canner & Michael Lee. “Holacracy, Beyond the Hype” Harvard Business Review, July-August, 2016
• Cialdini, Richard “Harnessing the Science of Persuasion.” Harvard Business Review, October 2001
• Edmans, Alex. “The Link Between Job Satisfaction and Firm Value” Academy of Management Perspecives, November 2012
• Harrison, Spencer & Elizabeth Rouse. “Let’s Dance. Elastic Coordination in Creative Group Work. A Qualitative Study of Modern Dancers.” Academy of Management Journal, 2014, vol. 53, no. 5.
• Heidari-Robinson and Suzanne Heywood. “Getting Reorgs Right” Harvard Business Review, November 2016
• Herzberg, Frederick. “One More Time How Do You Motivate Employees?” Harvard Business Review, September-October, 1987.
• Liden, Robert et al. “Servant Leadership and Serving Culture: Influence on Individual and Unit Performance.” Academy of Management Journal, 2014, vol. 53, no. 5.
• McCord, Patty “How Netflix Reinvented HR” Harvard Business Review, January-February 2014
• McGinn. “100 Best Performing CEOs in the World” Harvard Business Review, November 2016
• Poggi, I., & Germani, M. (2003, May). Emotions at work. In Proc. 8th Intl. Conf. on Human Aspects of Advanced Manufacturing: Agility and Hybrid Automation (HAAMAHA’03) (pp. 461-468).
• Salas, Eduardo et al. Understanding and Improving Teamwork in Organizations: A Scientifically Based Practical Guide. Human Resource Management, July-August 2015.
• Turaga, Revathi. “Organizational Models of Effective Communication.” The IUP Journal of Soft Skills, Vol. X, No. 2, 2016.

EMBLEMATIC BOOKS OR RESEARCH PAPERS REGARDING THE SUBJECT OF THE COURSE
• Collinson, D & Tourish, D (2015), Teaching leadership critically: new directions for leadership pedagogy. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 14,(4) , 576-594

PUBLICATIONS OF THE iaelyon FACULTY REGARDING THE SUBJECT OF THE COURSE
• Conbere, J., Heorhiadi, A., & Glee, C. (2014, January). How Doctoral Students Are Advised: Case  Studies from France, Ukraine and the United States. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2014, No. 1, p. 13023). Academy of Management
• Glee-Vermande, C., & Tucker, D. (2014). Theocratic roots and the psychological contract: how history influences views of the employment relationship and makes change difficult EGOS Conference
• Mispelblom Beyer, F., & Glée, C. (2012). Diriger et encadrer autrement: théoriser ses propres stratégies alternatives. HAL.
• Glée, C., & Beyer, F. M. (2012). Manager sans perdre son âme. Revue internationale de psychosociologie et de gestion des comportements organisationnels, 18(45), 251-273..

Contrôles des connaissances

Final Exam
Written 2 hours
Written analysis of chosen topics within
Organizational Behavior

Continuing Examination
In class examination 20 minutes
Group presentations on applying OB theory to their internship experiences, 40% of grade
 

Informations complémentaires

TEACHING METHODS
Lectures
Discussions using the Socratic method
Group exercises

TECHNOLOGY ENHANCED LEARNING:
We provided a course website with links to peer reviewed articles and course materials such as slideshows and videos.
We taught students to access the management databases in Lyon 3's online library.

PRE-REQUISITE
Professional experience can be very helpful in order to visualize the application of Organizational
Behavior to a variety of organizational settings