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MGF2111

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Belinda Allen

Synopsis

The unit takes a positive and appreciative approach, presenting supportable practices and interventions to help understand and develop more positive and productive individual, team and organisational behaviours and outcomes. A range of relevant issues will be addressed at the organisational, environmental, team and individual levels including: the employment relationship, reward systems, positive organisational behaviours, learning, leadership, teamwork, technology, emotions, culture and diversity.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. describe and discuss the major theories and concepts that pertain to understanding behaviour in organisations
  2. describe and discuss contemporary perspectives in Organisational Behaviour, including the Positive Organisational Behaviour approach to this field
  3. engage with the relevant research literature, and draw on that literature to make plausible, evidence-based predictions about how environmental factors may influence organisational behaviour
  4. examine the role of Organisational Behaviour theory in enhancing both individual and organisational effectiveness.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Belinda Allen

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

It is recommended that students complete MGF1010 before undertaking this unit

Prohibitions

MGC2230, MGG2230, MGW2230