Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
 
Module Code: MAN105
Module Title: Introduction to Organisation and Management
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: International Business School
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
The aim of this module is to provide a comprehensive foundation to the study of Organisational Behaviour and its practical applications in order to improve students’ understanding and management of people at work. It seeks to consider the conceptual frameworks relevant to the behaviour of individuals and groups in organisations, and the issues which are raised in their management.
Learning outcomes 
By the end of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Interpret key concepts and theories with regard to individual differences and apply these appropriately to specific situations.

2. Examine the role and functions of groups and teams in organisations.

3. Identify characteristics of organisations in terms of structure, change and culture.

4. Explain how organisational performance can be improved through the effective use of human resources.
Method of teaching and learning 
This is a lecture based module supported by tutorials and private study


Syllabus 
Introduction to the module

The context of organisational behaviour

Communication

Perception

Motivation

Work place stress and work-life balance

Groups and teams

Leadership

Power, politics and conflicts

Organisational structure

Organisational culture

Organisational change


Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    12      112  150 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Final Examination 70.00
2 Mid-Term Test 30.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 10/22/2017 10:47:24 AM