|Critical Cross-field Outcomes:
Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made.
Interact effectively with other s as a member of a team, group, organisation and community.
Organise and manage one's time and activities responsibly and effectively.
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information.
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation.
Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others.
Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that the problem-solving context does not exist in isolation.
Demonstrate an ability to:
Historical and theoretical foundations:
Describe the influence of various behavioural disciplines on the study of organisations.
Discuss roles, status, role conflict and how to reduce role stress.
Know the core theories of personality development, the formation of attitudes and how to change them.
Grasp the core concepts, such s learning, perception and decision making which form the cognitive basis of individual behaviour.
Gain insight into the complexity of human nature and the concept/process of human motivation.
Understand the historical development of the motivation concept.
Distinguish between the content and process theories of motivation.
Understand motivation in the organisational context.
Organisation and job design:
Explore the nature of organisations, and especially organisations as open systems.
Explain why organisations are structured in different ways and to highlight the key factors that influence organisational structure.
Consider a number of historical and current approaches to job design and the impact of job design on organisational and individual performance.
Take a look at the complex and controversial concept of job satisfaction and its relation to individual performance.
Consider organisational climate and the effect it has on performance.
Recognise stress in the work environment, what causes it and how it impacts on individual performance.
Leadership styles, participation and communication:
Discuss leadership theories and specifically the leadership continuum and contingency approaches.
Grasp the concept of participation.
Apply the different participation techniques.
Describe the basic communication process.
Outline the barriers to effective communication and how they can be overcome.
Identify the different types of communication structures that can be used in companies.
Groups in work organisations:
Describe the nature and complexity of groups in an organisational setting.
Explain the formation of groups and the different types of groups that exist in the context of a work organisation.
Understand group behaviour.
Make sense of both intragroup and intergroup behaviour and develop strategies for solving and preventing intergroup conflict.
Management of organisation development and change:
Understand change, the factors that cause change and why change is resisted.
Examine the planned action, styles and approach associated with the management of change.
Clarify the role of the change agent and the different types of agents.
Explain the main features, steps and techniques involved in organisational development.