Course description

Organisational Behaviour

Introduction

Organisational behaviour is the study of the structure, functioning and performance of organisations, and the behaviour of groups and individuals within them. This course will provide an overview of contemporary research based knowledge in organisational behaviour, and an overview of the most important topics, concepts, and contributions within this field.

Course content

  • Social perception, attribution and learning
  • Motivation in organisations
  • Work-related attitudes
  • Group dynamics and team work
  • Leadership in organisations
  • Communication in organisations
  • Prosocial and deviant behavior in organisations
  • Influence, power, and politics in organisations

Learning outcome knowledge

The students shall obtain a basic understanding of contemporary research based knowledge in organisational behaviour, and get an overview of the most important topics, concepts, and contributions within this field.

Exam organisation

  • Presentation: 30%
  • Written assignment: 70%