Organisational Behaviour and Employee Development

Module code: LM3506

Module co-ordinator: Eimer Sparham

Module Outline

This module critically considers both formal and informal systems of predicting individual behaviour then explores the psychology of group membership and the dynamic interactions that occur between individuals and the collective identity, purpose and behaviour of the group. The latter part of the module examines how organisational and employee development can establish a shared sense of purpose and a commitment in order to manage change.

Topics covered

  • Formal and informal systems for predicting individual behaviour
  • The psychology of group membership and the dynamic interactions that occur between individuals and the collective identity; the purpose and behaviour of a group
  • Concepts of organisational strategy that use concepts from organisational behaviour

Learning

  • 150 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • 3,000-4,000-word essay (100%)