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MGW2230 - Organisational behaviour

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Melanie Bryant


Berwick First semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2007 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
South Africa Second semester 2007 (Day)


Students gain an understanding of factors affecting the behaviour of people in work settings. The unit focuses on individual, group, and total organisational human factors influencing the effectiveness of organisations, including: the nature of organisations in the global context; individual behaviour including perception, attitudes, values and personality, motivation and performance; group behaviour in organisations - the properties and management of groups, leaders and leadership, organisational power, influence, communication, conflict and decision making; organisational structure; organisational culture; change; the formal and informal organisation.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


On-campus: Assignment 1: 20%
Assignment 2: 30%
Tutorial presentation: 10%
Examination (2 hours): 40%. Off-campus: Two assignments: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Contact hours

3 hours class contact




MGC2230, MGF2111,