MGW2230 - Organisational behaviour - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Management

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Lau Yin Yin


Dr Lau Yin Yin

Unit guides



  • First semester 2019 (On-campus)


MGF2111, MGB2230, MGC2230.


In the fast-changing business environment today, organisations face various challenges in managing their employees. This unit introduces the key concepts and theories of organisational behaviour and explains how they can be applied to enhance the effectiveness of organisational, team, and employee outcomes. Topics include perception, attitudes, values, personality, motivation, teamwork, leaders and leadership, power and influence, and organisational culture.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. critically evaluate organisational behaviour concepts and theories at the individual, team and organisational levels
  2. analyse organisational behaviour concepts and theories in relation to generating creative solutions for achieving desired work outcomes
  3. understand the application of organisational behaviour concepts and theories in diverse industries and workforces.


Within semester assessment: 60% + Examination: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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