Module title: Behaviour and Management in Organisations

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HRM11110
Module leader: Mammed Bagher
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management
Prerequisites

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2018/9, Trimester 2, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Mammed Bagher
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Employability/PDP/Scholarship Skills

The teaching style and mix of activities will encourage students to develop managerial skills of working in groups, communication, information retrieval and analysis, and critical thinking. Information retrieval skills are developed through the research undertaken in preparing for tutorial discussions and completing the coursework essay. Scholarship skills are supported though applying the appropriate writing style, referencing and the synthesis of information from a variety of sources.

Research Teaching Linkages

Research skills are developed in the preparation of materials for the tutorials where students are required to source, analyse and present information in relation to the organisation being examined through case studies. This is reinforced through the summative assessment which will draw on their information retrieval, analysis and presentational skills


Supporting Equality and Diversity

Materials for the module will be available through WebCT, thereby enabling students to format these in a style that best matches their needs. Where additional special needs support is required this will be organised on an individual basis with the student concerned and may draw on specialised support such as that available through the Adaptive Technology Centre.

Internationalisation

The approach adopted in the module is international in nature as the operations and issues faced by mangers are increasingly global. This will be supported by reference to international examples and case studies of international organisations. In addition class discussion will draw on the international perspectives presented by the increasingly diverse student body.

Assessment

Formative assessment is provided in tutorials, particularly in relation to the discussion and analysis of case studies. The summative assessment takes the form of 1) An Essay which draws together the learning that has taken place throughout the module and req

Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 174
Face To Face Centrally Timetabled (Digital) Exam 2
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1 - 5 8 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2500
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1 - 5 13 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

The material covered relates to two broad areas;
1. Organisational Behaviour: attitudes, perception, motivation, groups and teams, leadership, and management of transformational change. Power, politics and conflict.
2. Managerial Process and Skills: activities designed to develop skills relating to the management of people, including corporate social responsibility.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Apply organisational behaviour theory to the business context.
LO2: Critically analyse the factors influencing individual behaviour in organisations.
LO3: Evaluate the nature, role and tasks of people management; identify effective management practice and skills.
LO4: Identify and analyse trends in transformational change management in organisations.
LO5: Illustrate a robust understanding of International Leadership and management theories and concepts.

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