BA 4102

Management Concepts and Organizational Behaviour

HBS > Professional Core > Management Concepts and Organizational Behaviour
Course ID
BA 4102
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester I

OBJECTIVE:
•  To familiarize the students to the basic concepts of management in order to aid in understanding how an organization functions, and in understanding the complexity and wide variety of issues managers face in today’s business firms.
• To acquaint the students with the fundamentals of managing business and to understand individual and group behaviour at work place so as to improve the effectiveness of an organization. The course will use and focus on Indian experiences, approaches and cases.

UNIT I NATURE AND THEORIES OF MANAGEMENT
Evolution of management Thought-Classical, Behavioral and Management Science Approaches Management- meaning, levels, management as an art or science, Managerial functions and Roles, Evolution of Management Theory- Classical era- Contribution of F.W.Taylor, Henri Fayol, Neo-ClassicalMayo & Hawthorne Experiments. • Modern era – system & contingency approach Managerial Skills.

UNIT II PLANNING AND ORGANISING
Planning – Steps in Planning Process – Scope and Limitations – Forecasting and types of Planning -Characteristics of a sound Plan – Management by Objectives (MBO) – Policies and Strategies – Scope and Formulation – Decision Making – Types, Techniques and Processes.

Organisation Structure and Design – Authority and Responsibility Relationships – Delegation of Authority and Decentralisation – Interdepartmental Coordination – Impact of Technology on Organisational design – Mechanistic vs Adoptive Structures – Formal and Informal Organisation.Control: meaning, function, Process and types of Control.

UNIT III INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOUR
Meaning of Organizational behavior, contributing disciplines, importance of organizational behavior, Perception and Learning – Personality and Individual Differences – Motivation theories and Job Performance – Values, Attitudes and Beliefs – Communication Types-Process – Barriers – Making Communication Effective.

UNIT IV GROUP BEHAVIOUR
Groups and Teams: Definition, Difference between groups and teams, Stages of Group Development, Group Cohesiveness, Types of teams, Group Dynamics – Leadership – Styles – Approaches – Power and Politics – Organisational Structure – Organisational Climate and Culture, Conflict: concept, sources, Types, Stages of conflict, Management of conflict Organisational Change and Development.

UNIT V EMERGING ASPECTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
Comparative Management Styles and approaches – Japanese Management Practices Organizational Creativity and Innovation – Organizational behavior across cultures – Conditions affecting cross cultural organizational operations, Managing International Workforce, Productivity and cultural contingencies, Cross cultural communication, Management of Diversity.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOME:
On completion of course, Students will develop
CO1 Understanding of various management concepts and skills required in the business world
CO2 In-depth knowledge of various functions of management in a real time management context
CO3 Understanding of the complexities associated with management of individual behavior in the organizations
CO4 Develop the skillset to have manage group behaviour in Organizations
CO5 Insights about the current trends in managing organizational behaviour

REFERENCES:

1. Andrew J. Dubrin, Essentials of Management, Thomson Southwestern, 10th edition, 2016.
2. Samuel C. Certo and S.Trevis Certo, Modern Management: Concepts and Skills, Pearson education, 15th edition, 2018.
3. Harold Koontz and Heinz Weihrich, Essentials of Management: An International, Innovation, And Leadership Perspective, 10th edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Education, 2015.
4. Charles W.L Hill and Steven L McShane, „Principles of Management, McGraw Hill Education, Special Indian Edition, 2017.
5. Stephen P. Robbins, Timothy A.Judge, Organisational Behavior, PHI Learning / Pearson Education, 16th edition, 2014.
6. Fred Luthans, Organisational Behavior, McGraw Hill, 12th Edition, 2013.
7. Don Hellriegel, Susan E. Jackson and John W,Jr Slocum, Management: A competency-Based Approach, Thompson South Western,11th edition, 2008.
8. Heinz Weihrich, Mark V Cannice and Harold Koontz, Management- A global entrepreneurial perspective, Tata McGraw Hill, 12th edition, 2008.
9. Stephen P. Robbins, David De Cenzo and Mary Coulter, Fundamentals Of Management, Prentice Hall of India,9 th edition 2016.
10. McShane, Mary V. Glinow, Organizational Behavior, 8th Edition, Tata Mc Graw Hill, 2017.
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