BA5105

Organizational Behaviour

HBS > Professional Core > Organizational Behaviour
Course ID
BA5105
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester I

OBJECTIVE:
• To provide an overview of theories and practices in organizational behavior in individual, group• and organizational level.

UNIT I FOCUS AND PURPOSE
Definition, need and importance of organizational behaviour – Nature and scope – Frame work – Organizational behaviour models.

UNIT II INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOUR
Personality – types – Factors influencing personality – Theories – Learning – Types of learners – The learning process – Learning theories – Organizational behaviour modification. Misbehaviour – Types – Management Intervention. Emotions – Emotional Labour – Emotional Intelligence – Theories. Attitudes – Characteristics – Components – Formation – MeasurementValues. Perceptions – Importance – Factors influencing perception – Interpersonal perceptionImpression Management. Motivation – Importance – Types – Effects on work behavior.

UNIT III GROUP BEHAVIOUR
Organization structure – Formation – Groups in organizations – Influence – Group dynamics – Emergence of informal leaders and working norms – Group decision making techniques – Team building – Interpersonal relations – Communication – Control.

UNIT IV LEADERSHIP AND POWER
Meaning – Importance – Leadership styles – Theories – Leaders Vs Managers – Sources of power – Power centers – Power and Politics.

UNIT V DYNAMICS OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
Organizational culture and climate – Factors affecting organizational climate – Importance. Job satisfaction – Determinants – Measurements – Influence on behavior. Organizational change – Importance – Stability Vs Change – Proactive Vs Reaction change – the change process – Resistance to change – Managing change. Stress – Work Stressors – Prevention and Management of stress – Balancing work and Life. Organizational development – Characteristics – objectives –. Organizational effectiveness Developing Gender sensitive workplace

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOME:
• Students will have a better understanding of human behaviour in an organization. They will know the framework for managing individual and group performance.

REFERENCES:

  1. Stephen P. Robins, Organisational Behavior, PHI Learning / Pearson Education, Edition 17, 2016 (Global edition)
  2. Fred Luthans, Organisational Behavior, McGraw Hill, 12th Edition
  3. Mc Shane & Von Glinov, Organisational Behaviour, 4th Edition, Tata Mc Graw Hill, 2007.
  4. Nelson, Quick, Khandelwal. ORGB – An innovative approach to learning and teaching. Cengage, 2 nd edition. 2012
  5. Ivancevich, Konopaske & Maheson, Oranisational Behaviour & Management, 7th edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2008.
  6. Udai Pareek, Understanding Organisational Behaviour, 3rd Edition, Oxford Higher Education, 2011.
  7. Jerald Greenberg, Behaviour in Organization, PHI Learning. 10th edition. 2011