Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS
Students are expected to have completed
Knowledge in organizational behaviour/work psychology will help students to better understand the contents of the program below. However, the course is designed for students with a basic level of expertise in the subject
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
The organizational behaviour course is expected to help prepare participants for their professional careers, providing them with basic frameworks for diagnosing and dealing with the human opportunities and challenges that arise in all type of organizations.
Our general objective is advancing our practical understanding of the different factors that shape the way organisations work. The focus will be achieving an improved understanding of human behaviour inside organisations mainly from the individual/micro level (a socio-psychological perspective), and on advancing the development of some critical skills needed to improved our managing in real-life scenarios. This will become a necessary background for the Leadership course later in the Master in Management.
Description of contents: programme
1. Organizational Behavior, Management, and Data-Driven Management
2. Self-Awareness and Emotional Intelligence
3. Diversity and Learning in Organizations
4. Personality, Attitudes and Values
5. Perception and Decision Making
6. Motivation and Engagement
Learning activities and methodology
The learning method is discussion based and experiential. It will include regular lectures, business press analysis, case-studies, self-assessments, research papers, guest speakers and group projects.
% end-of-term-examination 40
% of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
HUCZYNSKI ANDRZEJ A. & BUCHANAN DAVID A. . Organizational Behaviour. Pearson. 2013
ROBBINS, S. & JUDGE, T. A. . Organizational Behavior. Pearson. 2015
ADLER, N. J. . International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior. Thompson. 2008
MEYER, E. . The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business. Public Affairs. 2014
MINTZBERG, H.. Simply Managing: What Managers Do and Can Do Better. Berrett-Koehler Publishers. 2013
The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.