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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
    • Foundations of Group Behaviour, Understanding Teams
    • Leadership
    • Attitudes, Personality and Values
    • Perception and Individual Decision Making
    • Communication
    • Emotions and Mood
    • Power and Politics
    • Conflict and Negotiation
    • Organisational Culture/ Diversity in Organisations
    • Motivation: from concept to application
    • Organisational Change and Stress Management
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Online Assessment

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. synthesise major and organisational behaviour models and theories to enhance project effectiveness
  2. apply analytical and critical thinking skills to produce evidence-based documents incorporating awareness of organisational behaviour in a project environment
  3. evaluate performances in a diverse project team
  4. demonstrate an understanding of plagiarism, paraphrasing and the principles of Academic Integrity.
  • Assignment 1 - Presentation (20%)
  • Assignment 2 - Reflection (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Essay (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject encompasses human behaviour at the individual, project and organisational level, with particular focus on the requirements of project teams.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

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