|Assessment length / details
|Essay (2,500 words)
|Essay (2,500 words)
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Analyse factors influencing the structure of organizations and employment, and their implications for management strategy and employee behaviour.
2. Critically evaluate the changing role of management, and the impact of technological change, in the contemporary organization.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of conflict, control and power.
4. Assess the importance of ethical and corporate responsibility constraints for organizational behaviour.
5. Identify and assess the importance of managing change for organizational performance and development.
This module examines the key concepts of Organizational Psychology that are relevant to the design of organizational structure and the leadership and management of people in contemporary organizations.
Individual differences and diversity
Learning and development, perception and communication
Work motivation and job satisfaction
Working in groups and teams
Leadership in organizations
Organization structure and design
Technology and organizations
Organizational control and power
Strategy, corporate responsibility and ethics
Organizational culture and change
Organizational performance and development
|Application of Number
|Analysis of relevant numerical reports, particularly to inform coursework
|Communicate effectively using a variety of methods and reporting formats.
|Improving own Learning and Performance
|Students to show awareness of their own learning styles, personal preferences and needs, and identify barriers to learning. Demonstrate self awareness and manage completion of coursework and development of individual research skills.
|Through accessing various sources for reference material, use of word processing skills in the completion of the coursework, development of powerpoint and presentation skills
|Personal Development and Career planning
|Identifying learning sty les, development of critical thinking, discussion of role of HR function in graduate recruitment.
|Students will be introduced to and will work through problem solving issues throughout this module. They will be expected to identify and engage with the problems and issues throughout the course and will be encouraged to push their existing boundaries to answer these questions in creative and innovative ways.
|Students will have to prepare an individual assignment based on data and information that they will have to collect, have to arrange coherently in a written document all the relevant material gathered. Student will need to demonstrate their research skills in preparation for lectures and tutorials, as well as in their group exercises.
|Subject Specific Skills
|An ability to locate the Human Resource Management Function and Organisational Theory within the wider organization and business environment
|Seminars to include group exercises
This module is at CQFW Level 6