BUSM 1027 Organisational Behaviour (WSTC)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 700031

Coordinator Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Description Organisational Behaviour examines individual, group and organisational behaviours and the influence these have on each other. This unit is based on developing skills that can help students navigate through these processes and behaviours. The focus is on participation, to guide students to both reflect on and develop their own skills to become better managers, as well as employees.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Equivalent Subjects BUSM 1026 Organisational Behaviour

Restrictions Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College. Students enrolled in extended diplomas must pass 40 credit points from the preparatory subjects listed in the program structure prior to enrolling in this University level subject.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Apply skills in workplace communication.
  2. Apply skills in teamwork.
  3. Analyse and reflect on how individual and group processes affect behaviour in organisations.
  4. Apply theory, research and practice in organisational behaviour.
  5. Reflect on how ethical issues may affect reputation and productivity.

Subject Content

Reflective and critical thinking.
Exploring and developing personal strengths.
Developing communication skills.
Rational versus irrational decision making?
Team processes and skills.
Motivation or disengagement?
Developing your personal and organisational credibility.

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Reflection (week 4) 400 words 10 N Individual
Research report 1,200 words 25 N Individual
Group activity assignment a)Part 1: Group presentation (10-15 minutes) (15%), Group b) Part 2: Individual reflection on group dynamics. (400 words) (10%), Individual 25 N Both (Individual & Group)
Final Examination 2 hours 40 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 1

Bankstown

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Nirimba Education Precinct

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 2

Bankstown

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Subject Contact Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Nirimba Education Precinct

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Subject Contact Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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Subject Contact Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 3

Bankstown

Day

Subject Contact Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Nirimba Education Precinct

Day

Subject Contact Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

Day

Subject Contact Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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