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Module Code: MAN105
Module Title: Introduction to Organisation and Management
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: International Business School Suzhou
Pre-requisites: N/A
The aim of this module is to provide students with a comprehensive foundation to the study of Organisational Behaviour and its practical applications in order to improve their understanding and management of people at work. The module considers the conceptual frameworks relevant to the behaviour of individuals and groups in organisations, and the issues which are raised in their management.
Learning outcomes 
A. Interpret key concepts and theories with regard to individual differences and apply these appropriately to specific situations.

B. Examine the role and functions of groups and teams in organisations.

C. Identify characteristics of organisations in terms of structure, change and culture.

D. Explain how organisational performance can be improved through the effective use of human resources.

Method of teaching and learning 
This is a lecture based module supported by tutorials and private study

Introduction to the module

The context of organisational behaviour




Work place stress and work-life balance

Groups and teams


Power, politics and conflicts

Organisational structure

Organisational culture

Organisational change

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    13      111  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Group Report 15.00
2 Group Presentation 15.00
3 Final Examination 70.00

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