- Teacher: Milagros Sneed
Introduction to Management (MAN101)
Most people like a job that is motivating and rewarding; a job that allows them to make a meaningful contribution; a job that allows them to learn and grow and to earn a fair salary. Not many people know how to design such jobs. Certainly, as Christians, we should ask ourselves the question: How can we create jobs and work environments that treat people as ‘made in the image of God’? This unit introduces the student to the key skills of management which include the design of jobs, recruiting the right person for the job, team training, structuring the organization, and designing fair compensation schemes, in order to equip them to create better jobs and job environments.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of managerial work in organizations.
- Outline and explain how planning, organizing, controlling and leading are conducted in an organizational setting.
- Examine the role of social responsibility and ethics in management
- Identify and outline the evolution of management, its historical development as well as factors which impact on the organization’s internal and external environments
- Teacher: Grace Canave
Organisational Behaviour (MAN201)
This unit explores the concept of organizational behavior (OB) from its beginnings to the current day approach and behavior of organizations in the Australian context. The course covers a number of operational and organizational dimensions including the history and evolution of OB. We then cover the constructs of leadership, teams, change, conflict, communication, culture, strategy and politics all within the working organization environment. We will blend theory and commercial application to provide a rounded coverage of the course.
- Identify and demonstrate the major drivers of individual and group behavior in organizations
- Describe and discuss contemporary perspectives of organizational behavior
- Critically evaluate and demonstrate how external factors may influence organizational behavior
- Identify, describe and distinguish the key theories used to explain the behavior of individuals within an organizational context.
- Introduction to organizational behavior
- Individual behavior
- Personality and learning
- Perception, attribution, and diversity
- Values, attitudes and work behavior
- Social behavior and organizing processes
- Groups and teamwork
- Social influence, socialization, and organizational culture
- Communication and decision-making
- Power, politics, and ethics
- Conflict and stress
- The total organization
- External environment and organizational change