Module Title: Understanding People in Organisations
Module Code: HWS6002-C
Module Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module, students will be able to...
1 Critically discuss relevant theories and approaches to organisations and people`s behaviour at work
2 Critically analyse the actions/behaviour of people in work settings for individuals and organisations and explore the impact on both.
3 Critically analyse the structure and the function of organisations.
4 Communicate with others in a clear and articulate manner, both verbally and in writing
5 Present ideas and arguments in a well-structured and coherent manner.
6 Identify and propose solutions to problems in relation to people in organisations.
7 Gather and evaluate relevant information from a wide variety of sources using manual and online systems.
3. Assessment Information Assignment Brief: Select one of the following essay titles:
1. Critically evaluate the key challenges faced by managers in improving employee performance.
2. How valid is the contention that advances in technology inevitably deskill and alienate workers?
3. Critically discuss the view that organisational decision-making is based on the relative power of those involved rather than any rational or evidence-based process.
4. To what extent is it possible to be a democratic leader?