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MN10005: People and organisations 2

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2013/4
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 6
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment: CW 50%, EX 50%
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this unit you must take MN10001
This unit is not available to visiting/exchange students.
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:

1. The aim of this module to build upon knowledge of key organisational behaviour issues and concepts introduced in MN0001.
2. The focus of the module will shift to an in-depth, critical and reflective level of analysis.
3. The module will explore social diversity in an organisational context and the impact this has on organisational behaviour at a number of levels.

Learning Outcomes:
On completion of this module, students should:
* Have a comprehensive understanding of the interdependent nature of key organisational behaviour concepts and issues.
* Have a comprehensive understanding of key concepts used to make sense of behaviour in organisational situations
* Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the impact of social differences in organisations at an individual, group and organisational level.
* Be able to critically evaluate specific organisational issues.

At the end of this module, students should gain the following skills:
A. Knowledge and Understanding
* Students will be able to understand social differences in an organisational context and the impact this has on organisational behaviour.
* Students will develop an understanding of the interrelationship of behaviour in organisational contexts.
* Students will be able to explain and apply their knowledge and understanding of key organisational behaviour issues by reflecting on everyday life examples from their own experience.
B. Cognitive Skills
* The application of imagination, inventiveness and critical thinking.
* Develop critical reflexivity towards the module content and examples of practice.
C. Transferable Skills
* Written and verbal communication skills
* Analytical skills
* Research skills
* Team working skills.

Content will include:
* Power and politics
* Ethics/social responsibility
* Diversity
* Gender
* Stress
* Cross cultural issues
* Decision making
* Conflict and negotiation
* The impact of information technology.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MN10005 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

School of Management
  • UMMN-ANB01 : BSc (hons) Business Administration (Full-time with Thin Sandwich Placements) - Year 1

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2013/4 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2014/15 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2013/14.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.