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Organisation Behaviour

CEC , Panjab University Chandigarh and Maharaja Agrasen University via Swayam


The course ‘Organisation Behaviour’ aims to prepare students for understanding the human behaviour in an organization. It identifies why human behaviour differs and the reasons that lead to the same The course will provide a good foundation for students intending to study management principles and practices with the study of human behaviour within the organization. The objective of the course is to provide students with the essential content and experiences they need to become a successful manager and an effective employee. By joining the course, students will understand the organisational environment and will be able to learn how to create effective work groups to be successful in their life. It will also help to develop an understanding of aspects that affect organizational behaviour at the micro and macro level. The course imparts in depth knowledge about the “Meaning and concept of Organisation Behaviour, its need and importance, different roles of manager, Evolution of this field of study and various approaches or models of OB. It also focuses on human behaviour concepts of perception, learning & personality and attitude, and will also throw light on motivation and related theories. It explains emotional intelligence and job satisfaction. The Course also elaborates the interpersonal relations from individual level to grouping of individuals into teams and work groups which discusses team building and effective communication. Aspects associated with teams such as conflict, power, politics are also discoursed. Lastly, you will also learn multiple ways in which organization structures exist and importance of each structure. It further discusses ethical behaviour of individuals.



No. of Weeks


Topics to be covered


Week 1


Organisational Behaviour- Meaning and Concept


Organisational Behaviour- Importance and Fields of Study


Week 2


Roles and Skills of Managers


Organisational Behaviour- Challenges


Week 3


Field of OB: Individual, Groups & Systems as building blocks


Organisational Behaviour Models


Evolution of Organisational Behaviour- Part 1


Week 4


Evolution of Organisational Behaviour- Part 2


Researches in Organisational Behaviour


International Organisational Behaviour


Week 5






Week 6


Learning: Concept and theories




Week 7


Attitude: Meaning and Concept


Attitude: Formation and Change


Motivation: Content theories


Week 8


Motivation: Process theories


Job Satisfaction


Emotions and Emotional Intelligence


Week 9


Formation of Groups


Types of Groups


Week 10


Team Dynamics


Group Decision Making


Interpersonal Relations


Week 11


Communication- Nature, Types and Barriers


Leadership- Nature, Importance and Styles


Theories of Leadership


Week 12


Power and Politics




Foundations of Organization Structure


Week 13


Organizational Design


Diversity and Its Management


Stress among Employees


Week 14


Work Life Balance


Organizational Change and Development


Organizational Culture


Week 15


Employee Empowerment


Learning Organisation


Ethical Behaviour in Organizations


Taught by

Prof.(Dr.) A.K.Saihjpal, Prof.(Dr.) Vishal Kumar

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    It is one of the best courses of Management for understanding the human behaviour in any organisation. So do join

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