- Describe concepts, theories and findings relating to Organisational Behaviour and industrial sociology.
- Evaluate and apply such concepts and theories to the behaviour of people in the working environment and in the social/labour market context.
- Show how such concepts and theories assist workers and organisations in achieving strategic success.
- Understand the direction and implication of trends in technological change, globalisation, labour markets, work organisation, managerial practices and employment relations
- Explain the ways in which workers challenge, resist and make their own contributions to the patterning of work and shaping of work institutions.
1. Studying work society and organisation
2. The sociological analysis of work and organisation: scientific management, human relations and negotiated orders
3. The sociological analysis of work and organisation: institutionalism, labour process and discourse analysis
4. Work, society and globalisation
5. Work organisations
6. The changing organisation and management of work
7. The occupational principle and the social organisation of work
10. Identity, narrative and emotion in and out of work
24 Lesson hours
8 Preparation Lesson hours
10 Assignments / Homework hours
20 Exam and exam preparation hours
50 Literature ( Depending on the length and difficulty of the book ) hours
The course uses 350 pages from the book(s) and journal articles where:
- 350 pages easy reading and understanding material – 50 hours
- Difficult reading and understanding material – 3 pages per hour
- Average reading and understanding material – 5 pages per hour
- Easy reading and understanding material – 7 pages per hour
Total 112 Hours
- Classroom lecturing
- Case study discussions
- Feedback and presentation sessions
- Video and film
- Discussion sessions
- Research Papers
- Sociology, Work and Organisation, Tony Watson, Routledge; 2011, ISBN-10: 041568109X, ISBN-13: 978-0415681094
- Management and Organisational behaviour, 8th Edition, Laurie J. Mullins, Printice Hall 2007, ISBN 978-0-273-70888-9.