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Unit 3: Organisations and Behaviour

Motivational theories

Examine the relationship between motivational theories

Motivation theories: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, Herzberg’s Motivation — Hygiene theory, Vroom and Expectancy theories, Maccoby, McCrae and Costa — personality dimensions

Motivation and performance: rewards and incentives, motivation and managers, rewards monetary and non-monetary

Leadership: leadership in organisations, managers and leaders, leadership traits, management style, contingency approach, leadership and organisational culture

Leadership and successful change in organisations: pluralistic, transformational, communications, conflict

Suggested Reading

Introducing Organisational Behaviour/Organizational Behaviour Student Workbook

Organizational Behaviour: An Introductory Text

Why Work?: Motivating the New Generation

Management and Organisational Behaviour

Multi Pack: Essentials of Organisational Behaviour & CD-Rom

 

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Improving Organisational Performance
Practical policies for the implementation of performance related practices

What is Performance ?
Organisational Performance J.B. Barney: Gaining and Sustaining Competitive Advantage Ch. 2: What is Performance?

Recommended Book

HNC/HND Business Core Unit 3: Organisations and Behaviour: Study Text (2000) - Buy it - Part of the HNC/HND business series, this text on Organisations and behaviour features a blend of topic coverage and practice opportunities with BTEC guidelines, key definitions, timed activities and assignments, and topics for class discussion. It is suitable for both classroom and individual study. Buy it from amazon.co.uk.

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