Organisational Behaviour and Management - 2
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Overview of Contents
In this section, students explore the fundamental building blocks of organizations by examining various types of organizational structures. The focus is on understanding the characteristics, advantages, and drawbacks of structures such as hierarchical, flat, matrix, and network configurations.
Students will unravel the complexities surrounding different decision types, such as programmed and non-programmed decisions. The exploration continues through various decision-making models, including rational, bounded rationality, and intuitive models, providing a comprehensive understanding of how strategic choices are made.
Leadership and Motivation
Students will learn about the human aspects of organizations and leadership theories. The discussion then transitions into motivational strategies and theories, including Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Herzberg's two-factor theory, and expectancy theory, offering students insights into how leadership and motivation synergize in driving organizational strategy.
Strategic Role of Human Resource Management
The exploration of HRM brings to light its strategic relevance in organizations. Students delve into how HRM aligns with corporate strategy, understanding aspects such as workforce planning, talent acquisition, performance management, and employee development. The discussion underscores the importance of HRM in not just fulfilling staffing needs but also in nurturing and maintaining an effective workforce.
Concluding the course, the focus shifts to operations management, where students explore the essentials of designing and managing internal processes. This section sheds light on how organizations ensure that their operations align seamlessly with strategic objectives. Key topics include process design, quality management, supply chain management, and continuous improvement methodologies.
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