Organisational Behaviour

Globalisation, outsourcing, and downsizing are just some of the challenges facing companies today, meaning managers must be prepared to deal with these issues.

Whether you're in human resources, a manager of a large department, or the leader of your team, you have to be able to constantly boost the attitudes and perceptions of employees.

This online short course from Skillsoft will give you the knowledge and skills you need to improve the organisational dynamics in your workplace, and can be completed in just five hours.  

The Organisational Behaviour short course is made up of the following five units:

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Price: $295 AUD

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5 hours
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What you'll learn

You'll learn about:

  • How various personality traits affect performance within an organisation
  • The characteristics of effective groups within organisations
  • Appropriate actions to take to address resistance to collaboration
  • Appropriate actions to remedy particular priority conflict problems in groups
  • The causes of group conflict
  • The steps to take to resolve a conflict in a group
  • The characteristics of politically constructive leaders in organisations
  • Political actions a leader could take to promote a course of action
  • The advantages of each organisational structure
  • What management can do to ensure employees adapt to the organisational structure
  • The characteristics of positive workplace culture 
  • The elements that drive organisational culture in a given scenario
  • Appling strategies for cultivating a positive workplace culture

Course structure

5 units

Fundamentals of Organisational Behaviour for the Individual

This unit defines organisational behaviour and identifies the variables and characteristics that influence attitudes in the workplace, and how these can affect performance.

Fundamentals of Organisations

In addition to explaining the characteristics of successful groups, this unit provides guidance on how to address employee resistance to collaboration, priority conflict problems within groups, and various other conflicts within groups.

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Price: $295 AUD