Focuses on personnel issues in sport - specifically on understanding and managing individuals, groups and teams in organisational settings.
Unit contentTopic 1: Sport organisation managers and organisational behaviour
Topic 2: The individual in the organisation: Learning and job satisfaction; personality and values
Topic 3: The individual in the organisation: Perception and individual decision-making
Topic 4: The individual in the organisation: Motivation
Topic 5: The individual in the organisation: Moods, emotions and behaviour
Topic 6: Groups in the Organisation: Understanding group and team behaviour
Topic 7: Groups in the Organisation: Leadership
Topic 8: Groups in the Organisation: Power and politics
Topic 9: Groups in the Organisation: Communication and conflict
Topic 10: The Organisation System: Organisational culture and change
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Define organisational behaviour (OB) and describe the fundamental aspects of OB theory.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Discuss the foundations of individual behaviour.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Compare the main theories of motivation and discuss their application in sport management.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Describe issues associated with the behaviour of people in groups and discuss ways of making teams more effective.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||Describe theoretical approaches to the study of leadership.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|6||Discuss various organisational change and development techniques that sport managers can use to affect behaviour for the organisation's benefit.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|7||Apply knowledge of organisational behaviour and leadership theory to suggest approaches to real-world issues and problems in sport management.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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