Unit description

Focuses on personnel issues in sport - specifically on understanding and managing individuals, groups and teams in organisational settings.

Unit content

Topic 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

Learning outcomes

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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