This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 714
  • Course:
  • Semester: I
  • Title: Understanding Organizational Behaviour: Theory and Research
  • Stream: Psychology
  • Description:

    Organizations: Scientific management and human relation era, Hawthorne studies, modern organization theory; organization as an open system; Motivation: Content theories, process theories, reinforcement theories and relevant research; Leadership: The classical theories of leadership; trait theory of leadership, group and exchange theory of leadership; Indian and other relevant research on leadership; Influence Strategies & Social Power: Concept and empirical research in this area; Job Satisfaction: Job satisfaction theories, correlates of job satisfaction, measurement of job satisfaction; Organizational Culture and Climate: Concepts, issues and measurement of organizational culture, work culture and research in Indian settings; Communication: Functions of communication, types of communication, models of organization structure and communication, personal factors affecting communication.

  • Text:

    F., Luthens, Organizational Behaviour, McGraw Hill, 1990^$^L.M., Berry, Psychology at Work, McGraw Hill, 1989.^$^S.P., Robbins, Organizational Behaviour, Prentice Hall, 2003.

  • Course References:

    D., Katz, & R.L., Kahn, The Social Psychology of Organizations, Wiley, 1978^$^ G., Hofstede, Culture’s Consequences, Sage, 1980^$^ J.B.P., Sinha, The Cultural Context of Leadership and Power, Sage, 1995