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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Behaviour in the Workplace

Enrolment code: KHB215/315

Offered: Distance education: semester 1 [by internet]

Special note: Behavioural Science (non-accredited) elective unit; attendance at workshops is required

Unit description:

Provides a broad overview of psychological theory and practice as it applies to human behaviour in the workplace. The lecture sequence will introduce topics such as organisations and their nature, motivation and human performance, workplace culture, the stress phenomenon, leadership and ‘followship’, and selection and development of people. The practical component of the course will examine a number of key aspects of work through the use of a variety of assessment techniques in areas such as recruitment and selection of staff, validation of selection, and social climate in the workplace.

Staff Dr G Hannan For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Prerequisites KHA100 or (KHA101 and KHA102 ) or (HGP101 and HGP102)  
Corequisites KHA201  
Mutual exclusions KHA215, KHA315  
Assessment mode 2 -hr exam in June (50%), lab reports totalling 2,500 words (50%). Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Berry L, Psychology at Work, 2nd edn, 1998, ISBN 0697201732 Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Behavioural Science  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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