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MGT B347

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MANAGING PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS

MGT B347

More information: Course Guide

MANAGING PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS

Course Start Date
Aut 2022
Course Level
Higher
Length in Terms
2 terms
Credits
10
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
13,200
Future Terms
Aut 23
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Aut 2022
Higher2 terms10
English
13,200
Aut 23

Course Coordinator: Dr Chan Tsz Ying, BA (HKU); PGDip (CUHK); MSc (Nottingham); PhD (CU Boulder)

Advisory prerequisite(s)
You are advised to have already studied MGT B240.

Aims
The course aims to assist students in gaining a solid understanding of the approaches to managing organizations, and developing the ability to suggest and carry out effective managerial actions in today’s organizational settings.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • Basic and key trends in organizational design
  • Fundamentals of organizational structure
  • Organizational design and its strategic purpose
  • Organizational design and technology
  • Size, life cycle, and decline of organizations
  • Managing employee performance
  • Power and conflict in the workplace
  • Group dynamics and decision-making
  • Leading employees to success
  • Managing organizational culture and change

Learning support
There will be ten two-hour tutorials and one two-hour surgery.

Assessment
There are three written assignments and one examination. Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare the assignments and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Set book(s)
A custom textbook will be provided.