Theory of organization and Organizational Behavior

Recently, research in the field of management has paid great attention to the human factor. In particular, scientists around the world recognize that understanding, predicting and controlling people's behavior is the key to the success of any leader. This course reveals the essence and meaning of organizational behavior, gives recommendations for rational interaction with people of different characters and temperaments, examines the features of individual and group behavior, shows the specifics of relationships in organizations.

The goal of mastering the discipline

The goal is to form a set of skills and abilities in the field of decision-making in the implementation of the organization's operational activities based on knowledge of economic, organizational and management theory.

The skills you get

  • Be able to use in practice approaches to the formation of the organizational and management structure of the organization.
  • Develop and implement projects aimed at the development of the organization.
  • Analyze the structure of motivation of employees of the organization.
  • Find the relationship between the behavior of employees and the achievement of the organization's strategic and operational goals.

Topics covered

  • Organization as an object of management
  • External and internal environment of the organization
  • Organizational life cycle
  • Planning as a function of organizational management
  • Design and optimization of organizational structures
  • Control as a function of management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Organizational culture
  • Individual characteristics of organizational behavior
  • Motivation in organizations
  • Career development
  • Communication in the organization

When instructed

  • 1st year, 1st semester

List of references and sourses

1. Gabriele Jacobs. Organisational Behaviour and Culture. Insights from and for Public Safety Management. - Erasmus Research Institute of Management, 2018.
2. Talya Bauer, Berrin Erdogan. Organisational Behaviour. An Introduction, 2012.
3. Daniel Kahneman. Thinking fast and slow. – Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.