Module Details

Module Code: BUSS C8017
Full Title Business Organisation
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits: 5
Module Author Kate Johnston
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of the way organisations work in terms of their structure, processes and their relationship with internal and external environments. Additionally, it examines pertinent issues in strategic management and planning
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Evaluate the theories on organisation behaviour.
MLO2 Appraise various organisation structural configurations.
MLO3 Critique the role of human resources in organisations.
MLO4 Distinguish between management and leadership
MLO5 Analyse and advise on appropriate organisation structural configurations
MLO6 Explain the concept of the psychological contract and its implications
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
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Indicative Content
Management Theories
Functions of Management - The Classical Approach to Management - Modern Approaches (Systems, Contingency)
Organisational Structure and Design
Components of organisational structure - Universal Approaches to design - Contingency Approach to design - The Mintzberg Framework - New form of organisation design
Organisation Behaviour
Motivation - Leadership - Group Dnamics - Conflict and Negotiation - Stress Management
Human Resources Management
Human Resource Planning - Recruitment and Selection - Training and Development - Performance Management - Reward Management - Industrial relations - Employment Law
Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%
Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing n/a Learning Outcome 1,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
The Continuous Assessment component will be by written assignments that will firstly assess students understanding of business concepts, and secondly challenge their critical analysis skills..
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Formal Exam % of Total Mark 70
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing End-of-Semester Learning Outcome 1,2,3,5,6
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
End-of-Semester Final Examination

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing n/a Learning Outcome 1,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
The Continuous Assessment component will be by written assignments that will firstly assess students understanding of business concepts, and secondly challenge their critical analysis skills..
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Formal Exam % of Total Mark 70
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing End-of-Semester Learning Outcome 1,2,3,5,6
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
End-of-Semester Final Examination
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact   Every Week 2.00 2
Practical Contact   Every Week 1.00 1
Directed Reading Non Contact   Every Week 4.00 4
Independent Study Non Contact   Every Week 2.00 2
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Practical Contact No Description Every Week 1.00 1
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 4.00 4
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • French, Rayner, rees & Rumbles. (2011), Organisational Behaviour, 2nd. Wiley, UK, [ISBN: 978047071033].
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Tiernan SD, Morley MJ, Foley E. (2006), Modern Management, 4th ed. Gill and Macmillan, [ISBN: 9780717156320].
  • Chaffey Dave. (2011), E-business and Management, 5th ed. Financial Times/ Prentice Hall, [ISBN: 978-0273752011].
  • Gunnigle P Heraty N Morley M. (2011), Human Resources Management in Ireland, 4th. Gill and MacMillan, [ISBN: 978-0717149797].
  • Cooney, Thomas M; Hill, Shane. (2002), New Venture Creation, Oak Tree Press, [ISBN: 978-1860762550].
This module does not have any article/paper resources
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