Module I :
The study of Organizational Behaviour : Definition and Meaning, Why Study OB
Learning – Nature of Learning, How Learning occurs, Learning and OB.
Foundations of Individual Behaviour : Personality – Meaning and Definition, Determinants of
Personality, Personality Traits, Personality and OB.
Perception – Meaning and Definition, Perceptual Process, Importance of Perception in OB. Motivation
– Nature and Importance, Herzberg’s Two Factor Theory, Maslow’s Need Hierarchy Theory, Alderfer’s
ERG Theory, Evaluations.
Module II :
Organizational Behaviour Process : Communication – Importance, Types, Gateways and Barriers to
Communication, Communication as a tool for improving Interpersonal Effectiveness, Groups in
Organizations – Nature, Types, Why do people join groups, Group Cohesiveness and Group Decisionmaking Managerial Implications, Effective Team Building. Leadership-Leadership & Management,
Theories of Leadership-Trait theory, Leader Behaviour theory, Contingency Theory, Leadership and
Follower ship, How to be an effective Leader, Conflict-Nature of Conflict and Conflict Resolution. An
Introduction to Transactional Analysis (TA).
Organization : Organizational Culture – Meaning and Definition, Culture and Organizational
Effectiveness. Introduction to Human Resource Management-Selection, Orientation, Training and
Development, Performance Appraisal, Incentives Organizational Change – Importance of Change,
Planned Change and OB techniques. International Organisational Behaviour – Trends in International
Business, Cultural Differences and Similarities, Individual and Interpersonal Behaviour in Global