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Organisational Behaviour (BUS127)

Semester: B
Level: 4
Module code: BUS127
Module organiser: Dr Mustafa Ozturk

Module overview

This module will introduce students to basic psychological concepts in organizational behaviour including  personality and intelligence, motivation and job design, perception and communication, learning, memory and training, decision making , attitudes and job satisfaction. Five metaphors of organizations including the organization as a machine, an organism, a brain, a psychic prison and instrument of domination will be considered in terms of what these offer to our understanding of their effects on individual and group behaviour in organizations.


  • 40% case study/report
  • 60% examination

Indicative reading list

  • Business Psychology and Organisational Behaviour 5th (Ed) (2011), McKenna, E.

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