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Organizational Behaviour: Course Outline

The prime objective of this course is to help the student understand individuals, teams, organizational cultures, and their influence on employee behaviours.

Course Contents


  • What is Organizational Behaviour
  • Importance of organizational behavior
  • Foundations of Individual Behaviour: Biographical Characteristics, Ability, Learning
  • Organizational behaviour from Islamic and indigenous perspective
  • Understanding human psychology through the lenses of Quran and Sunnah
  • Attitudes and Job Satisfaction
  • Types of attitudes
  • Types of behaviors
  • Perception and Individual Decision Making
  • Why perception is important
  • Types of decision making
  • Biases and errors in decision making
  • Motivation concept
  • Content theories of Motivational
  • Process theories of motivation
  • Motivation: from concept to application
  • Applying motivation concepts for designing reward system
  • Emotions and Moods
  • Foundations of Group Behaviour
  • Groups in organization
  • Basic Approaches to Leadership
  • Trait theories
  • Behavioural theories
  • Contemporary Issues in Leadership
  • Power and politics
  • Types and sources of power
  • Politics in organizations
  • Conflict and negotiation
  • Types of conflicts
  • Functions of organization structure
  • Types of organizational structure
  • Organizational structure and its impact on individuals and groups
  • Organizational culture
  • Organizational culture and individual behavior

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