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Course Detail

Course Name Individual and Group Behaviour Dynamics in Organizations (I & GBDO)
Course Code 23HR102C
Program MBA
Credits 3
Course Category Foundation Core
Area Human Resource


Module 1

Module 1: Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (7.5 hours)

  1. Organizational Behavior Issues & Challenges for Managers.
Module 2

Module 2: Group or Interpersonal Processes in Organizations (7.5 hours)

  1. Group Dynamics; Work Teams.
  2. Leadership.
  3. Conflict and Negotiation.
Module 3

Module 3: Intrapersonal Processes in Organizations (7.5 hours)

  1. Personality, Attitude, and Values.
  2. Perception, Attribution, Cognition, and Decision Making.
  3. Emotions and Moods; Motivation and Rewards.
Module 4

Module 4: Social Processes and Decision-making strategies in Organizations (7.5 hours)

  1. Psychological Contracts; Social Influence.
  2. Social Networks; Persuasion, Persuasion.
  3. Power & Politics.
  4. Wellbeing at Workplace.
  5. Organization Climate & Culture.

Course Description & Outcomes

Course Description

The course focuses on organizational behavior perspectives at the micro-level. It introduces important concepts and theories at three levels: individual, interpersonal, and collective. The theoretical basis of Organizational Behavior (OB) literature is primarily rooted in disciplines like psychology, sociology, socio-psychology, anthropology, political science, etc. This course intends to develop knowledge on understanding individuals’ behavior, intergroup relationships, group performance, and decision-making to improve the well-being and effectiveness of employees and the organization. In this course, personality, motivation, and decision-making are the key focus at the individual level. At the intrapersonal level, power, influence, and negotiations are the focal points for discussions. Similarly, leadership and organizational settings are central topics to learn at the collective level.

Course Outcomes & Learning Levels
  1. Able to assess important concepts, theories, and practices related to interpersonal processes in organizational settings. [L4: Analyze].
  2. Able to assess important concepts, theories, and practices related to intrapersonal processes in organizational settings. [L4: Analyze].
  3. Able to assess important concepts, theories, and practices related to social processes in organizational settings. [L4: Analyze].
  4. Able to critically evaluate organizational behavior-related issues & challenges and develop decision- making strategies. [L5: Evaluate].

Evaluation Pattern 

# Assessment Component Percentage of Marks
1 Continuous Assessment * 40
2 Mid –Term Examination 20
3 End –Term Examination 40

*Based on assignments / Tests / Quizzes / Case Studies / Project / Term paper / Field visit report. 

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