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A130A0551 Organizational Behaviourr, 6 cr 
Code A130A0551  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name Organizational Behaviourr  Abbreviation Organizational 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Business and Management 

Anna-Maija Nisula 

Description by Study Guide

Location: full digi

This course is on-line course and emphasizes students' self-directed learning via Moodle assignments


B.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) 2



Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

D. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), Post-doctoral researcher Anna-Maija Nisula


The course introduces students with the basic constructs and theories of organizational behavior.

By the end of the course a student is able to:

 - define the key basic constructs of organizational behavior and identify these concepts by definition

 - understand and describe the key theoretical entities that are composed by the association of the basic concepts.


The course examines organizational behavior on individual, group, and organization -levels. On the individual-level, the main themes of the course are personality and values, perceptions and decision-making, attitudes at work, basic concepts of motivation and their applications, and moods and emotions. On the group-level, the main themes are groups and teams, leadership, power and politics, and conflict and negotiation. On the organization level the content includes culture and change. In addition, research methods in organizational behavior are discussed.

Teaching Methods 

Online course, which is grounded by high level of independent and self-directed learning via provided assignments is Moodle. The total workload (160 h) of the course comprises of:

- an independent work and written assignments 86 h.

 - written exam and preparation for the exam, 74 h. Examination in exam.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Final grade 0 – 5. Evaluated on scale 0 – 100 points. Examination 70%, written assignments 30%.

Course Materials 

1. Robbins, S. P. & Judge, T. A. (2009). Organizational Behavior. 13th Edition, New Jersey: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

2. Materials announced by the lecturer.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 


Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 5


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Organizational Behaviourr  COURSE  Anna-Maija Nisula 
07.01.20 -17.04.20 -

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