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SRI SRI UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Management Studies
Master of Business Administration (Session: 2012-2014)
MBA GENERAL Trimester – II

Course Code: 1207
Course Title: Organizational Behaviour II (Organizational Tools) Academic Session: 20012-13
Instructor: Dr.Kalpana Sahoo
COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Effective management of Human Resources is one of the prerequisites of a successful organization, especially, in the present day context of an evolving changing and competitive environment. This course will provide understanding to the participants in understanding, predicting, and managing people at workplace through motivation, leadership, culture, performance management, career planning & development and stress management

COURSE CONTENTS:
Module NoSession NoTopic & Reading
11-2Motivation

1.1Theories of Motivation
1.1.1Theory X and Y
1.1.2Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
1.1.3Herzberg’s Two-factor theory
1.1.4McClelland’s Theory of Needs
1.1.5Goal setting Theory and MBO programs
1.1.6Reinforcement Theory
1.1.7Equity Theory
1.1.8Expectancy Theory
1.2Implication of Motivational Theories on Human Behaviour in Organizations
1.3Motivation & Job Satisfaction

Readings:
Luthans, F. (2008): Organisational Behaviour.Chapter 6
Robbins, S.P., Judge & Sanghi, Seema (2009): Organizational Behaviour. Chapter 6 Case Study:
Keeping the Volunteers Working Hard at Amnesty International UK. Behavior in Organizations by Greenberg and Baron. Pp 285-286. 23Application of Motivation Concepts

3.1Job Characteristics Model
3.2Employee Recognition and Involvement Programs
3.3Job Redesigning
3.4Variable and Skill based pay
3.5Flexible benefits
Readings:
Robbins, S.P., Judge & Sanghi, Seema (2009): Organizational Behaviour. Chapter 7
34-5Leadership

4.1Trait Theories
4.2Behavioural Theories
4.2.1Ohio State Studies
4.2.2University of Michigan Studies
4.2.3Managerial Grid
4.3Contingency Theories
4.3.1Fiedler Model
4.3.2Hersey and Blanchard’s Situational Theory
4.3.3LMX Theory
4.3.4Path-goal Theory

Readings:
Robbins, S.P., Judge & Sanghi, Seema (2009): Organizational Behaviour. Chapter 12
Case Study:
Meg Whitman of eBay,Fundamentals of Organizational Behaviour, Chapt-7,Page-204.
46Emerging Issues in Leadership

6.1Inspirational approaches
6.1.1Charismatic Leadership
6.1.2Transactional Leadership
6.1.3Transformational Leadership
6.1.4Servant leadership
6.2Emotional Intelligence

Readings:
Robbins, S.P., Judge & Sanghi, Seema (2009): Chapter 13
Case Study &Exercise of EQ:
Generation Gap: Mentors and Proteges. Robbins, S.P., Judge & Sanghi, Seema (2009Pp. 483-484. 57-8Organizational Culture
7.1Importance of Culture
7.2Creating & Sustaining Culture
7.3Managing Culture
Readings:
Robbins, S.P., Judge & Sanghi, Seema (2009): Chapter 17
Case Study:
Wegmans ,Robbins, S.P., Judge & Sanghi, Seema (2009)Pp. 632-633. 69organizational Change
9.1Forces for Change
9.2Process of Change
9.3Resistance to Change
9.4Approaches to Managing Organizational Change
Readings:
Robbins, S.P., Judge & Sanghi, Seema (2009): Chapter 19

710Stress Management
10.1Sources of Stress
10.2Consequences of Stress
19.1Managing Stress

Readings:
Robbins, S.P., Judge & Sanghi, Seema (2009): Chapter 19
Exercise for Stress management
811Management of Human Resources at Workplace

11.1In a globally competitive business environment
11.2Challenges for HRM in changing environment

Readings:
Cascio, W.F. (2006): Managing Human Resources. Chapter 1
Dessler, G. & Varkkey,B (2009). Human Resource Management. Chapter 1 Projects to be Given
912-14Performance Management & Potential Appraisal

12.1Different forms of Appraisal
12.2Methods of Performance Appraisals
12.3Problems associated with appraisal systems...
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