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Behaviour in Organisations II - MAN00015I

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  • Department: The York Management School
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Mark Egan
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2022-23

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2022-23

Module aims

The module is designed to build on the concepts introduced in Behaviour in Organisations in Year 1. As areas of knowledge are developed, a more critical appreciation of the topics is introduced and related to other areas of study across the programme.

Module learning outcomes

Show an awareness of the socially and politically situated nature of management
Be able to apply the theoretical content of the module to the behaviour of firms and the experience of being a manager Understand the theoretical assumptions underpinning management knowledge and practice
Demonstrate their understanding of fundamental social science concepts with respect to management theory and practice
Be able to critique management theory and practice from a number of different theoretical perspectives


Task Length % of module mark
3000 word essay
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
3000 word essay
N/A 100

Module feedback

The timescale for the return of feedback will accord with TYMS policy

Indicative reading

Watson, T. (2008) Sociology, Work & Industry, London: Routledge

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