Number and length of classes: 3 hours face-to-face teaching per week consisting of 1 x 2 hour lecture and a 1 hour tutorial
The timetable for classes can be found on the University website at: http://www.timetables.mq.edu.au
Technology Used and Required
Technology used: iLearn. Please ensure that you have access to a personal computer so you are able to use iLearn.
Students will find resources to assist there study on iLearn, such as lecture notes and other resources. Please also check iLearn regularly for unit announcements.
Unit web page
Course material is available on the learning management system (iLearn) http://ilearn.mq.edu.au
Learning and Teaching Activities
The unit is taught using a combination of lectures & tutorials.
Additionally, it is essential that you keep up to date with the reading for tutorials - details of which you will be given in the preceding weeks lecture.
Please note that attendance will be taken in tutorials - You are expected to attend at least 10 of the 12 tutorials. Failure to do this may affect your final mark.
To complete the unit satisfactorily, you must achieve an overall score of 50 marks or more.
Required text and recommended materials
Bratton, J., Sawchuk, P., Forshaw, C., Callinan, M. & Corbett, M. (2015) Work & Organisational Behaviour, 3rd edition, Palgrave MacMillian, United Kingdom (ISBN: 9781137408686)
This textbook is compulsory and can be purchased from the Macquarie University Co-op Bookshop
In addition to this text, you will be expected to read items for each week's tutorial, the details of which will be given in the preceding week's lecture.
Apart from books, students will find it valuable to get into the practice of reading relevant articles from journals. Below students will find a list of journals. Some suggested articles will also be provide through out the course to start their reading. These can all be found within the university library system.
- Academy of Management Journal
- Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources
- Australian Journal of Management
- California Management Review
- Employee Relations
- Gender, Work and Organisation
- Harvard Business Review
- Human Resource Management Journal
- International Journal of Employment Studies
- International Journal of Human Resource Management
- International Journal of Manpower
- Labour & Industry
- New Technology, Work and Employment
- Personnel Journal
- Personnel Management
- Personnel Review
- Sloan Management Review
- The Journal of Industrial Relations