Organisational Culture and Communication


Human Resources Management and Organisational Behaviour, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 1887/2016 - 05/02/2016

5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 60,0 TP + 15,0 OT

- Maria Alexandra Falcão Bento Baptista Vilhena de Carvalho

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The students should familiarise themselves with the concept of organisational culture and how to create and change it. They should be aware of the significance of communication within an organisation.

I Concepts; Organizational Processes, structure and design; Effectiveness in Organizations. II Organizational Culture. Socialization and culture; Characteristics of Effective Socialization; Societal Values of systems. III Individual Differences and Behavior at Work. Basis for Understanding Behavior at Work; Individual variables. IV The Communication and Organization.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment: written test (60%) and assignment (40%) with at least half of these marks in each component. A mark of 10/20 exempts students from examination.
Final assessment: written exam (100%)

- Cunha, M. (1994). Organizações e Recursos: Perspectivas de Ecologia Organizacional. Ponta Delgada: Eurosigno
- Rego, A. (2013). Comunicação Pessoal e Organizacional. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo
- Ivancevich, J. e Matteson, M. (2002). Organizational Behaviour and Management. New York: McGraw Hill
- Marques, C. e Cunha, M. (1996). Comportamento Organizacional e Gestão de Empresas. Oeiras: D. Quixote

Method of interaction
Lectures and practical classes.

Software used in class
Not applicable.