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Mestrado em Gestão

Organisational Behaviour

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 4406/2017 - 22/05/2017

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 TP

- João Pedro Dias Fontes da Costa


The role of the manager as a HR manager;
The strategic importance of people as a competitive advantage;
Identify the applications of individual behaviour management and workteams in organizations;
Identify and characterize psychosocial processes.

I - Organizations
1.1. Nature, scope and objectives of CO
1.2. Theories of organizations
1.3. Organizational Structures
1.4. Organizational culture
II - Individuals in Organizations
2.1. Characteristics and Individual Skills: cognitive processes, emotional processes and behaviors
2.2. Motivation
2.3. Attitudes at work
III - Groups in Organizations
3.1. Types and characteristics of groups
3.2. Teams of work and work in team
3.3. Social exchanges
3.4. Leadership
3.5. Interpersonal relationships and conflicts

Evaluation Methodology
I. Continuous Assessment - Written test and a group assignment:
a) Written test - 50%;
b) Group work (3 elements) - 35%;
c) Work done in class - 15%;

Information on the theme, structure / form of group work will be made available on moodle.

For all assessment moments, a minimum score of eight is required. The average of the three grades must be a minimum of ten values.

- Miguel, . e , E. (2016). Manual de Comportamento Organizacional e Gestão.. Lisboa: Editora RH
- Arménio, R. e , E. e , . (2015). Manual de Gestão de Pessoas e do Capital Humano. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo
- José, G. e , . (2011). Manual de Psicossociologia das Organizações. Lisboa: Escolar Editora

Teaching Method
Traditional style lectures. The theoretical-practical component will involve case study analysis and practical exercises.

Software used in class




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