Leadership and Organizational Behaviour

The aim of this unit is to help learners develop an understanding of how organisational behaviour, structure, culture, motivation, creativity and leadership impact on an organisation’s effectiveness and efficiency.

Awarding Body

ATHE/LIBT

Duration

25 Hours

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode

Classroom Workshop

By the end of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand leadership behaviour theory and practice
  • Understand how organisational structures and culture impact on the effectiveness of the organisation
  • Understand how organisations can improve employee effectiveness to respond to business opportunities
  • Understand how  organisations can motivate employees in order to improve their efficiency and effectiveness
  1. Understand leadership behaviour theory and practice
  • Leadership versus management
  • Leadership behaviour theory including: personal leadership traits, trait theories (e.g. Allport. Eysenck Cattell), ‘great man’ theory of leadership, contingency theories (e.g. Fiedler, cognitive resource theory), situational theories (e.g. Hersey and Blanchard, Vroom and Yetton), behavioural theories (e.g. role theory, managerial grid/leadership grid), participative theories (e.g. Lewin/Likert, transformational v transactional leadership, emotional intelligence).
  • Working relationships and interaction e.g. power, behavioural theories, social constructivism
  1. Understand how organisational structures and culture impact on the effectiveness of the organisation
  • Organisational structure: Bureaucracies, Stakeholders re-engineered corporation, modular,hierarchical, matrix, liquid devolved decision making powers, networked and atomised organisations, virtual organisations, line, staff & functional structures, formal and informal organisations, designing organisation structure, centralisation, decentralisation.
  • Organisational culture: Harrison – power, role, person, task cultures, Likert – autocratic, benevolent autocratic, consultative participative, Mintzberg – simple, machine bureaucracy, divisional, adhocracy, Pedlar et al – the learning organisation.
  • How structure and culture impact on effectiveness
  • Leader as a change agent
  1. Understand how organisations can improve employee effectiveness to respond to business opportunities
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Organisational culture: integration / interaction of disciplines and teams, attitude to risk, rewards.
  • Organisational learning: The learning, learning culture, knowledge capture and management, technical knowledge versus experiential knowledge, technology.
  • Measuring performance: Metrics, KPI, business scorecard, working in teams, group dynamics, teams versus groups, communications, collaboration and team decision making, motivation of groups.
  • Change processes and outcomes: Changes (reorganisation, restructuring, merger and acquisition, downsizing), involving stakeholders, communicating and managing change.
  1. Understand how organisations can motivate employees in order to improve their efficiency and effectiveness
  • Motivational theory including: Taylorism, Mayo, Maslow, Herzberg, McGregor, Broad theories (e.g. temporal motivation theory), cognitive theory.
  • Entry Level Managers

How many students are there in a classroom?

It depends on how many would enroll per intake. Even if the number of students are just 1, we still continue with the training as planned. The maximum number of students we will have in a classroom is 10.

Can I request a date that is convenient for me?

Absolutely! We will arrange the training that is convenient for you. The training date is completely customizable.

Can I change the course content?

Yes, if the contents of the course needs to be changed, please let us know. We will communicate with you and get a course outline that works for you finalized.

Does it matter which industry I work at?

It really doesn’t. We take cases and discuss them to cover your industry. If you need the course to be customized and tailored to your industry, we can also do that. You’d have to let us know in advance by filling out the form below.

(The fees include coffee breaks, study materials and working lunches daily)

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