Darbuotojų elgsenos vadyba organizacijoje (GRAI002)

Course description

The purpose of this course is to provide a basic knowledge of human behavior management in organizations with the focus on building the innovative organization. This course surveys issues pertaining to people in the context of organizations that seek to create innovative culture, including behavior and processes related to individuals, groups, and organizational systems. During this course students will address the key themes of the subject material: an individual’s attitude and effective management of motivation, group’s behavioral dynamics, and leading for innovation via theoretical study discussions in seminars. The course is designed to provide an understanding of the fundamental theories of organizational behavior, to build critical thinking skills by analyzing how those theories apply to current management trends and issues, and to develop teamwork, problem solving, and written and oral academic communication skills.

Course aim

  1. Provide an introduction to the management of human behavior in organizations by exploring concepts and information associated with the process of managing organizations and the behavior of the individuals and groups within the organizational setting.
  2. Analyze how cognitive, behavioral, and emotional outcomes contribute to and sustain organizations, identifying processes and methods that can improve the behavior, attitudes, and effectiveness of organizational members, with a particular emphasis on innovation and change management.
  3. Explore the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling at the individual, group, and organizational level.
  4. Apply organizational behavior and management theories to practice in the classroom, organization, and society through readings from modern management literature.

Learning outcomes

  • To describe the main organizational behavior theories and adapt them to the practical issues.
  • To be able to analyze a company as an integral unit, which strives for certain goals in a market and social environment.
  • To describe and analyze social environment of companies; to evaluate internal and external changes and to make necessary decisions seeking to create innovative organizational culture.
  • To select and apply in practice theories and models of organizational behavior.
  • To develop professional competence in the subject area.
  • To apply a systematic, critical and constructive thinking in problem identification and solving.
  • To develop independent learning skills necessary to continue studies on a higher level.
  • To communicate and to work effectively in an intercultural and interdisciplinary group.
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