Singapore University of Social Sciences

Organisational Behaviour in the Technology Era

Organisational Behaviour in the Technology Era (BUS104)

Applications Open: 01 October 2021

Applications Close: 30 November 2021

Next Available Intake: January 2022

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Business Administration

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Business


Technological innovation drives how people work and interact in organisations. BUS104Organisational Behaviour in the Technology Era is the study of individual and group behaviourwithin organisations in the modern technological environment. Organisational behaviour is anexciting and dynamic field of study that has great importance for achieving organisational success.The study of organisational behaviour provides students with the opportunity to develop and refinepeople management skills in an organisational context. This course introduces students to theconcepts, theories and practices of organisational behaviour which can be applied in thecontemporary workplace. Some of the topics include personality, motivation, group behaviour andorganisational change. Students will also examine how technology impacts organisationalbehaviour in different ways.

Level: 1
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester
E-Learning: ONLINE - Learning is done ENTIRELY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. There are no face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, this will be administered on-campus.


  • Introduction to organisational behaviour
  • Contemporary technology trends
  • Workplace diversity
  • Personality
  • Perception
  • Motivation
  • Group behaviour
  • Work teams
  • Communication
  • Workplace conflict
  • Organisational change
  • Work stress

Learning Outcome

  • Recognise the importance of organisational behaviour in developing interpersonal skills and improving organisational performance
  • Present technology and trends that drive transformation of work
  • Relate individual differences to work-related behaviour
  • Discuss how motivation in the workplace helps to achieve organisational goals
  • Illustrate how groups work and how teams can be effective
  • Recall the communication process and ways to increase communication effectiveness
  • Analyse nature and management of conflict at work
  • Review processes for managing organisational change and stress at work
  • Apply organisational behaviour principles and practices in real and hypothetical situations
  • Demonstrate the essential knowledge and interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team
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