700 Organisational Behaviour

700 Organisational Behaviour

  • Study programme and level: University degree programme Administration 1nd Cyc
  • 2nd or 3th year
  • 6 ECTS
  • Course type: Elective
  • Lectures: 15
  • Individual work: 165
  • Lecturer: Štefan Ivanko, PhD


1. Objectives and competences


  • discover the features of organizational behaviour in the organization
  • compare the impact of various relationships in the operation of the organisation
  • use various ways of establishing relations within the organization
  • analyze and deal with problematic situations
  • find and use appropriate elements of business communication.


  • understanding the role of individuals and organizations in the field of organizational behaviour
  • ability of analytical and integrative thinking in the field of organizational behaviour
  • ability to integrate the various subjects in the field of organizational behaviour
  • ability to use skills of cooperation with colleagues and customer
  • mastering the basics of communication and public speaking.

2. Content

  • The definition of organisational behaviour individual and the organisation
  • Informal organisation as a way of organisational behaviour
  • Group work and team work
  • Motivation
  • Organisational culture and organisational climate
  • The impact of managers and leaders in organizational behaviour
  • Conflict within organisation
  • Ethics and moral
  • Stress
  • Decision making and behaviour
  • Negotiation
  • Communication and the basis of rhetoric

3. Readings

  • Ivanko, Š., Stare, J.: Organizacijsko vedenje, Fakulteta za upravo, Ljubljana, 2007. 314 strani.
  • Martin, J.: Organizational Behaviour. Thomson-Learning, London, 2001. Izbrana poglavja 50 strani.

4. Intended learning outcomes

Students will be able to identify and understand the soft part of the organization: the changed role and importance of humans in the modern organization. Gain the fundamental knowledge of the impact of organizational variables on the soft performance of the organization. Know the importance of human behavioural characteristics of modern organizations and the basics of communication.

5. Learning and teaching methods

  • lecture
  • practical work
  • coursework
  • case study
  • e-learning
  • tutoring (for individual learning)

6. Assessment

  • written (and / or oral) examination, may be conducted with two term examinations (both positive)  (100 %)
  • Final assessment of the course is the sum of the time commitments (oral exam, written exam) and other partial estimates of commitments for this period.