JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

Try new Subject Search!

We've released the new Subject Search, designed to be simpler and faster than the application below.

LB5205 - People in Organisations

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject provides insight into key aspects of the relationship between the individual and the workplace. Notions of personal and group identity are explored in relation to the changing nature of work and employment relationships. It takes a holistic approach to human relations, exploring various aspects of managers' behaviour both privately and at work and identifying their interdependence. The first part of the subject offers an opportunity to explore some of the psychological dimensions of human behaviour and leadership such as identity, personal values, motivation, self-esteem, emotional intelligence, and the management of intrapersonal, interpersonal and group effectiveness. The second part of the subject applies this knowledge to the examination of some of the current challenges for managers such as changing organisational forms, diversity of the global workplace, work-life balance, and personal career development.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop strategies to analyse and reflect upon human relations issues in contemporary work environments;
  • integrate interpersonal skills to develop a clearer understanding of relevant issues;
  • employ critical analysis of key work issues in the new economy such as global integration, workplace diversity, and the impact of technology;
  • explore and appreciate the impact of these issues on their own individual career management strategies.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (25%) - Group
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (25%) - Individual
  • Written > Critical Analysis - (50%) - Individual.

Availabilities

Cairns, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce
Lecturer: Mr Robert Godby.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising session
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce
Lecturer: Mr Robert Godby.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising session
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce
Lecturer: Mr Robert Godby.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising session
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 03-Aug-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of lectures, via LearnJCU
  • 20 hours tutorials - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of synthesising sessions, via LearnJCU
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 3, External
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Josephine Pryce
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • 10 hours online Tutorials - Online Collaborate session
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.