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Seminar-like lecture: Organizational Behavior (2V, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 V 3.0 CP 30 h 60 h
(2V) 3.0 CP 30 h 60 h


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [WIW-HRMOB] Human Resource Management, Leadership, and Organization
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


1. Organizational behavior: Introduction

2. Individual characteristics and processes

2.1 Basics of individual behavior: Personality, attitudes, emotions, work behavior

2.2 Person-organization/job fit and stress

3. Interpersonal and group processes

3.1 Communication

3.2 Power, micropolitics, and organizational justice

3.3 Conflict

3.4 Group: Characteristics, development, dynamics, decision behavior

4. Organizational characteristics and processes

4.1 Creating and managing organizational culture

4.2 Creating a culture of change


  • Griffin, R. W., Phillips, J. M., & Gully, S. M. (2019). Organizational behavior: Managing people and organizations (13th ed.). Cengage Learning.
  • Robbins, S. P., & Judge, T. A. (2019). Organizational behavior (18th ed.). Pearson Education.


  • OLAT course
  • Lecture notes with references to each topic
  • Instruments to organizational behavior topics
  • Research articles

Requirements for attendance (informal)

Knowledge about basic leadership and motivation concepts; basic knowledge in statistics

Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [WIW-HRMOB-OB-K-7]

Module Name Context
[WIW-HRMOB-HRMOB1-M-7] Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP