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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2018–2019
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
KATJOA12 Organizational Behavior (Independent study, Autumn 2018) 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Kauppatieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
Yrityksen johtaminen
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student understands the meaning of the human behavior in accomplishing organizational goals. The student recognizes the essential aspects affecting people's attitudes, motivation and communication and is able to develop solutions into the challenging situations at the workplace.

General description

Students write learning assignments independently. More specific instructions will be provided on the course's Moodle area in October 2018.

Enrolment for University Studies

Please take into a consideration the required preceding studies and inform in the enrolment what basic course(s) in management and organizations you have.

Enrolment time has expired


Riikka Tapaninaho, Teacher responsible


22-Oct-2018 – 14-Dec-2018
Independent work 137 hours Web-based


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Learning assignment

Study materials

1. Robbins, S.P. & Judge, T.A. (2017) Essentials of Organizational behavior. Pearson Education Limited.

Or alternatively, Lämsä, A.M. & Päivike, T. (2010 tai muu painos) Organisaatiokäyttäytymisen perusteet. Edita.

2. Other material provided by the teacher.

Further information

Recommended time of study: the first year.

Obligatory previous studies: A basic course in management and organizations / business management or KATJOP11 Yrityksen johtamisen perusteet.

The students of the Degree Programme in Business Studies participate in the lecture course.

The course can be accomplished in three optional ways:

Option 1. The lecture course is offered in the third period.

Option 2. The independent study course in English is offered in the second, fourth and summer periods.

Option 3. The independent study course in Finnish is offered in the second, fourth and summer periods.