This unit is concerned specifically with managing people and organisations; topics that encompass a number of areas of study, which we hope you will find both interesting and illuminating: 'Understanding’ organisations, Culture, Motivation and identities, Groups and teams, Human resources and diversity, Reward and new ways of working.
B716 is first MBA module, It s framed within the complex and challenging nature of twenty-first century management. Its dual aims are to help you build on your current understanding of management and enable you to develop and improve your practice of managing. This module is a professional development programme which requires your active engagement with a wide variety of materials, activities and resource to enlarge your knowledge of the functions of management and make a real difference in your own context of managing.
Unit 1: Exploring management , will help you to develop a firm foundation for your studies on B716. Through these online activities and readings you will explore key theoretical perspectives that have been used to define management practice.