POL5301 - Managing Organizations and People

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)


Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2019/20

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

Gleaning information from organization theory (OT), organizational behavior (OB), and human resource management (HRM), this course is designed to advance students’ knowledge and skills in managing public organizations and their people. The first half of the course will be devoted to familiarizing students with the history and development of organizational research. The second half of the course aims to provide students an overview of the central concepts, strategies, and practices in the fields of OB and HRM. By adopting a rigorous multi-disciplinary approach, this course enables students to contemplate, make sense of, and critically analyze solutions for specific issues pertaining to the management of organizations and people in their workplace.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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