Organisational Behaviour

An Introduction

by Christine Cross and Ronan Carbery Human Resource Management Human Resource Development

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In these videos, managers dicuss how organisational theories work in real life.



Chapter 1: Introducing organisational behaviour

Carla DiBenedtto, an HR Manager at Cook Medical, dicusses why evidence-based management is important for organisations.

Chapter 2: Personality

Fiona Clarke, a Project Management Office Manager at Eurostar, talking about personality in the workplace.

Chapter 3: Perception

Gavin Connell, Head of Careers at the University Limerick, talks about perception in the workplace.



Chapter 4: Work-related attitudes and values

Melissa Challinor, Resourcing and Development Manager at Which? magazine, discusses how Which? helps employees to stay positive and motivated.

Chapter 5: Motivation in the workplace

Clare Hodder, a freelance rights consultant, discusses how to motivate colleagues.

Chapter 6: Emotions in the workplace

Fiona Fennell, a Director of Cregg Recruitment, discusses the role of emotions in the workplace.


Chapter 7: Groups and teams in the workplace

Doug Howlett, the all-time leading try scorer for the All Blacks Rugby team, discusses teams in the workplace.



Chapter 8: Leadership

Joanna Moriarty, from Green Park Interim and Executive Search, discusses her experience recruiting senior leaders for charities and social enterprises.



Chapter 9: Power, politics and conflict at work

Declan Deegan--Head of Human Resources, Education and Learning and Development at Milford Care Centre in Limerick---discusses conflict in the workplace.



Chapter 10: Communication in the workplace

Gina London, an Emmy award-winning CNN correspondent, discusses international communication strategies.

Philippa Brown, Global International Communications Manager at Springer Nature, discusses international communication strategies.



Chapter 11: Organisational structure

Jigna Patel, Finance Manager at Springer Nature, discusses organisational redesign.

Chapter 12: Understanding organisational culture

Micheal Clancy, HR Manager for Kerry's Food Ingredients, talks about his experience of 'culture clash' during mergers and acquisitions.


Chapter 13: Managing organisational culture

Simon Shaw, head of Eurostar's Contact Centre, discusses organisational change.