Collegial Model of Organisational Behaviour

What is the collegial model?

The collegial model is based around teamwork – everybody working as colleagues (hence the name of the model). Collegial refers to a highly co-operative set of people working together by dividing the labour among themselves for the sake of efficient working and to achieve organisational … Read more...

ABC of Attitudes

The ABC Model of Attitudes

There are three main elements of an attitude:

  1. Cognitive component
  2. Affective component
  3. Behavioural component

As you can see, the easy way to recall these components is to use the letters ABC.

Cognitive component

Cognitive component involves the belief or knowledge of … Read more...

Conducting the Appraisal Interview

Appraisal Definition: 

An appraisal is the act of assessing an employee or a member of a team. These are normally taken place within an interview and are a terms of analysing the performance of that employee. From the analysis employees are normally given advice on how to improve, which they … Read more...

Exam Questions

Here are some practice exam questions for you to practice.


  1. Evaluate Spearman’s contribution to our understanding of intelligence.
  2. Compare and contrast a structural model of intelligence and a systems model of intelligence.  Explain the relevance to organisational behaviour.
  3. Define three different kinds of intelligence and evaluate the practical value