BUS 208 - Organizational Behavior
Organizational behavior provides a conceptual and experiential basis for motivating and coordinating people to manage change in organizations. This course is intended for those who want to develop the tools for understanding, analyzing and changing the work behaviors of individuals and groups in an increasingly diverse workforce. It will use a combination of exercises, self-assessment techniques, cases and role plays to develop insights that facilitate self-knowledge and teamwork in a dynamic global environment. Three class hours.
Prerequisite: BUS 104 with a C or higher
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe specific theories related to perception, learning, motivation, leadership, job design, and organizational change.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of ethics and social responsibility in organizational behavior.
3. Describe and evaluate methods of motivating and rewarding individuals and groups within a business organization.
4. Identify appropriate decision making tools and models and apply them to organizational situations.
5. Integrate individual, group, and organizational level concepts to workplace related behavior, values and attitudes.
6. Perform a literature review on topics related to organizational behavior, summarize articles and identify their important points.
Course Offered Fall and Spring