Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Organizational Behavior BUS 106
September 2018 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define organizational behavior; describe culture, ethics and actions managers can take to help their employees value diversity; describe how attitudes are formed; discuss motivation and the needs for achievement, power, and affiliation at work; identify the social benefits of group and team membership; compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of group decision making; understand leadership and followership; identify the forms and types of conflict in the workplace; define differentiation and integration as organizational design processes; describe organizational culture; and identify the major external and internal forces for change in organizations.
Topics include: understanding organizational behavior in the context of culture and group dynamics, managing conflict and change, and organizational design processes and motivation. Students are graded based on a final examination.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Organizational Behavior, Fundamentals of Organizational Behavior, or Principles of Organizational Behavior (8/18).