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Organizational Behavior

Course Objectives    

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to

  • describe major perspectives on organizational structures, processes, and culture,
  • examine models of organizational change, and
  • introduced to methodologies that facilitate creativity and change at various levels.

Course Description

This course describes major perspectives on organizational structures, processes, and culture, and examines models of organizational change; introduces methodologies that facilitate creativity and change at the individual, group, and organizational levels. Topics include: overview of OB, personnel selection, individual differences, work motivation, work attitudes and values, occupational stress, high performance teams, training, performance appraisal and careers, leadership, organisational design, organisational culture, organisational development and change, and organisational communication and conflict.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to the Field of Organizational Behaviour
  2. Individual Behaviour, Personality, and Values
  3. Perceiving Ourselves and Others in Organizations
  4. Workplace Emotions, Attitudes, and Stress
  5. Foundations of Employee Motivation
  6. Applied Performance Practices
  7. Decision Making and Creativity
  8. Team Dynamics
  9. Communicating in Organizations
  10. Conflict and Negotiation in the Workplace
  11. Leadership in Organizational Settings
  12. Organizational Culture