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Fall 2021
Dec 04,2022
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This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice fundamental to understanding behavior in contemporary organizations. Literature on the impact of organizations on individuals and society is reviewed. Multicultural relations are covered. Through lectures, assigned reading, group projects, in-class exercises, and video topical human issues of the workplace at individual, group, and organizational levels are studied. Contemporary organizational behavior seeks to achieve the ultimate goal of sustained high performance for organizations and their employees. The course presents current strategies and techniques organizations use to meet the challenges and opportunities that goal presents. Organizations seek to maximize performance in an ever-evolving, diverse, competitive, transparent, and international environment. Workers are increasingly educated and expectant, and external stakeholders are increasingly alert. You will learn principles, applications, and tools basic to effective management of organizational behavior today. The areas the course covers, and skills it builds, are consistently cited as central to contemporary workplace success and satisfaction. Topics include change, coaching, communication, conflict, decision-making, diversity, delegation/empowerment, feedback, globalization, goal setting, interviewing, leadership, motivation, organizational culture, perception, performance assessment, office politics, stress, and teamwork. This course is among ASB common core courses, and supports your progress on four learning goals and objectives. Individual, group, and organiztional dynamics and processes are addressed through active and experiential learning. Essential interpersonal skills are inventoried and developed. Cases are analyzed and discussed.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course
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Management Department

Course Attributes:
ASB Writing Core

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