Gain knowledge of workplace behaviour at the individual and group levels. This course introduces the basics of organizational behaviour and looks at how employee actions influence the advancement and operations of an organization. Learn how to manage organizational problems and develop solutions aimed at improving individual and group performance. Topics covered include: leadership, decision-making, conflict negotiation and organizational structure and change.
At the completion of this course students will be able to:
- Examine and apply the principles of organizational behaviour by reflecting on various personal situations using critical thinking and current research
- Discuss the influential theoretical perspectives and research findings in the field of organizational behaviour with accuracy and confidence and relate them to course activities
- Apply the principles of organizational behaviour to working successfully as a team to present a resolution of cases and conduct a peer assessment
- Define and apply key concepts in multiple choice tests
This course is offered in class and online. There is a reasonable amount of work involved outside the classroom. Textbooks are required, and reading will be assigned on a regular basis. If you choose to take this course online you should plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.
Please come to this course prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.