4410 Organizational Behavior

Course Description

This course covers human behavior in organizations and offers scientific, psychological, social and environmental explanation and interpretation of the individual; the group and the administrative behavior in the organization. The course studies in depth different theories and approaches related to basic behavioral topics, including values, attitudes, perception, learning, motivation, leadership, group dynamics, conflict and stress.

Learning Objective

  • The course aims
  • 1. To provide the student with a conceptual framework based upon behavioral science research, for understanding human work behavior in the organizational setting.
  • 2. To promote an awareness of, sensitivity to, and appreciation for the viewpoints of members of different sub-cultural groups within the society and across the globe, as they impact human behavior in the work setting.
  • 3. To promote the development of responsible, professional behavior, both as an individual contributor and as a member of a team.
  • 4. To heighten the student’s awareness of and planning for career alternatives in the future.
  • 5. To promote the acceptance of personal as well as team responsibility for achievement.

Credits

    3

Books for this Course

  • Organizational Behaviour 8th Edition
  • Andrzej Huczynski, David Buchanan, 2013

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite

Faculty

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