mgt312 | undergraduate

Organizational Behavior For Managers

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This course prepares students to understand the influence that behavior has on leading and managing organizations. After completion of this course, students will be able to summarize key concepts and terminology related to organizational behavior, explain the influence of leadership styles on individual performance, examine the roles and interaction of group and team members, and describe the relationship between job satisfaction and job performance, and the relationship between the human resource function and organizational development.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Individuals in Organizations

    • Discuss the methods organizations use to manage diversity.
    • Evaluate how organizational commitment, employee engagement, and job satisfaction can increase job performance.
    • Describe how personality type can influence job performance.

    Perceptions in the Workplace

    • Discuss goal-setting’s effects on motivation.
    • Discuss how leadership creates an organizational climate that fosters positive organizational behavior.
    • Analyze the various types of process and content theories of motivation.

    Group Dynamics

    • Discuss the group development process.
    • Discuss social loafing’s effect on a team.
    • Evaluate the five bases of power.

    Organizational Dynamics

    • Describe the relationship between the Human Resources functions and organizational development.
    • Discuss how socialization and mentoring are used to embed organizational culture.
    • Discuss the contingency approach’s six strategies to overcoming resistance.

    The New World of Business

    • Describe how understanding Organizational Behavior can enhance job performance.
    • Describe the consequences of unethical behavior.
    • Explain how Organizational Behavior can facilitate decision-making and problem-solving.
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