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BUS 4113HAdvanced Organizational BehaviorCourse SyllabusFall 2017Section BTRH, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:05–10:20 a.m., Room TBDPhone: (646) 312-3673E-mail: [email protected]Office: 9-264, Management DepartmentOffice Hrs: typically Thursdays 12:30-1:30pm; I will notify you of any datesthat I have to attend a Collegemeeting at that timeCOURSE MATERIALS:1)Course Syllabus.You are responsible for the information contained in thissyllabus.2)Course Texts. We will read a variety of current and classic writing. There isno required textbook; however there will be many assigned articles andchapters, which will be available on Blackboard or via the library. Inaddition, each student team will choose one popular press book to read fortheir project – this can be purchased or borrowed from the library.3)Additional videos, readings, cases and exercises. Will be available onlinethrough Blackboard, distributed in class, or via email, as needed.PURPOSE AND DESCRIPTION OF COURSE:This course is designed as an evidence-based course that will introduce students tothe major concepts, models, theories, and research in the field of organizationalbehavior related to collaborating, creating, influencing, resolving conflict, andmaking decisions in a group/team context. The primary focus is on applyingbehavioral science knowledge to the practice of management, and so this course willbe experiential and analytical. We will engage with multiple simulations toexperience and analyze best practices grounded in the latest science.LEARNING OBJECTIVES:The objectives of this course are to:Knowledge: Facilitate student understandingby having them be able toidentify, discuss, and describeimportant concepts, theories, andresearch findings in the field of Organizational Behavior (OB) related togroup decision making, conflict resolution, and teams.Respect for theory and research: Help students appreciateand be able toanalyze and explain whyhighly competent managers understand whatbehaviors work, why they work, and when to use them, and that accurateknowledge comes from rigorous research rather than arm-chair theorizing.
Application: Help students understandand recognizehow OB theories,concepts, and research results can be applied to themselves as well as toemployees (subordinates, co-workers, bosses) in organizational settings.Skills: Provide students with the opportunity to explore, develop,andapplybasic management skills.BBA LEARNING GOALS:BBA Learning GoalsSignificantPartofCourseModeratePartofCourseMinimal Partof CourseNot Part ofCourseAnalytical SkillsTechnological SkillsCommunication Skills: OralCommunication Skills:WrittenCivic Awareness andEthical Decision-MakingGlobal AwarenessLEARNING FORMAT:Research suggests that active learning is more effective than passive learning. Giventhe power of active learning, I strive to avoid "lecturing" and strongly encourage youto participate in our learning community.Class meetings will follow an informal

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Term
Fall
Professor
OMalley
Tags
Management, Writing, Learning community

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