161A Accessible Syllabus

161A Accessible Syllabus - San José State University...

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San José State University School: College of Business Department: Organization land Management Course Number: BUS 3 161A Title: Organizational Design and Change Section: 1&5 Semester: Fall Year: 2009 Instructor: LON DOTY Office Location: BT-550D Telephone: 510-252-1614:H 408-924-3878:O Email: [email protected] Office Hours: MTWR 1015-1115 Class Days/Time: Sec. 1, MW 0730-0900 Sec. 5, MW 0900-1015 Classroom: BBC 104 Prerequisites: none Faculty Web Page and MYSJSU Messaging Copies of the course materials such as the syllabus, major assignment handouts, etc. may be found on my faculty web page accessible through the faculty home page. You are responsible for regularly checking with the messaging system through MySJSU . Course Description This course teaches students to analyze, understand and influence the organizations in which they work. To do this, the course introduces psychological and behavioral principles that can be applied in organizations. This will be done through a two level analysis of the subject: from the individual perspective, and the small group or team perspective The course combines theoretical and practical knowledge to prepare students for situations that commonly arise and give them the tools to deal with unexpected or unusual situations. Course Name: Number: Fall 2009. Page 1 of 9
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First, we develop foundational understanding of how people and organizations work. Then we apply this understanding to the organizational environment and circumstances. Finally, we build skills to facilitate student success in organizations. Goals and Learning Objectives Students who successfully complete this course should be able to: Design motivational programs for themselves and co-workers; Identify leadership behaviors and determine when they are most appropriate; Coordinate team decision making and problem solving; Develop skills at negotiating with individuals and groups; Understand the informal organization and organizational power; Required Texts/Readings Nelson, Debra L., and Quick, James Campbell. ORGB. Cengage Learning, Mason, Ohio. 2009. ISBN: 0-324-58562-4 Other required materials: Human Synergistics International. Subarctic Survival Situation . Arlington Heights, IL. 1995 Human Synergistics International. Life Styles Inventory (LSI-1) Prerequisite: 100W Classroom Protocol I practice Management by Adultery—I treat you like adults. I assume you have read the material, will ask questions about issues that you do not understand, and will participate in class discussions of the material and cases assigned. Please do not wait until the final week of class, discover you are not doing well in the course, and request an extra credit assignment. There are no make-up exams, and extra credit assignments will not be considered. My expectations and grading standards are high.
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