- MGMT 541 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Spring 2010 Thurs 6:00 PM 8:30 Taft 100 Instructor Dr Christopher M Barlow [email protected](630 881-8467 January

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MGMT 541 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Spring 2010 Thurs 6:00 PM – 8:30 Taft 100 January 14 to April 29 Instructor Dr. Christopher M. Barlow [email protected] (630) 881-8467 Office Hours By appointment UH 2204 Generally extremely available by e-mail Objective: This course is designed to prepare you to lead and manage globally. It is based on the assumption that if you do not have leadership and communication skills that engage people's trust and cooperation, it does not matter what you know because no one will listen to you. Text Books and Materials: You will be reading, analyzing, and doing in-class exercises from text and downloaded materials, and using their contents for papers. ± Organizational Behavior: An Experiential Approach (8th Edition) Osland, Joyce, et al. Prentice Hall; (November 29, 2006) ISBN-13: 978-0131441514 (Yes, you need the 8 th edition!) ± Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big , Burlingham, Bo. Portfolio Trade; Updated edition (March 27, 2007) ISBN-13: 978-1591841494 ± Downloaded articles from the UIC Library and my consulting company, The Co-Creativity Institute Approach: From the beginning you will be applying the readings to your own experience, your own life, and your own career plans. In class exercises will increase your ability to communicate and to invoke the followership and trust of those you manage or collaborate with. You will read and comment on your readings each week before class, allowing the in-class lectures, discussions, and exercises to build upon that knowledge. Grading: Grades will be awarded based on summing the points earned from work submitted by May 6. 900 Pts = A 800 Pts = B 700 Pts = C 600 Pts = D All materials are graded based on the knowledge demonstrated and the quality of analysis. Materials of good quality will receive about 80% of the points indicated. The full “A” level of points is given for excellence, such as superior insight, relating and integrating concepts, personal reflection, or other elements that demonstrate your creativity and managerial expertise. To earn these points, you will: (points earned for A quality work is shown) ± Top Ten : Read assigned materials, posting to Blackboard by Wed noon a one page "Top Ten List" of your reactions to key points from all of the assigned reading. [6 x 50 pts ea = 300] Half credit if late . ± Experiment : Report experiments with developing aspects of your management [3 x 50 pts ea = 150] ± Resource Briefing . Brief the class (2-3 minutes, with handout) on a book, management resource, or concept [50 pts] Volunteers will present in each class, and post handout on Blackboard for classmates. ± Management Observation : with a team, observe and analyze management in action. [150 pts for project, 100 pts for your team participation, based on assessment by team members.] ± Team Dynamics Assessment : During and after the team project, your team will collaborate on an assessment of your team dynamics and your learnings for future team projects. [100 pts]
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- MGMT 541 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Spring 2010 Thurs 6:00 PM 8:30 Taft 100 Instructor Dr Christopher M Barlow [email protected](630 881-8467 January

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