BADM 066 (62492), Fall 2007
Dr. James Bailey
Office Hours: M 12-4pm, OBA
Office Hours: W 2:30-4:30pm, OBA
(Sections 31, 32, 33)
(Sections 30, 34, 35)
Office Hours: F 1:00-3:00pm, OBA
10: M 4:10 - 6:00pm, Funger 108
30: F 11:10 - 1:00am, Duques 359
31: R 5:10 - 7:00pm, Funger 222
32: W 8:00 - 9:50am, Duques 358
33: R 11:10-1:00pm, Duques 359
34: T 8:00 - 9:50am, Funger 220
35: F 8:00 - 9:50am, Duques 358
In today’s business and managerial climate it is critical for employees at all levels to demonstrate
leadership and work effectively in teams.
The overarching goal of this course is to offer a conceptual
framework for understanding individual and group dynamics as they operate within and through
organizations, and to create an opportunity for introspection, participation and skill development around
competencies that are highly prized in the modern economy.
Specifically, then, this course has four interrelated objectives.
The first is to impart a body of knowledge
about human social dynamics in organizations.
Such knowledge is at the core of mastering the
managerial endeavor and serves as a basis for conceiving of and executing behavioral coordination in the
pursuit of organizational goals.
The second purpose is to test the applicability of this knowledge by
using it to better comprehend, anticipate and influence the thinking and behavior of others as conditioned
by organizational structure and policy.
That is, this course will provide opportunities to examine the
usefulness of theory as applied to real-world practice.
The third purpose is to encourage students to
assume a more
posture about their aptitudes, aspirations and interactions.
developing a keener sense of self-awareness about one’s strengths and weaknesses in relation to
The fourth and final objective is to introduce students to the culture and
expectations of a business school education.
Business schools are professional in nature and orientation,
and this course will furnish a foundation for one’s experience at SBPM.
Department of Management
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Washington, DC 20052