BUSN 208 01A 093 syllabus


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COLLEGEWIDE COURSE OUTLINE OF RECORD AND WEEKLY SCHEDULE Spring 2010 Semester (093) Instructor: Debbie Halilk Phone: 219-981-4952 Office: Gary Campus-North Bldg E-mail: [email protected] Office Hours: By Appointment DL Coordinator : Angelia Yount [email protected] Syllabus BUSN 208, ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR COURSE TITLE: Organizational Behavior COURSE NUMBER: BUSN 208 PREREQUISITES: BUSN 105 Principles of Management DIVISION: Business PROGRAM: Business Administration CREDIT HOURS: 3 CONTACT HOURS: Lecture: 3 DATE OF LAST REVISION: Spring, 2005 EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS REVISION: Fall, 2008 CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Studies human behavior in organizations at the individual and group level, including the effects of organizational structure on behavior. Focuses on using organizational behavior concepts for developing and improving interpersonal skills. MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be expected to: 1. Evaluate simple and complex concepts of organizational behavior (OB); including the theoretical and practical elements. 2. Identify basic managerial functions, roles, and skills and how they relate to the field of OB, including implications of environmental challenges. 3. Understand the elements of diversity within a global organization and environment. 4. Discuss the foundations of individual behavior through exploration in psychology; including personality, perception, and interpersonal differences. 5. Illustrate understanding of need-based perspectives in motivation including; Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, Alderfer’s ERG theory, and Hertzberg’s dual-structure theory. 6. Illustrate understanding of process-based perspectives in motivation through the equity, expectancy, and reinforcement theories. 7. Explain how job design, work arrangements, and employee participation affect individual Organizational Behavior BUSN 208 Page 1
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performance and job satisfaction. 8. Explain goal setting, performance management, and reward systems as they relate to total quality management efforts. 9. Discuss the nature of stress, managing stress, and balancing work-life. 10. Demonstrate the understanding of how individuals make up teams and teams create an organization, and organizational effectiveness is reliant on each level. COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include – Individual behaviors Individual characteristics Group behaviors Personality differences Organizational behaviors Team diversity Needs-based motivational models Organizational success Process-based motivational models ACADEMIC HONESTY STATEMENT: The College is committed to academic integrity in all its practices. The faculty value intellectual integrity and a high standard of academic conduct. Activities that violate academic integrity undermine the quality and diminish the value of educational achievement. Cheating on papers, tests or other academic works is a violation of College rules. No student
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  • Spring '10
  • Organizational studies and human resource management, Organizational studies, Academia, Academic dishonesty

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