Summer 2010 - MAN 4201-301
"We are what we repeatedly do; excellence then is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle
“No Excuse is acceptable; no effort is adequate until it is effective” Sybil C. Mobley
“Dependability, Responsibility, Accountability, Leadership:
SBI’s core competencies for leadership development.”
Amos J. Bradford, Ph.D.
SBI North Wing - Room 440
T, TH 11:00-12:30am; 5:00-6:00pm or by appointment
T, TH Meeting Time:
SBI North 440
This course examines the actions and attitudes that individuals exhibit within an
organizational context. It utilizes both theory and practical application to analyze how individuals and groups
impact the behavior within an organization. It develops an understanding of organizational phenomena regarding
individual differences, interpersonal influence, communication, leadership, power and politics, ethical decision-
making, motivation, and organizational culture. The focus is on improving productivity and other areas of
: Principles of Management (MAN 3025) and senior standing.
e-mail, Internet, Blackboard
Modes of instruction:
group based learning, lecture, audio/visual, and class discussion.
At the completion of this course, the student will have studied the major topic areas within the field of
Organizational Behavior (OB) and the challenges and opportunities for managers as they seek to apply OB
principles within organizations.
The student will be able to:
Learn principles and theories that describe the how’s and why’s of individuals’ behaviors in organizations.
Use principles and theories learned to systematically analyze organizational issues.
Apply OB principles regarding communication, ethical decision-making, leadership, and teamwork.