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Unformatted text preview: Course Outline RSM 260H1 Organizational Behavior Fall 2011 Course meets Fridays in Classroom WO30 L0101 10:00 am-12:00 pm L0201 1:00-3:00 pm L5101 4:00-6:00 pm *please do not attend sections other than the one you are registered for. Instructor: Professor Katy DeCelles, Office Rotman Central 534, 105 St. George St. E-Mail: [email protected] E-Mail policy: I will make every attempt to reply to your email within 48 hours of its receipt unless I am traveling or otherwise without email, which I will inform you about in advance if I have knowledge about. Course website: http://portal.utoronto.ca Phone (Fax): 416.978.0583 (416.978.4629) Office Hours: Thursday in my office 12:30-2:30 pm -Please note that I will also be more readily available by phone and email at this time for questions. Text: The text contains useful information that complements lectures. In particular, the text includes definitions of the key concepts, practice essay questions, and practice multiple choice questions for each chapter. • Please note that “My OB Lab” is a supplemental study guide that comes with a new text. Previous students have not found it particularly helpful and it is not required for the course. • Please check the syllabus before asking me questions as I have tried to answer most of them here. Course Scope and Mission This course is designed to provide you with an in-depth introduction to the broad range of theory, research, and practice in organizational behavior. Organizational behavior is the study of how individuals and groups impact the behavior within an organization. As managers or as employees, RSM 260: Fall 2011 DeCelles 1 you will encounter issues ranging from the individual level to the group level and the organizational level, and you will need to be aware of how these areas fit into your working life. Topics in this course include understanding individual differences, motivating and leading employees, working in effective groups and negotiations, among others. My goal in this course is for you to become familiar with organizational behavior research and theory, and to be able to think critically about organizations and their effectiveness. I encourage you to think of yourself not as a student in a course but as a “manager in training” to get the most out of this course....
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course RSM rsm260 taught by Professor Katy during the Spring '11 term at University of Toronto.
- Spring '11