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Week 1 Lecture (Session 1) Course Introduction Why is Mike Truscio my instructor? I spent almost 20 years with Honeywell in a variety of functions and executive positions. I also spent two years working for a small company and I now bring that perspective. I spent almost 20 years with Honeywell in a variety of functions and executive positions. I also spent two years working for a small company and I now bring that perspective. Around the Room Tell me your name What company do you work for and how long have you been there. How far are you into your Keller degree program? What are you hoping to get out of this course (other than a passing grade) Course Expectations Be prepared for each class session. Make sure you’ve read the chapters and completed the homework. Participate (but don’t dominate) in the class discussion. Ask questions if you need clarification on anything. If you know you can’t be here let me know. Be prompt when returning from breaks. Course Materials Textbook Schermerhorn, Hunt and Osborn – Eighth Edition Lifestyles Inventory Kit Organizational Culture Inventory Selected Case Materials Homework Expectations Please keep up with homework – it is intended to help prepare you for the upcoming class. If you miss a class, please e-mail your assignment to me. Grading Mid-Term Exam 20% Final Exam 30% Course Project 20% Lifestyles Inventory Paper 10% Organizational Culture Inventory Paper 10% Homework 10% Course Paper Intended for you to apply what you’ve learned in the class. Identify an organizational behavioral or leadership issue in your company that needs to be addressed. Assume you are a consultant for your company.
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Define the issue clearly. Develop a proposal to improve the situation. Discuss the implementation of your proposed solution. Due in session 8 10 – 12 pages in length. Course Background Class Exercise What do you really know about human behavior? Take about 10 minutes to answer the 20 questions. Class Exercise _ People who graduate in the upper third of their college class tend to make more money in their careers than do average students. _ Exceptionally intelligent people tend to be physically weak and frail. _ Most great athletes are of below-average intelligence. _ All people in America are born equal in capacity for achievement. _ On average, women are slightly more intelligent than men. _ People are either definitely introverted or extroverted. _ After you learn something, you forget more in the next few hours than in the next several days. _ In small doses, alcohol facilitates learning.
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