Describe three major internal pressures for change.
Identify and explain six major external pressures for
Describe the three-phase model of planned change.
Discuss important tactical choi
MGMT E-4000: Organizational Behavior
Thursday: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Online Live Web conferencing
Dr. Carmine P. Gibaldi
Telephone: (718) 990-7446
Fax: (516) 944-4005
Appointments: By appointment via
Define work motivation and explain why it is important to organizational
Discuss how managers can use Maslows need hierarchy and ERG
theory to motivate associates.
Describe how need for achievement, need for
Fall 2015 via web conferencing
(as of 10/04/2015)
MGMT E-4000 Section 4: Organizational Behavior, Section 4
THURSDAYS: 5:30 7:30 pm
Hybrid online + on campus
Instructor: Jennifer Kay Stine, PhD, email@example.com
Management 4100 Managing Yourself and Others
Course Syllabus Overview Fall 2015
This course features three methods of delivery: A live web conference portion, an online only portion
that extends discuss
CHAPTER 1 - THE NATURE OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
1. THE MEANING, NATURE AND STUDY OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
2. A FIRST LOOK AT ORGANIZATIONS
3. MAIN INTERRELATED INFLUENCES ON BEHAVIOUR IN WORK
CONTRASTING APPROACHES TO ORGANISATI
1. The concept of Individual
Differences and Changing
Relationships at work (course
Individuals differ through
Discuss Nomothetic approach to
personality (works of Eyseneck, Cattell
3. Idiographic approach
Idiographic approach, in contrast, claims that it is necessary to take
into account the uniqueness of each individual in describing their
personality. It claims that tests are of limited value in measuring
personality because it sh
Topic 1 Nature of Organizational Behaviour(course notes)
1. CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES OF ORGANISATIONS AND DIFFERENT
ORIENTATIONS TO WORK
There is number of alternative, contrasting and related approaches to the understanding of human
behavior in organizat
The outline for the weekly case write ups is as follows;
1- Identify the major issue/s and players
2- discuss and analyze the issues/s in the case
3- Apply the weekly readings/theory to the case analysis.
4- If possible offer suggestions, recommendations,
Define stress and distinguish among different types of stress.
Understand how the human body reacts to stress and be
able to identify the signs of suffering from too much stress.
Describe two important models of
Define key elements of organizational structure,
including both structural and structuring dimensions.
Explain how corporate and business strategies relate to
Explain how environment, t
Define organizational behavior and explain the
strategic approach to OB.
Provide a formal definition of organization.
Describe the nature of human capital.
Discuss the conditions under wh
Define globalization and discuss the forces that
influence this phenomenon.
Discuss three types of international involvement by
associates and managers and describe problems that
can arise wi
Define personality and explain the basic nature of
Describe the Big Five personality traits, with particular
emphasis on the relationship with job performance,
Describe the fundamentals of decision making, including
the basic steps and the need to balance ideal and
Discuss four important decision-making styles, emphasizing
Define organizational diversity and distinguish between affirmative
action and diversity management.
Distinguish among multicultural, plural, and monolithic
Describe the demographic characteri
Explain why communication is strategically important to
Describe the fundamental communication process.
Discuss important aspects of communication that affect
the organization or its units, including net
Explain how conflict can be either functional or dysfunctional and
distinguish among various types of conflict.
Discuss common causes of conflict.
Describe conflict escalation and the various
Describe the effects on learning of positive reinforcement, negative
reinforcement, punishment, and extinction.
Discuss continuous and intermittent schedules of reinforcement.
Explain how pri
Define leadership and distinguish between formal and
Demonstrate mastery of the trait concept of leadership.
Compare and contrast major behavioral theories of
Explain contingency theories of
Topic Perception and Communication (course notes)
2.Discuss Interpersonal Perception Process
Unlike the perception of an object that just exists, another individual will react to you and be affected by your behavior the
dynamics are all-important. We are