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Organizational Behavior
ORG BEHAVIOR
CLASS CODE: B 321 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $20.00
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Part of the junior integrated core for business majors. Organizational Behavior at three levels: individual, group, and organizations. Examination of areas: motivation, team, group behavior, organizational design, structure, culture, communication, leadership, decision making, and managing change.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: A course in supervision and problem solving in a business operation. Emphasis is given to human relations, performance appraisal, communications, motivation, training, participate management, and supervisory skills.

Content of class will cover topics in perceptual process, personality, learning, motivation, attitudes, stress, group dynamics, intergroup behavior, conflict power, politics, leadership and cross-cultural implications. Behavioral science concepts are applied through self-assessment, case studies, and experiential exercises.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Gain skills in leading and managing people.

Learn better communication skills.

Understand the theories of motivation and how to set a climate for motivation.

Become better self-managers.

Work in teams.

Learn effective problem-solving skills.
REQUIREMENTS: Objective tests, group tests, self-assesment, peer evaluation, essay exam, case evaluation.
PREREQUISITES: Successful completion of the Pre-Business Core (B 101, B 220, B 275, IS 140, Econ 111, Econ 112, Acct 201, Acct 202, and Math 221) or instructor approval.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001