Micro Aspects of Organizational Behaviour
Sept. –Dec. 2014
Sections A & B
Instructor: Dr. Jean Helms Mills
Office: SB320 Phone: 496 8139
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org I am readily available during office hours to meet with you, answer your telephone calls, and help you with any questions that you might have pertaining to the course. Outside of office hours, please feel free to drop by my office and if I am available, I would be pleased to talk to you.
If you are ill and going to miss a workshop or test, please let your workshop co-ordinator know before the workshop. He or she will give you an email or point of contact at the beginning of the term.
Mon.: 9.30 - 11.00 & 2.15 - 3.00
Wed.: 9.30 –11.45 & 1.00 – 3.00
Lectures: Mondays at 11.30-12.45 (MGMT 2383 A) & 1.00 – 2.15 (MGMT 2383 B) in Burke Theatre Auditorium A.
Workshops: Wednesdays at 11.30-1245 (MGMT 2383. A) & 1.00-2.15 (MGMT 2383 B). Check our schedule for your workshop and classroom.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Prerequisite(s): MGMT 1281
Course Description This course focuses on the micro aspects of organizational behavior. Topics covered include human needs and motivation, learning, perception, and attribution, as these relate to individuals and groups in organizations. Teaching methodology includes lectures, discussions and case analysis.
Bachelor of Commerce Program Goals
Communication: You will be able to employ the communication skills required to effectively facilitate interpersonal and business relationships
Students will demonstrate professionally written communications that are well-organized, clear, and concise
Students will prepare and deliver well-organized professional oral presentations
Critical Thinking: You will possess the ability to critically assess situations and employ appropriate problem solving skills
Students will formulate and justify positions on issues or situations using appropriate evidence
Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility: You will understand relevant ethical issues and recognize the impact that organizations have on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and members of the public.
Information Literacy: You will be able to locate and use information and information technology effectively in a range of contexts.
Students will determine and retrieve required information.
Students will critically evaluate and use the information.
Students will recognize and acknowledge copyright laws and intellectual property restrictions.
Team Work: You will be able to work effectively in groups and teams.
Students will identify, describe, and exhibit behaviours that contribute to effective team performance.
Students will identify and understand ethical dimensions of complex situations.
Students will identify corporate social responsibility behaviours.
Knowledge and Competency: You will have knowledge of and competency in the functional areas of business.
Welcome to MGMT 2383! This course focuses on the micro aspects of organizational behaviour. Topics include learning, reinforcement, human needs and motivation, perception personality, attitudes, job satisfaction, ethics, emotions, diversity, and attribution, as they relate to individuals and groups in organizations.
The purpose of this course is to help you achieve an understanding of the micro theories and approaches to organizational behaviour. This course has five objectives: i) to help students, as aspiring managers, identify and develop the skills necessary for understanding behaviour at work; ii) to help individuals identify and develop the skills necessary to be an effective member of an organization; iii) to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills; iv) to develop writing skills; v) to understand the role of ethics in organizational analysis.
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