Organizational Behavior

Course No: BUS 320    

Course Title: Organizational Behavior

Credits:  3

 

Catalog Description

A comprehensive investigation into the dynamics of behavior in organizations. Examines individual and group behavior, motivation, leadership styles, conflict, organizational culture, and the process of change in organizations. Through case studies and group exercise, the course emphasizes an analytical approach.

 

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic fundamentals of Industrial Psychology.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic fundamentals of Organizational Psychology.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the real world implications of Industrial Organizational (IO) Psychology.
  • Distinguish between the many facets of psychology in the world of business.
  • Discuss how behavior and emotions affect organizations, industries, and workers.

 

Required Readings

  • Landy, F.J. & Conte, J.M. (2016). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 4TH Edition. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.