MAN3240

Organizational Behavior

Course Code:
MAN3240

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
700

 

Course Description:
This course is a study of individual and group behavior in organizations. Students will develop an understanding of how organizations can be managed more effectively. Course content includes motivation, group dynamics, conflict resolution, goal setting and rewards, job design, work stress, power/politics, and organizational change and development.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

Prerequisite: MAN 3025 or consent of the Dean

 

Instructors:

Dr. Thomas Schaefer
schaefert@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Griffin, Phillips, and Gully. Organizational Behavior: Managing People and Organizations with MindTap printed Access Card 6 Months. 13th ed.  ISBN: 9781337916936

 

Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree Learning Outcomes:  

BA-1 Exhibit knowledge of accounting, finance, management, legal, operations and marketing.   

BA-2 Identify MIS, economics, technology, statistical data and decision support tools for making effective business decisions.

BA-3 Recognize the impact of today’s global economy, diversity and cultures on businesses. 

BA-4 Comprehend how effective leadership, teamwork and ethics relate to best business practices.  

BA-5 Use effective oral and written communication skills, including effective research techniques.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Compare and contrast the theories of motivation as related to the work environment and differences in performance. 

Formulate an understanding of group dynamics and conflict resolution.

Synthesize the dimensions of organizational structure, design, culture, power and politics, and change. 

Evaluate various organizational behavioral situations and determine the course of action available from a manager’s perspective.

Appraise the value of diversity issues, multiculturalism and individual differences.  

Develop an ability to communicate a professional project paper by integrating concepts from this course 

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Tests, Quizzes, Homework

 

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

In-Person

The instructor will:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions.
  • Assign readings from textbooks and/or other sources to supplement lectures.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly office hours to address questions and student needs outside of class time.

The students will:

  • Attend class regularly and be attentive to lectures.
  • Engage with class discussion.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc., as assigned by the instructor.

Online

The instructor will:

  • Lead class discussions.
  • Assign textbook and/or other readings.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly virtual office hours to address questions and student needs.

The students will:

  • Engage with the course regularly.
  • Engage with class discussions.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc. as assigned by instructor.

 

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