2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Nov 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

BUS80110 - Organizational Behavior and Development

(3 units)


In this course, students will develop the knowledge and skills to analyze individual and group behavior in organizations to be effective managers and leaders. Topics include individual difference in the workplace, cross-cultural differences, motivation, performance, rewards, stress, groups and teams, conflict, power and politics, leadership, organizational structure, and communication. In addition, students will gain knowledge of the principles and stages of organizational development, including entry, contracting, data collection and analysis, organizational diagnosis and interventions in the context of individual, group, and organizational dynamics and cultures.

In addition to the classroom instruction, the on-ground students are required to get real-world experience through a practicum in an approved organizational setting for 100-160 hours or an applied project designed with the instructor (International students need to meet with their international student advisor for details).