Organizational Theory and Behavior
BAM 410 Organizational Theory and Behavior
3 Semester Units
Organizational Theory and Behavior emphasizes the relationships among individuals, groups, organizations, and society. It presents a dynamic, systems approach to understanding and facilitating work relationships. Emphasis is given to the interaction of individual values, attitudes, needs, abilities, traits, and motivation within teams and organizations.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify the challenges and opportunities managers have in applying Organizational Behavior (OB) concepts.
- Compare the functional and dysfunctional effects of organizational culture on people and the organization.
- Contrast leadership and power in organizations.
- Explain the key elements of motivation as well as theories of motivation.
- Describe the main functions of communication.
- Assess ways organizations can manage planned and unplanned changes.
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