Mgt/311 Syll

School of Business
MGT/311 Version 1
Organizational Development
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Course Description

This organizational behavior course encompasses the study of individual and group behavior in organizational settings. Students will learn to examine their role in an organization. Other topics include strategic elements of organizational behavior, workforce diversity, managing change, effective communication, and performance systems.


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Course Materials

Robbins, S.P.,& Judge, T.A. (2011).Organizational behavior (14thed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

Week One: Individual Employee Characteristics
Details Due Points
Objectives 1.1 Evaluate individual characteristics of employees.
1.2 Analyze the impact of individual employee characteristics on organizational performance.
1.3 Determine management methods based on individual employee characteristics.
Reading Read Ch. 1 of Organizational Behavior.
Reading Read Ch. 3 of Organizational Behavior.
Reading Read Ch. 4 of Organizational Behavior.
Reading Read Ch. 5 of Organizational Behavior.
Reading Read Ch. 6 of Organizational Behavior.
Reading Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Attendance Participate in class activities...