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BLDT 1091 - Organizational Behaviour in Construction Industry

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

Introduces basic concepts of organizational behaviour that can be used to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the construction industry. Topics include perception, personality, and emotions; individual values and attitudes; motivation; teamwork; communication; power and politics; leadership; and organizational culture. Emphasis will be placed on learning through in-class team building exercises, discussions, and the study of relevant examples.





Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 35701

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 02 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. No class on November 11th – STAT Holiday

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Define key terms and identify significant concepts in the study of organization behaviour.
  • Analyze organizations within the construction industry and apply significant theories and models of organizational behaviour to the study of these organizations.
  • Identify strategies to improve performance, satisfaction, cooperation, motivation, communication, conflict management, and leadership.
  • Integrate organizational behaviour knowledge and skills from course work, various media, and experiences to improve team work skills in the construction industry.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

BLDT 1091 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Operations
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Fundamentals Of Org Behavior (5Th Canadian Ed) (Updated)
Author Langton
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13424-412-9
Price $175.50


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