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BLDT 1091 - Organizational Behaviour in Construction Industry

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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.





Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 76585

Wed Jan 09 - Wed Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 296


Laureen Stokes

Course Outline



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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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Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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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