British Columbia Institute of Technologywww.bcit.ca/study/courses/orgb5110

Important Notice: COVID-19 Institute response

BCIT

ORGB 5110 - Organizational Behaviour for Managers

Organizational Behaviour Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This course presents the study of factors that business managers need to be aware of that either influence or are influenced by people at work. The focus is on macro factors such as organizational structure, technology and environment; group factors such as group dynamics, leadership, conflict, communication, change and decision-making; and individual factors such as personality, attitudes, perception and motivation. Effective team functioning is emphasized as a key contributor to organizational success.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$615.51

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 45974

Tue Sep 07 - Tue Dec 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 14 Tue 17:30 - 19:30 DTC DTC Rm. 553
Sep 07 - Dec 14 Online

Instructor

Tim Carson

Course Outline

Cost

$615.51

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is restricted to students enrolled in the Advanced Diploma in Business Management. For registration approval, please email your name and student ID to advdip@bcit.ca. This course will have a blended delivery. Asynchronous content will be provided throughout the week, and labs will be held Tuesday evenings at the Downtown campus.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Articulate factors that influence human behaviour in organizations.
  • Describe the multidisciplinary origins of the study of organizational behaviour.
  • Compare and contrast motivation theories.
  • Analyze the correlation of job design and employee motivation.
  • Apply motivational theories to resolve problems of employee absenteeism, turnover, stress, job satisfaction, job performance and organizational commitment.
  • Describe the evolution of leadership theories.
  • Apply Vroom’s situational leadership theory and Blanchard's modified situational leadership theory to the diagnosis/resolution of real leadership problems.
  • Assess the impact of power and politics in the workplace.
  • Analyze organizational leadership positions in order to determine a leader's source of power.
  • Apply the dependence theory of power in simulated bargaining exercises.
  • Use a model of communications to analyze organizational communication issues.
  • Explain why effective communication systems are particularly important in a pluralistic, multicultural workforce.
  • Demonstrate key characteristics of effective team membership and leadership to achieve team goals.
  • Respect individual, cultural, social, gender, interdisciplinary differences in a team environment.
  • Demonstrate negotiation styles and conflict management techniques.
  • Integrate appropriate organizational concepts to facilitate organizational change.

Effective as of Fall 2014

Related Programs

ORGB 5110 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Business Management - Advanced Diploma
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of ORGB 5110 - Organizational Behaviour for Managers? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request related to BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

Find Courses

School of Business + Media Waitlist

Need to waitlist for a School of Business + Media course?

Find out more

English Language Proficiency

BCIT's Part-time Studies English Language Proficiency Standard is English 12 (or equivalency). Students who do not meet this requirement should upgrade their English skills prior to any future registration.

Payment Changes At BCIT

We've changed the way we accept payments.

Find out more

Course Navigation, Related Links & Tools

Registration News

Registration is now open for the Winter 2022 term.

Classroom Locations

Classroom locations are subject to last minute changes. Please check the Part-time Studies Classroom Locations listing at www.bcit.ca/rooms on the first day of any course you are registered for.

Part-time Studies Financial Aid

Will you be studying at BCIT part-time? Do you need assistance funding your studies? Find out if you qualify for Part-time Studies financial aid.

© BCIT