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ORGB 5110 - Organizational Behaviour for Managers

Organizational Behaviour Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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

$591.35

Winter 2019

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

CRN 82190

Wed Jan 02 - Wed Apr 10 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 02 - Apr 10 Wed 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 689

Instructor

Tim Carson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$591.35

Notes

  1. This course is part of the Advanced Diploma in Business Management program, and cannot be used towards the completion of any other programs in the School of Business.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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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

  1. Business Management
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma
  2. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate

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