Jun 13, 2024  
2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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MG 309 - Organizational Behavior

An introduction to the study of human behavior in organizations, the course aims at increasing an awareness and understanding of individual, interpersonal, group, and organizational events, as well as increasing a student’s ability to explain and influence such events. This course focuses on the study of individual, group, and organizational behavior, and takes a diagnostic approach to various organizational settings.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 8 Week Course 

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: Final Project

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Describe organizational theories, concepts, terminology, and core disciplines and relate their implications to “real world” individuals, groups, and structures. 
  • Identify individual behavior traits and interpret their influences upon work-group effectiveness. 
  • Recognize inherent political and social processes within an organization and, through analysis, propose changes that will enable feelings of self-worth, motivation, and effectiveness. 
  • Demonstrate awareness for the implications of culture, race, ethnicity, gender, and perception on organizations. 
  • Identify and acknowledge certain personal qualities which influence your leadership style and decision-making.

Credits: 3

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