2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
    
    Feb 28, 2020  
2019 - 2020 College Catalog

BUSI 343 - Individual Behavior in Organizations


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course examines the concepts and constructs which form informal and formal theory related to the behavior of individuals and groups within organizations and organizational processes. Emphasis is on basic human processes, motivational theories, stress, group dynamics, power and leadership, organizational structure and change.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of organizational behavior through course discussions and case study analysis.
  2. Explain the function of motivation and reward systems to the effective management of employees within organizations through developing appraisal and performance reward-reprimand systems.
  3. Interpret and apply theoretical and conceptual models of traditional and contemporary forms of leadership to employee morale and empowerment
  4. Compare and contrast individual and interpersonal behaviors as they relate to overall organizational effectiveness and group dynamics
  5. Formulate best practices for effectively navigating and facilitating change amongst individuals within organizations
  6. Synthesize traditional ideas and approaches to formulate future courses of action pertaining to individual behavior in organizations