SEU Organizational Behaviour ( MGT301 )

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COURSE DESCRIPTION
 

College

College of Administrative & Financial

Sciences

 

Department

Business

Administration

 

 

Organizational Behaviour
Course Name Course Code: MGT301
Credit Hours 3 Credit Hours Contact Hours 3
Language Arabic   English
Track College Req. Dep. Req. Concentration
Level Level 5 Prerequisite MGT211
 

Course Description:

 This course focuses on the analysis of human work behaviour at the individual, interpersonal, team and organizational levels. Emphasis is on the development of interpersonal competencies to allow individuals to effectively work as managers or professionals in the rapidly changing, team-oriented, culturally diverse and technologically integrated global climate facing modern organizations. The roles of leaders, followers, and teams and their influence on the culture and performance of an organization are addressed through the analysis of key organizational behaviour concepts

and related cases.

 Course learning outcomes: 

1.    Demonstrate a clear understanding of human work behavior in the organizational setting and the implications of organizational behavior in the process of management (Lo 1.2).

2.       Recognize the impact of organizational culture on shaping values, attitudes and behavior (Lo 1.9).

3.       Exhibit and understand contemporary issues and approaches to the organizational culture and technological change facing organizations (Lo 1.5).

4.       Apply organizational behavior approaches to the analysis of one organization’s initiative(s) (Lo 2.1).

5.       Demonstrate the key assumptions on which behavior in organizations is currently managed and assess the effect of these ideas on employee attitudes and actions (Lo 1.7).

6.       Apply Organizational behavior knowledge and skills to manage diversified culture in the organizational settings (Lo 2.2).

7.       Develop the problem solving skills for teamwork especially if the problem relates to the task (Lo 3.2).

8.       Ability to communicate and share information within the team and organization in professional manner (Lo 4.4).

 Course Major Topics:

1.        Introducing Organizational Behaviour

2.        Individual Differences, Values, and Diversity

3.        Emotions, Attitudes, and Job Satisfaction

4.        Perception, Attribution, and Learning

5.        Motivation Theories and Performance

6.        Teams in Organizations: Teamwork and Team Performance

7.        Conflict and Negotiation

8.        Communication and Collaboration

9.        Power and Politics

10.     Leadership Essentials and challenges

 

11.         Organizational Culture and Innovation

12.      Organizational Goals and Structures

 Learning Resources

·         Textbook

John   R.   Schermerhorn,   Jr.,   Richard   N.   Osborn,   Mary   Uhl-Bien,   James   G.   Hunt, Organizational Behavior, Wiley, 12th Edition International Student Version, 2013

·         Reference

Organizational Behavior, 16/E Stephen P. Robbins, San Diego State, ISBN-13:   9780133507645 Prentice Hall , 2014

 Grading:

Course works (assignments, quizzes, projects, case studies, board discussion):             25%

Midterm exam                                                                                                                                25%

Final Exam                                                                                                                                      50%

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