EMPR 375: Topics in Organizational Behaviour

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Term: Not offered in the 2023-24 academic year

Course Description: Organizational behavior is the study of human behavior in organizational settings, including the interaction between people, the organization, and the environment. Students will learn about the issues that influence people at work, including but not limited to; the theory and practice of leading and managing teams, organizational change and development, drivers of various work attitudes, and employee health and well-being. The specific topic and content of this course will change depending on term and instructor.

Learning Outcomes: To complete this course students will demonstrate their ability to:

  1. Recognize and describe the role organizations have in promoting meaningful work and worker well-being.
  2. Assess interpersonal dynamics relevant to team development, decision-making, communication, and conflict management.
  3. Apply organizational theories to the practice of workplace management.
  4. Discuss drivers of various employee attitudes and performance-related behaviors.
  5. Increase self-awareness through personal reflection on career goals and work values.

Learning Hours: 120

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Detailed descriptions of each assignment, including the rubrics used for evaluation, are available on the course onQ website under the assignments tab.

Prerequisites: EMPR 270

Exclusions: COMM 355; COMM 391