BUS 120 Organizational Behavior • 5 Cr.
Explores the dynamics of human resources in a business organization. Students develop a positive attitude toward the human element in business. Specific topics include motivation, leadership, group dynamics, organization theory, participatory management, and communication.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
Interpret and contrast how effective communication and its relationship-building works in organizations.
Discuss and explain basic forms of motivation
Label and contrast the known "stages" for how groups “develop”.
Recognize and classify 'functional' and 'dysfunctional' roles in groups.
Identify and explain functions of leadership/management.
Distinguish what characteristics leaders have to become "Effective Leaders".
Summarize and identify what is "Organizational Culture" and why it has relevance.
Describe how cultural diversity contributes to the competitive advantage of an organization.