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COURSE OUTLINE

I. COURSE CODE: ED 513/DM 605

II. COURSE TITLE: HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN AN ORGANIZATION
III. COURSE UNITS: 3 UNITS

IV. COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is orieted toward developing a better understanding of human behavior and using that knowledge to help people be more productive and satisfied in organizational setting. The primary values characterizing this field include: a) an emphasis on establishing cause and effect relationship; b) a commitment to change; c) a humanistic concern for people; d) a concern for organizational effectiveness; and e) a reliance on empirical research and the scietific method.

V. GENERAL OBJECTIVES:
During and after the course, the students are expected to enhance his/her knowledge on the fiedl of organizational behavior and the various research strategies that it employs. Student will receive extensive exposure tot h scientific method, various research methodologies, and the use of academic research journals.

VI. COURSE OUTLINE:
A. Orientation
a. UV Vision, Mission, Goals and Policies
b. Course requirements, grading system and expectations c. Introduction to the Course

B. Organizational Behavior: An Introduction
a. Nature and Study of Organization
b. Work in the 21st Century: The Changing World of People and Organizations

C. Basic Human Process
a. Perception and Learning
b. Individual Differences: Personality and Abilities

D. The Individual in the Organizations
a. Motivation
b. Work-Related Attitudes
c. Career Development and Work Stress Group Process d. Group Dynamics and Teamwork
e. Interpersonal Communication
f. Decision Making in Organizations
g. Cooperation and Conflict in Organizations
h. Workplace Violence and Aggression

E. Influencing Others
a. Influence, Power and Politics
b. Leadership: Its Nature and impact in Organizations

F. Organizational Process
a. Work Environment: Culture and Technology
b. Organizational Change and Development

VII. COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
a. Reflection Report
b. Annotated Reading
c. Practicum – choose a problem on any organizational behavior in your work place and make an action research base on the format given.

VIII. GRADING CRITERIA:
a. Participation30%
i. Reading
ii. Queries
iii. quizzes
b. Written Output50%
i. Case studies
ii. Annotated reading
iii. Research output
c. Major Examination20%
i. Term examination

Prepared by:

EDGAR P. PANGUE, RN., FEpid., MAN
Professor
December 2012
edgarpangue@gmail.com
0920-9831-140
0922-8409-311

Approved by:

DR. ROUEL A. LONGINOS
Director
Center for Professional and Continuing Education
|How to conduct Action research: | |The following are the steps involved in conducting action research: | |Introduction: | |Rationale | |Literature/Theory. Supporting of some studies or theory that can concretize the research. | |Problem Identification or Statement of the Problem. There are many ways by which problems for action research could be | |identified. Test results, observations, remarks and comments of people concerning their...
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