AP/ADMS 2400 3.0
REQUIRED COURSE TEXT / READINGS:
Custom Textbook Packet: Colquitt, Organizational Behaviour with Connect Access Card, 1st Canadian edition with Kreitner Custom, © 2010. This shrink-wrapped packet is available at the York University Bookstore, ISBN 0071059695).
The packet includes:
• Colquitt, Wesson, LePine & Gellatly (2010). Organizational Behaviour: Improving Performance and Commitment in the Workplace, Canadian Edition. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd. Canada. •Custom publication for York University: Kreitner, Kinicki, Cole & Digby (2010), OB: Key Concepts, Skills, and Best Practices (Excerpts for AP/ADMS2400). Includes Chapters 2 and 7 from Fundamentals of Organizational Behaviour, 3rd Canadian Edition. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd. Canada. • Connect: Enclosed with the packet is a Connect Access Card to on-line password protected resources provided by the publisher. To register, go to www.mcgrawhillconnect.ca. For more details about this website, see the “Additional Information/Notes” section below on this outline.
Hoffman & Ruemper, Organizational Behaviour: Canadian Cases and Exercises, 7th Edition, Captus Press Inc.
No Course Kit Required
Note: Photocopying more than 10% of a textbook is illegal, and may involve penalties. Do not duplicate textbooks or obtain these photocopies
ORGANIZATION OF THE COURSE:
Detailed Course Outline
|Week |Topic |Readings | |1 |Introduction |Colquitt Ch. 1 | | |What is Organizational Behaviour? | | | |Integrative model of OB |Casebook: Purpose and Analysis of Case Studies | | |Evidence-based research in OB | | |2 |Perception and Individual Differences |Kreitner Ch. 2 | | |Information-processing model of perception |Cases: Portrait of a Canadian Advisor, Cross-Cultural | | |Perceptual biases and errors |Communications | | |Stereotypes and diversity | | | |Causal attribution | | | |Attribution biases | | |3 |Communication |Kreitner Ch. 7 | | |Barriers for effective communication |Cases: The Communication Taskforce, WD Inc. | | |Media richness | | | |Listening | | | |Communication in the age of information technology | | |4 |Behavioral Outcomes |Colquitt...