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COURSE SYLLABUS

COURSE TITLE: Organizational Behavior
NUMBER/SECTION: BUSN 208
CRN: BUSN208-0GD-D1-201230[->0]

CONTACT INFORMATION

Instructor:
First Name:Michele
Last Name:Roberts
Phone Number:765-481-7720
Email (Ivy Tech Email): mroberts91@ivytech.edu

Instructor’s Supervisor:
First Name:Aaron
Last Name:Baute
Phone Number:765-269-5700
Email (Ivy Tech Email):abaute@ivytech.edy
Office/Campus Location:Ivy Hall 2174

Online Learning Support:
First Name:Lena and Christian
Last Name:Harper and Vester
Phone Number:(765)269-5154
Email (Ivy Tech Email): laf-distance-ed@lists.ivytech.edu[->1] Blackboard IM ID:lharper and cvester1 -bb
Office/Campus Location:Ivy Hall 1117/Lafayette
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 7:00pm, Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday 8:00am – noon

COURSE OUTLINE OF RECORD

PREREQUISITES: BUSN 105
SCHOOL: Business
PROGRAM: Business Administration
CREDIT HOURS: 3
VIRTUAL CREDIT HOURS: 48
DATE OF LAST REVISION: Spring 2012
EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS REVISION: Summer 2012

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Studies human behavior in organizations at the individual and group level, including the effects of organizational structure on behavior. Focuses on using organizational behavior concepts for developing and improving interpersonal skills.

MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to:

1.Evaluate simple and complex concepts of organizational behavior (OB); including the theoretical and practical elements.
2.Identify basic managerial functions, roles, and skills and how they relate to the field of OB, including implications of environmental challenges. 3.Understand the elements of diversity within a global organization and environment. 4.Discuss the foundations of individual behavior through exploration in psychology; including personality, perception, and interpersonal differences. 5.Illustrate understanding of need-based perspectives in motivation including; Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, Alderfer’s ERG theory, and Hertzberg’s dual-structure theory. 6.Illustrate understanding of process-based perspectives in motivation through the equity, expectancy, and reinforcement theories. 7.Explain how job design, work arrangements, and employee participation affect individual performance and job satisfaction. 8.Explain goal setting, performance management, and reward systems as they relate to total quality management efforts. 9.Discuss the nature of stress, managing stress and balancing work-life. 10.Demonstrate the understanding of how individuals make up teams and teams create an organization, and organizational effectiveness is reliant on each level.

COURSE CONTENT:

Topical areas of study include:

Individual behaviors Individual characteristics
Group behaviors Personality differences
Organizational behaviorsTeam diversity
Needs-based motivational modelsOrganizational success
Process-based motivational models

REQUIRED TEXT & MATERIALS

Title: Organizational Behavior
Author: Steven McShane and Mary Ann Von Glinow
Edition: 2nd edition
Publisher: McGraw Hill-Primis
ISBN: 978-0-07-338122-0

How to Order Textbook/Materials
All books and materials, unless otherwise noted, should be purchased from the Ivy Tech online bookstore. To order the texts required for this class or any other course, go to http[->2]://[->3]www[->4].[->5]ivytech[->6].[->7]bkstr[->8].[->9]com[->10]. Students can order all books and materials for all courses from this site – regardless of whether it is an online or on-campus course.

In the future, it is advised that students order textbooks and materials before the start of the semester. Students should use a copy of their course schedule to accurately order books and materials. Schedules can print a copy of...
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