Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Explain the origins and foundations of organizational behavior, including processes and consequences of those processes.
2. Examine the various theories of leadership, comparing and contrasting them, showing similarities and differences.
3. Assess the process of individual and group decision making, and demonstrate when each should be used.
4. Examine group dynamics, power and influence in organizations, and explain how they are interrelated.
5. Explain how the processes of perception and diversity influence the management processes and contribute to individual differences.
6. Describe sources of conflict and stress in organizations and illustrate ways of effectively managing them.
7. Compare the various theories of motivation and describe how managers can best use them with employees.
8. Evaluate the various types of performance appraisals and analyze how they relate to organizations’ development.
9. Describe the process of job design and explore the steps taken in organizational design and structure.
10. Analyze how organizations adapt to and confront change, both internal and external, in the larger society.