Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Describe the origins and foundations of organizational behavior, including processes and consequences of those processes.
2. Appraise the various theories of leadership, comparing them and contrasting them, showing similarities and differences.
3. Compare, contrast, and analyze various organizations’ structural configurations.
4. Apply the major theoretical approaches to motivation in designing reward systems that tie reward and performance in varied organizational settings.
5. Examine group dynamics, power, and influence in organizations, and explain who they are interrelated.
6. Formulate how the process of perception influences the management processes and contributes to individual differences.
7. Establish the various means of managing conflict, power, and political action in an organization.
8. Explain and analyze the issues relating to management ethics and social responsibility.
9. Describe and compare the processes of individual and group decision making, illustrating when each should be used. Diagnose the effectiveness of a work team and prescribe ways for increasing group effectiveness.
10. Discuss and assess the process of communication in the internet age in organizations.