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MGT502 : Organizational Behaviour

Course Overview

Course Synopsis

This course is designed to provide students the foundation of organizational behavior, distributed into three main parts individual, group and organization. The first part covers individual aspects like ability and learning, values, attitudes, personality, emotions, perception, individual decision making, motivation and job satisfaction. The second part covers group behavior, basic approaches of leadership, communication, power and politics, conflict and negotiation. The third part provides numerous valuable insights into organizational system, structure, work design and technology, HR policies and practices, organizational culture, change and stress management.

Course Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the nature of individual behavior and group processes as they affect decision making and implementation.
  • Identify the role of personality, perceptions and motivation influence an individual’s and group’s behavior in organizations.
  • Utilize alternative conceptual frames for analyzing organizational behavior.
  • Demonstrate how organizational culture affects perceptions and behaviors in organizations to support or suppress accomplishment of the organization’s objectives.
  • Observe and analyze group behavior in a work team setting.
  • Examine the important variables in individual and group decision making and problem solving.
  • Explain the pervasiveness and importance of communication in all aspects of the organizations functioning.
  • Examine individual and organizational change processes.

Course Calendar

Overview of the Course1Lecture Handouts01-05
Organizational Behavior2Lecture Handouts06-10
Organization-the Important component3Lecture Handouts11-15
Understanding The Basics of Human Behavior4Lecture Handouts16-18
Individual Differences: Abilities And Performance5Lecture Handouts19-23
Understanding The Values6Lecture Handouts24-27
Attitudes At Work7Lecture Handouts28-32
Personality8Lecture Handouts33-37
Emotions And Mood9Lecture Handouts38-42
Perception10Lecture Handouts43-46
Perception, Attitudes And Personality11Lecture Handouts47-51
Perception And Decision Making12Lecture Handouts52-57
Motivation-The Basic Concept13Lecture Handouts58-62
Graded Discussion Board
Motivational Theories14Lecture Handouts63-68
Rewards Systems15Lecture Handouts69-73
Review lecture16Lecture Handouts74-76
Foundations Of Group Behavior17Lecture Handouts77-83
Understanding Teams18Lecture Handouts84-89
Group Decision Making19Lecture Handouts90-93
Communication20Lecture Handouts94-97
Communication21Lecture Handouts98-101
Leadership Theories22Lecture Handouts102-107
Grand Quiz
Leadership Application23Lecture Handouts108-112
Power And Politics24Lecture Handouts113-117
Power And Politics25Lecture Handouts118-122
Conflict And Negotiation26Lecture Handouts123-129
Conflict And Negotiation27Lecture Handouts130-135
Review of Part II28Lecture Handouts136-139
Review of Part II29Lecture Handouts140-142
Foundations Of Organizational Structure30Lecture Handouts143147
Organizational Design31Lecture Handouts148-151
Work Design And Technology32Lecture Handouts152-156
Human Resource Policies and Practices33Lecture Handouts157-161
Human Resource Policies and Practices34Lecture Handouts162-164
Human Resource Policies and Practices35Lecture Handouts165-169
Organizational Culture36Lecture Handouts170-175
Organizational Change37Lecture Handouts176-180
Change Management38Lecture Handouts181-184
Organizational Development39Lecture Handouts185-187
Stress and Managing stress40Lecture Handouts188-193
Review of Part III41Lecture Handouts194-196
Future directions in organization42Lecture Handouts197-199
Future directions in organization Cont43Lecture Handouts200-202
International dimensions in Organizational Behavior44Lecture Handouts203-205
Organizational behavior in a glance45Lecture Handouts206-217
Final Term Examination
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