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FNCO-292 - Organizational Behaviour - 3.00 Credits

FNCO-292 - Organizational Behaviour - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Organizational behaviour is a field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behaviour within organizations. Behaviour refers to what people do in the organization, what their attitudes are, how they perform. Because the organizations studied are often business organizations, OB is frequently applied to topics such as absenteeism, employment turnover, productivity, human performance, working in groups, and job satisfaction.
Part of the:
  • BUSINESS Department
  • Prerequisites : ENGL-060 , MATH-051 , English 12 or English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12 or ENGL 060 or equivalent or permission of the instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per week.
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Upon completion of this course, students will learned that OB is a field of study that focuses on three levels of behaviour in organizations. One level is the individual. Another level is the group. The third level is structure. OB is relevant anywhere that people come together and share experiences, work on goals, or meet to solve problems. OB can help one understand these broader connections,
    Upon completion of this course, students should learn the challenges in the current work place:
    At the Individual Level
  • Job Satisfaction

  • Empowerment

  • Behaving Ethically

  • At the Group Level
  • Working With Others

  • Workforce Diversity

  • At the Organizational Level
  • Productivity

  • Developing Effective Employees

  • Global Competition

  • Managing in the Global Village

  • Team work skills

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Presentation skills

  • Research skills
  • Text and Materials: Langton, N. and S. Robbins, Organizational Behaviour, 3rd Canadian Edition. Toronto, Ontario: Pearson Education Canada, 2003.
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