Organizational Behavior

Course NameOrganizational Behavior
Course CodeMGT355
DescriptionThe course of Organizational Behavior (OB) addresses the systematic study of actions and attitudes that people exhibit within organizations. It concentrates on issues dealing with human motivation and behavior, the interface between human behavior and the organization, and the organization itself. The primary goal is to help students understand and apply the OB principles in the real life situations to increase work productivity, leadership effectiveness and employee satisfaction and motivation.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students will be able to :
– Identify and understand individual, group and organizational behavior;
– Identify and understand the key managerial and organizational processes and issues from the Organizational Behavior (OB) perspective;
– Develop the background knowledge necessary for critical thinking about psychological and behavioral issues and their constructive application in the workplace;
– Understand the basic OB theories and apply the theoretical concepts to the real life situations;
– Apply obtained knowledge to the organizations, e.g. evaluate psychological tests used in personnel management, perform job analysis, provide and receive input and feedback on performance, support career development, apply motivation concepts in the organizations, identify and address workplace diversity/gender issues etc.
SchoolSchool of Business Administration (SBA)
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS