Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior

  1. Module Title: Organizational Behaviour
  2. Module Prefix/Number: BUS 322
  3. Credit Hours: Three (3)
  4. Description :The course provides an overview of the main fields of organizational behavior. It focuses on topics such as leadership, the use of power, communication, work-related attitudes (e.g. commitment, organizational citizenship behavior), ethics, organization and its culture and development, as well as motivation.The course treats these topics either from the perspective of the individual, from the perspective of the group/team, or by looking at processes and systems in the organization such as change processes and structure.
  5. Student Learning Outcomes: At the end of this course students will have:
    • Gain basic knowledge about the main fields of organizational behavior (as mentioned above)
    • Know how to apply selected organizational behavior theories in the field and they are familiar with the advantages and disadvantages of their application. The students are able to analyze practical situations and research results against a theoretical background
  6. Grading Scale: Your letter grade in this course will be determined by calculating your score on all assignments and exams as a percentage of the total possible score, on a standard grading scale:
    Your Letter Grade Your Score as % of Total
    A 90–100
    B 80-89
    C 70-79
    D 60-69
    F 0-59

    Assignments 40%

    As part of the requirements, students must complete short assignments based on these studies. There will be 2 assignments, each attracting 20% of total course grade.

    Assignment (Essay) 20%

    Students are also required to turn in an essay assignment.

    Guidelines for the essay assignment:

    • Word limit: 1500 – 2500
    • The assignment should be typed using Times New Roman, 12-point size, double spaced, and 1″ margins.
    • The assignment should be edited for spelling and grammar.
    • References to be provided using the APA guidelines.

    Exam 40%

    There will be a Final exam. The exam will be based on material covered in the textbook readings and lecture notes.