Organizational Behavior

 

 Tittle  Organizational Behavior
 Department International Management and Marketing
 Type (compulsory/optional)  Optional
 Cycle (first/second)  First Cycle
 Semester when the component is delivered  7-th semester
 Course description  Organizational behavior is the scientific study of the behavioral processes that occur in work settings. The field of organizational behavior borrows many concepts and methods from the behavioral and social sciences, such as psychology, sociology, political science, and anthropology As a result, issues and topics touching on many academic disciplines may become the subject of study in the field of organizational behavior.
In the workplace today, a good understanding of the theory of human relations in organizations is essential. Some contemporary organizational issues include individual and group dynamics, motivation, leadership, organizational structure, morale, power, labor-management behavior, organizational change and development.
In this course, students will gain an understanding and appreciation of the systems approach as applied to human and organizational behavior. Students will gain an awareness and knowledge of contemporary issues and approaches to organizational change and development facing organizations.
 Course content Topic 1.  The Nature of Organizational Behavior
Topic 2. Approaches to Organization and Management
Topic 3. The Nature of Organizations
Topic 4. Individual Dimensions of Organizational Behavior
Topic 5. Personality
Topic 6. Meaning of perception
Topic 7. Motivation
Topic 8. Objectives of communication
Topic 9. Conflict Management
Topic 10. Stress Management
Topic 11. Trait Theory of Leadership
Topic 12. Organisational Culture and Climate 
 Learning outcomes At the completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- explain the terminology associated with organizational behavior.
- understand the systems approach as applied to human and organizational behavior.
- gain knowledge of contemporary issues and approaches to the organizational change facing organizations.
- apply organizational behavior approaches to the analysis of one organization’s initiative(s).
 Contact hours (lectures/seminars)

 30/30
 
Prerequisites

 
 Number of ECTS credits allocated

 3 credits