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TOTAL 100%Exams: (75%) There will be 3 midterm exams. Exam questions will be based on material covered in any aspect of class (e. g. reading assignments, class lectures, exercises, and videos). The format of the exams will be a combination of multiple-choice questions and/or short answer/essay question(s). Please bring #2 pencils and a SCANTRON Form No. 882-ES for the exams.ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR SYLLABUSManagement 340 (MGMT 340), Section 8, Fall 2005Professor: Dr. PurkissPhone/ Fax/ E-Mail/ URL: W (714) 278-4555; Fax (714) 278-2645; [email protected]://cbeweb-1.fullerton.edu/management/slpurkiss//Class Day, Time, Location, Section: T; 7:00-9:45; MH 512, Schedule # 14962, Section 8Office: LH 676, Office Hours: TR 1:30-2:30 TR 5:15-6:15 AND by appointmentManagement Department Office: LH 640 – Department Phone: (714) 278-2251COURSE MATERIALS: Textbook- Robbins, S. P., 2005, Organizational Behavior (11th Edition), Prentice-Hall, Inc. This textbook is required for this class. It is strongly recommended that you bring the textbook to class, because many of the daily exercises and discussions will be focused on textbook material. Self-Assessment Library (CD ROM) v. 3.0, 11/E, Stephen P Robbins, ISBN: 0-13-191439-1Publisher: Prentice Hall, Copyright: 2005, Format: CD-ROM OnlyCOURSE DESCRIPTION: This objective of this course is to give students an introduction to organizational behavior (OB) by focusing on individual, group and organizational level phenomenon. Areas of study include the following: perception and learning, individual and personality, motivation at work, values and job attitudes, stress,group dynamics, teamwork, decision making, conflict management, intergroup relations, negotiation, communication, leadership, organization culture, job and organizational design, managing organizational change, global context, ethics and social responsibility. The field of OB is based upon disciplines such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, social psychology, and political science. COURSE PREREQUISITES: General Education in Social Sciences. COURSE COREQUISITE: Information Systems and Decision Science (ISDS) 361A: Quantitative Business Analysis: Probability and Statistics.COURSE OBJECTIVES: - To gain an understanding of current management practices and problems related to human behavior in organizations by studying course materials, participating in class activities, and applying organizational behavior concepts through class activities and assignments.- To learn key terms and concepts relevant to the field of organizational behavior and management.- To gain insight into your skills, abilities, & interests and how they relate to behavior in organizations.GRADING: Exams ([email protected] .25) .75Participation .15Self-Assessment Library Exercises .10 TOTAL 100%A+ 96.5-100 C+ 76.5-79.4 F 0-59.4A 92.5-96.4 C 72.5-76.4A- 89.5-92.4 C- 69.5-72.4 B+ 86.5-89.4 D+ 66.5-69.4B 82.5-86.4 D 62.5-66.4B- 79.5-82.4 D- 59.5-62.41Exams: (75%) There will be 3 midterm exams. Exam questions will be based on material covered in any aspect of class (e. g. reading assignments, class lectures, exercises, and videos). The format of the exams will be a combination of multiple-choice questions and/or short answer/essay question(s). Please bring #2 pencils and a SCANTRON Form No. 882-ES for the exams.If you are unable to take an exam on the scheduled date due to circumstances known in advance (e.g. an unavoidable school event), you must make arrangements with me to take the exam before the scheduled exam date.Otherwise, only extreme emergencies that can be verified will be accepted as an excuse for missing the exam (in the event of an illness, a note from the doctor explicitly indicating that the student should not attend class is mandatory). In the event of an emergency, it is your responsibility to contact me as soon as possible after the emergency (worst case, within 24 hours of the exam you missed). Car trouble or baby- sitter trouble may delay you, but it is not a reason to miss the exam entirely. Make-up exams may be any format. Participation: (15%) In order to earn participation points, you must be present in class and get involved. This class will have in-class discussion, exercises (often in small groups), quizzes, and/ or videos related to the book material. Some exercises are designed to help you gain insight into your own skills, abilities, and interests and how they relate to organizational behavior. In general, there are no wrong or right answers to these types of exercises. Hopefully these exercises will be interesting and fun to you and help you to personally relate to some of theories discussed in this class. Articulating your opinions and ideas in class should enhance the learning experience for everyone and deepen your understanding of the material. Professional behavior is expected at all times. Please be on time, try to maintain a positive attitude, and respect the professor and other students. In general, if you regularly come to class prepared to contribute, you will receive better participation scores, and this can improve your overall class grade. You are expected to be in class. If you must miss class, it is your responsibility to make arrangements with another student to find out what material, schedule changes, etc. you missed.Self Assessment Library (SAL) Exercises: (10%) - SAL 3.0 is a learning tool that allows you to assess your knowledge, beliefs, feelings, and actions in regard to a wide range of personal skills, abilities, and interests. 51 research based assessments are included in this Self Assessment Library.o You can save your resultso You can compare your results to the world average giving your score some context. Registering for SAL:1. Go to www.prenhall.com/robbins2. Go to Self Assessment Library 3.03. Click on Log In (Password Required)4. Read the system requirements then under New Users Please Register First click on Click Here Assessing SAL:1. Go to www.prenhall.com/robbins2. Go to Self Assessment Library 3.03. Click on Log In (Password Required)4. Enter your username and password. Using SAL:1. Before you start with the software please read the Introduction and Instructions, and Scoring Info for SAL 3.0.2. The 51 Self Assessments found in SAL 3.0 are organized in 3 sections (1) What About me? (2) Working with Others(3) Life in Organizations.3. You can select the self


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