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MANA 3318 – 007 and 008: Managing organizational BehaviorInstructor InformationInstructorOffice NumberOffice Telephone NumberEmail AddressFaculty ProfileOffice Hours on CanvasCourse InformationSection InformationTime and Place of Class MeetingsDescription of Course ContentStudent Learning OutcomesRequired Textbooks and Other Course MaterialsDescriptions of major assignments and examinationsGrading InformationGrading:Technology RequirementsOther RequirementsExpectations for Out-of-Class StudyGrade GrievancesInstitutional InformationAdditional InformationFace Covering PolicyAttendanceAcademic Success CenterThe English Writing Center (411LIBR)Librarian to ContactEmergency Phone NumbersLibrary InformationResearch or General Library HelpCourse ScheduleMANA 3318 – 007 and 008:Managing organizationalBehaviorSpring 2022Instructor InformationInstructorPatricia A. Parham, Ph.D.Office NumberVirtual via ConferenceOffice Telephone NumberManagement Office Email [email protected] ProfilePatricia A. Parham, Ph.D., earned her doctorate from the U. of Texas at Austin. She recently accepted the position, Vice-President for Community Engagement, Church Universal and Triumphant in charge of changes to the culture. Dr. Parham has been a self-employed Organization Development consultant for most of her career. She has worked for organizations asdiverse as PepsiCo, City, Water, Light and Power, Minneapolis Public Schools and United Way. Her work has also included outplacement, non-profit board developmentand teaching at the collegiate and graduate levels, including mentoring dissertation students. Before consulting, Dr. Parham was employed by the American Institutes forResearch where she evaluated Federal programs, i.e., the Basic Skills ImprovementProgram and Youth Advocacy programs and researched training requirements for military occupational specialties, and for a private utility as part of the Fossil Fuels Transformational Team. Committed to excellence and experiential learning, Parham conducts t-groups, coaches, and develops coaches and consultants.Office Hours on CanvasTuesday 8:30 – 9:00 pm and Wednesday 5:00 – 5:30 pm and by appointmentCourse InformationSection InformationMANA 3318 – 007 + 008Time and Place of Class MeetingsThis course will meet synchronously in TEAMS on Tuesdays only, most weeks. Meetings will last 80 minutes, cover one chapter and include some class participation. Recordings of the lectures thatyou will not be present for will be posted in aTEAMS module. On team presentation weeks, the class may meet on Thursdays also. Quizzes may also be scheduled for Thursdays during scheduled class hours.Description of Course ContentThis course is an introduction to the factors that influence individual and group behavior in organizations. Emphasizing findings from the field of organizational behavior, topics covered: individual differences and diversity, social information processing, work attitudes, stress, work motivation, power and influence, negotiation, teams, leadership, and organizational research.It introduces you to the field of organizational behavior from a comprehensive theoretical and applied perspective. Spanning three levels of system, organizational topics covered will include the following: at the individual intrapersonal level – personality, perception, and attribution,attitudes, value, motivation, learning, emotion, stress and well-being; at the interpersonal and group level – work team, leadership, power and politics; and at the organizational level – workdesign, structure, culture, and career management. Through discussions of class material, in-class exercises, and assignments, you will understand the basic dynamics of organizational behavior, enabling application of this knowledge to relationship and management skills in organizations. Student Learning OutcomesUpon completing this course, students will be able to:1. Define organizational behavior.2. Identify and describe organizational behavior (OB) concepts.3. List and define the major theories of organizational behavior.4. Recognize and discuss the impact ofpersonality, motivation, emotion, attitude, culture, and communication in the workplace.5. Apply organizational behavior theories introduced in this class to real organizations that are facing organizational behavior challenges.6. Present topics in OB and solutions via in-class discussion.7. Be an effective team member or leader.Required Textbooks and Other Course MaterialsTextbook: ORGB6,0Edition: 6thAuthor:CNelson, D. & Quick, J. C.ISBN:C978-1-337-40783-0Publisher & Year:CCengage, 2019Descriptions of major assignments and examinations1) You are required to complete all assigned readings prior to class and be prepared to answer questions and contribute to class discussions.2) Two individual self-assessment worksheets will be completed and posted under Assignments.3) Three quizzes, throughout the semester, will cover both text and class material. 4) One team case presentation will be made. You present to receive full credit – video recordings are acceptable in cases of personal emergency. The executive summary and presentation must be posted in the Assignments section 24 hours prior to the scheduled presentation.5) One Discussion Question (DQ) involving you and your teammates is due one week after the team case presentation. It will be posted in your Team Project home page.Quizzes (300 pts)There will be THREE quizzes which may include questions of the following type: multiple choice andtrue/false. Please see the course calendar for the dates and times of each quiz. The quizzes will be timed and available only during class meeting times. They are open book. Quiz items will cover both text and class material. There will be material on the quiz not discussed in the text (e.g., videos, and class activities), so it is imperative that you come to class and review all materials, including videos. Quizzes are not cumulative and will occur after completion of chapters 4, 9, and 15. No make-up exams will be given.Team Case Presentation Work (150 pts)Each student will be part of a team of approximately 8 people (the size of the team will be based on the class size). There will be no changes to random group membership assignments. Prior to engaging in the presentation, each team will submit a team charter worth a maximum of 50 points. If your name and MBTI profile are excluded from this charter, you will receive 0 points. The


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