MGT-320 Organizational Behavior

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

 

Course title: MGT320 Organizational Behavior

 

Campus:   National

Initiator:   George Mangonon

Date: 8/11/2020

Course description:

This course presents systematic knowledge about people and organizations that can be used to enhance organizational effectiveness and at the same time, enhance the quality of employees' work life.  Topics include individual and group behavior, motivation, rewarding behavior, decision-making, communication, conflict, leadership, power and politics, organizational structure and design, and organizational change and management. 

 

COURSE HOURS/CREDITS:

 

 

Hours per Week

 

No.  of  Weeks

 

Total Hours

 

Semester Credits

 

Lecture

 

          3

x

16

x

 48

=

3

 

Laboratory

 

         

x

 

x

 

=

 

 

Workshop

 

 

x

 

x

 

=

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

Total Semester

 

Credits

 

 

            3

                           

 

PURPOSE OF COURSE:        

                                            [  ] Degree requirement

                                            [  ] Degree elective

                                            [x] Certificate

                                            [  ] Other

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

BU260 Fundamentals of Management

 

PSLOs OF OTHER PROGRAMS THIS COURSE MEETS: None

  

PSLO#

                             Program

 

 

 

 

  1)  INSTITUTIONAL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (Check all that apply)

 

[   ]

1. Effective oral communication: capacity to deliver prepared, purposeful presentations designed to increase knowledge, to foster understanding, or to promote change in the listeners’ attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors.

 

[X]

2. Effective written communication: development and expression of ideas in writing through work in many genres and styles, utilizing different writing technologies, and mixing texts, data, and images through iterative experiences across the curriculum.

[   ]

3. Critical thinking: a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion.

[   ]

4. Problem solving: capacity to design, evaluate, and implement a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal.

 

[X]

5. Intercultural knowledge and competence: a set of cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills and characteristics that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts.

 

[X]

6. Information literacy: the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively and responsibly use and share that information for the problem at hand.

[X]

7. Foundations and skills for life-long learning: purposeful learning activity, undertaken on an ongoing basis with the aim of improving knowledge, skills, and competence.

 

[  ]

8. Quantitative Reasoning: ability to reason and solve quantitative problems from a wide array of authentic contexts and everyday life situations; comprehends and can create sophisticated arguments supported by quantitative evidence and can clearly communicate those arguments in a variety of formats.

 

2)  PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (PSLOs): The student will be able

     to:

 

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of basic concepts in organizational behavior;
  2.  
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the intricacies of marketing planning and  overall marketing;
  4.  
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts underlying corporate financial decision making;
  6.  
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of entrepreneurship and small business in the FSM economy;
  8.  
  9. Demonstrate basic knowledge of international business;
  10.  
  11. Demonstrate an understanding of economic development issues; and
  12.  
  13. Demonstrate an understanding of statistical methods of sampling and estimating population statistics.

 

                                        

3)  COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (General): The student will be

     able to:

 

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of organizational behavior;
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the individual behaviors and processes in organizations;
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of social and group processes in organizations; 
  4. Demonstrate an understanding leadership and influence processes in organizations; and
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of organizational processes and characteristics.

 

4)  COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (Specific): The student will be able to:

 

CSLO (General) 1: Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of organizational behavior.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

1.1 Explain organizational behavior.

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 1.1.

 

1.2 Identify and describe contextual perspectives on organizational behavior.

5, 6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 1.2.

 

1.3 Describe the role of organizational behavior in managing the effectiveness of organizations.

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 1.3.

 

1.4 Identify and describe the five of the central environmental forces for change faced by today’s organizations: diversity, globalization, technology, ethics and corporate governance, and new employment relationships.

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 1.4.

 

1.5 Write the first component of the research paper that will reflect the organizational culture prevailing on a chosen existing business organization of the student.

 

6, *7

1

The instructor will use a grading rubric to assess the research paper of the student that will measure the accomplishment of CSLO 1.5.

CSLO (General) 2: Demonstrate an understanding of the individual behaviors and processes in organizations.

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

2.1 Discuss critical individual characteristics that affect people’s behaviors in organizations.

 

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 2.1.

 

2.2 Discuss core theories and concepts that drive employee motivation.

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 2.2.

 

2.3 Discuss how managers can implement motivation theories and concepts.

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 2.3.

 

 

2.4 Write the component of the research paper that will reflect the processes, group dynamics, communications, and conflict management prevailing on a chosen existing business organization of the student.

 

6, *7

1

The instructor will use a grading rubric to assess the research paper of the student that will measure the accomplishment of CSLO 2.5.

CSLO (General) 3: Demonstrate an understanding of social and group processes in organizations.

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

3.1 Discuss groups and teams in organizations.

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 3.1.

 

3.2 Describe the different perspectives of decision making.

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 3.2.

3.3 Discuss the communication process, and how information technology (IT) and the Internet have influenced organizational communications.

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 3.3.

3.4 Discuss conflict, and negotiation in organizations.

 

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 3.4.

3.5 Write the component of the research paper that will reflect the social and group processes.

6, *7

1

The instructor will use a grading rubric to assess the research paper of the student that will measure the accomplishment of CSLO 3.5.

CSLO (General) 4: Demonstrate an understanding of leadership and influence processes in organizations.

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

4.1 Discuss the traditional leadership approaches.

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 4.1.

4.2 Discuss the modern leadership approaches.

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 4.2.

4.3 Discuss power, influence, and politics in organizations.

 

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 4.3.

4.4 Write the component of the research paper that will reflect the leadership and influence processes prevailing on a chosen existing business organization of the student.

 

6, *7

1

The instructor will use a grading rubric to assess the research paper of the student that will measure the accomplishment of CSLO 4.4.

CSLO (General) 5: Demonstrate an understanding of how organizational characteristics influence managerial and organizational effectiveness.

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

5.1 Discuss organizational structure and design

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 5.1.

 

5.2 Explain organizational culture, cultures of conflict and cultures of inclusion, how technology and innovation influence culture, and managing organizational culture.

 

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 5.2.

5.3 Discuss change in organizations, and identify the keys to managing successful organization change and development.

 

6, 7

1

Use a written assignment graded with a rubric, to gauge how the student will accomplish CSLO 5.3.

5.4 Write the component of the research paper that will reflect how organizational characteristics influence managerial and organizational effectiveness on a chosen existing business organization of the student.

 

6, *7

1

The instructor will use a grading rubric to assess the research paper of the student that will measure the accomplishment of CSLO 5.4.

 

5)  COURSE CONTENT:

 

  • Introduction to Organizational Behavior
  • Individual Behaviors and Processes in Organizations 
  • Social and Group Processes in Organizations
  • Leadership and Influence Processes in Organizations 

 

6)  METHOD(S) OF INSTRUCTION:

       

          [ x]  Lecture                  [ x]  Cooperative learning groups

          [   ]  Laboratory             [ x]  In-class exercises

          [ x]  Audio visual          [   ]  Demonstrations

          [   ]  Other

 

7)  REQUIRED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS:

 

Griffin, R. W.; Phillips, J. M.; Gully, S. M.. Organizational Behavior: Managing People and Organizations 13th Edition. Cengage Learning: 2020 (or most recent edition, and with a digital version and Mindtap resources).

 

8)  REFERENCE MATERIALS:

 

None

 

9)  INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS:

 

None

 

10) EVALUATION:

 

The summative evaluation will be based on examinations and the final project, which is a research on organizational behavior practices in an existing business organization.

 

11) CREDIT BY EXAMINATION:

 

None

 

MGT 320 Organizational Behavior Recommended by CC: 10/07/21
 

Approved by VPIA: 11/25/21

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