Mgt311 Essay

2984 Words Apr 29th, 2014 12 Pages
Course Syllabus
School of Business
MGT/311 Version 1
Organizational DevelopmentCopyright © 2011 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved.

Course Description

This organizational behavior course encompasses the study of individual and group behavior in organizational settings. Students will learn to examine their role in an organization. Other topics include strategic elements of organizational behavior, workforce diversity, managing change, effective communication, and performance systems.


Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:

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You have decided to assess each individual’s character, personality, and job satisfaction to improve your ability to manage them.

Resources: Self-Assessment Library, University of Phoenix Material: How to Save the Self-Assessments Guide

Ask three co-workers, friends, or family members to take the following self-assessments:

How Satisfied Am I with My Job?
Am I Engaged?
How Are You Feeling Right Now?
What’s My Affect Intensity?
What’s My Emotional Intelligence Score?
Am I A Deliberate Decision Maker?

Provide the participants with a copy of University of Phoenix Material: How to Save the Self-Assessments Guide.
Ask the participants to return hard copies of the completed self-assessments to you.

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Week Two: Motivation and CommunicationDetailsDuePointsObjectives
Determine strategies to motivate employees.
Create effective organizational communication.ReadingRead Ch. 7 of Organizational Behavior.ReadingRead Ch. 8 of Organizational Behavior.ReadingRead Ch. 11 of Organizational Behavior.ReadingRead the “Performance Evaluation” section in Ch. 17 of Organizational Behavior.ReadingRead this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.ParticipationParticipate in class discussion.4/33Nongraded Activities and Preparation
Teamwork and

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