HRM742 - Introduction To Business Management and Organizational Behaviour
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Introduction To Business Management and Organizational Behaviour
This subject is an examination of the contemporary Canadian business environment, organization, leadership and management decision process which influences the behaviour of individuals and groups. Increased global competition, technological change and the rising expectations of both employees and employers have underlined the need for better and more effective leadership. This subject provides a better understanding of this process.
One Full Credit.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the dynamic role of the contemporary leader in Canadian business. Understand theories of leadership identifying essential skills and behaviours and analyze the impact of leadership in organizations.
2. Identify the skills required to make effective, ethical decisions.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of motivation theories and apply the principles of motivation including the elements of reward systems and job design, to workplace situations.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the attributes of individuals, teams and team dynamics in organizations.
5. Identify the issues and the effects of organizational power and politics.
6. Demonstrate an understanding of stress in the workplace and stress management.
7. Identify conflict and conflict managing strategies and the art of negotiation in the workplace.
8. Identify the components of the communication model, the barriers to communication and discuss strategies for effective communication.
9. Identify the elements of organizational culture, the functions of culture and strategies to change and strengthen organizational culture.
10. Identify models of change, explain resistance to change and apply strategies to overcome resistance to change. Demonstrate an understanding of how to communicate the change effort.
11. Identify the elements of organizational design and organizational structure. Identify forms of departmentalization. Explain the impact of the contingencies of organization design on an organizaiton.
12. Communicate effectively using both oral and written methods and utilizing appropriate word processing software.
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