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BSAD 120 – Leadership & Org Behavior

Credits: 3.00

Course Description: How people in organizations think and behave. Focuses on how leadership and motivation affect individuals and teams in the workplace and a global business context. Prerequisites: Business Administration, Computer Science & Information Systems, Engineering Management, Dietetics, Nutrition & Food Sciences major, Business Administration minor; Sports Management minor by permission; minimum Junior standing.

Section Description: This course is about people in organizations, focusing on how management and leadership practices affect the attitudes, motivation, behaviors, and performance of employees and teams. Course content is derived mostly from contemporary theory, research, and practice in the organizational behavior and management disciplines. This course is experiential and interactive. Real case examples will be presented often along with guest speakers and students are encouraged to read the news and stay abreast of changes in the business environment, which directly apply to classroom topics. Classes will include exercises, paired discussions, guest speakers, and experiential exercises.

CRN: 14374

Section: C

Enrolled/Seats: 48/48

Days Time Location
M 16:05 - 19:05 KALKIN BUILDING 001

Instructor(s): Paula Lee Cope

Meeting Dates: 16 Jan 2018 - 04 May 2018