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Organizational Behavior and Change (BUSM 467)

Addresses system wide applications to assess, develop, improve, and strengthen strategies, processes, and structures to achieve organizational effectiveness in constantly changing organizational environment. Additional topics include: nature of change, roles associated with leading and managing change, issues of organizational culture, design models, and organizational behavior challenges.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite BUSM 327
Offered Winter
Programs -

Course Outcomes:


Upon completion of this course, students will be able to develop skills in the following:

Management and Leadership Development

  • Lead business and change efforts by planning, implementing and evaluating projects
  • Exercise leadership skills regardless of formal organizational role
  • Integrate quantitative techniques in strategic planning, decision making, human resource management, etc.
  • Collaborate effectively in teams
  • Communicate appropriately in a multicultural setting

Personal Development

  • Recognize own strengths and weaknesses as a manager, leader, and member of a team or organization
  • Set own development goals and embrace learning
  • Demonstrate an ability to make socially responsible decisions
  • Demonstrate an ability to evaluate ethical dilemmas and make proper judgments about them

Cognitive Development

  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically and articulate beliefs
  • Demonstrate competence in reading, analysis, interpretation, and communication in oral and written forms.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use concrete experience, theory, and reflection as a source of learning.
  • Demonstrate the ability to gather and analyze information and its use in effective problem solving and decision-making.