Disciplines

Organizational behavior: advanced topics


Discipline: EAD5900-7

Concentration area: 12139

Number of Credits: 8

Course load:

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DurationTotal
42215120
Goals:
To upgrade the comprehension of organizational behavior’s concepts and phenomena to the advanced, post-graduation level, supported by an approach the considers organizations as social units that articulate individual and collective processes

Justification:

Content:
Elements of human behavior in the workplace. The conceptual bases of micro-organizational behavior: social cognition, social perception, attribution theory, schemas, attitudes, and their application to the organizational/work context. Individual and interpersonal dimensions: personality, perception and attribution; values and attitudes; emotions and affections; motivation; bonds to the organization, commitment, entrenchment, psychological contracts; leadership. Group and organizational dimensions: groups and work teams; informal social networks; sensemaking and organizational culture.

Avaliation methods:
EVALUATION CRITERIA
The following elements will be considered for evaluation:
• Participation during the classes, including raising questions and discussing p

Notes:

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