HAD5750H

Seminar in Organizational Behaviour

Prerequisite

N/A

Description

The purpose of this seminar is for doctoral students to gain an understanding of the fundamental issues of organizational behaviour (OB) – the study of individual behaviour in organizations. Drawing on theory and research in psychology, social psychology and organizational behaviour, we shall explore individual , interpersonal and group processes in work organizations. We will examine both classic and contemporary theories, enduring controversies and emerging research on a range of topics in OB. The course is designed to provide an overview and introduction to the field and an understanding of its central concepts.

Objectives

  • Enable a better understanding of the OB field
  • Provide the skills to critically analyse and evaluate academic research
  • Enable the integration into research of approaches and insights from OB

Instructor

Whitney Berta

Whitney Berta

HSR – Health Services Organization and Management Studies Emphasis Co-Lead

Evaluation

10%
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40%