Nora P. Reilly, Ph.D.
Three hours lecture. An introduction to the study of behavior in organizations. Focuses on the individual, the organization, and their interaction. Provides students with ways of looking at and thinking about behavior in organizations. Presents a framework for analyzing organizational behavior and considers both empirical and case study research on organizational issues. Focuses on organizational socialization, attitudes, motivation, decision-making, absenteeism, turnover, stress, work groups, and teams.
Steve M. Jex (2002). Organizational Psychology: A Scientist-Practitioner Approach. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN # 0-471-37420-2.
Reading 2007: Discussion questions are posted the Friday before class.