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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CLM - 512 Organizational Behavior

The rapidly changing trends in healthcare and the laboratory setting force organizations to respond to change for overall survival. Organizational development is a collection of concepts that focuses on employees’ roles within organizations, and how to make working relationships function best. This course will provide the learner with the tools to effectively, economically, and strategically make changes to improve their services. It will explore the major trends and issues in organizational development as it applies to the laboratory. A Web-based learning approach will be used to present the concepts. Book chapters, case studies, relevant articles, and website resources will provide the learner with advanced and current information in each of the major topic areas. Topics in the course include leadership, understanding employee motivation, developing effective work teams, managing organizational change, intervention techniques, and conflict negotiation skills. Application of knowledge to real-life situations will be accomplished through case studies, discussion boards, and current event topics. Retake Counts for Credit: No. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: No. Credit(s): 3