Develop your professional skills by learning the fundamentals of organizational behavior and how to influence it effectively.
As organizations evolve, the interaction between employees is a critical aspect of productivity. Organizational behavior skills, such as conflict management, employee motivation and team building, help leaders avoid potential obstacles while maximizing productivity and team cohesion. With a heightened understanding of employee behavior through Benedictine’s online Master of Science (MS) in Management and Organizational Behavior, you can utilize your knowledge to better meet an organization’s needs.
Courses to Meet Your Specific Interests
Courses in the MS in Management and Organizational Behavior are taught by top professors and leading experts in the field and give you real-world skills that you can apply immediately. Applicable courses include:
- Organizational Behavior
This course examines the diverse causes and consequences of individual and group behavior within an organization. You will examine the effects of individual behavior, personality, emotions, values and attitudes on different business situations in order to uncover concepts that help understand how motivations and performance of individuals and teams can be nurtured. Areas covered include performance management, motivation, communication, team development and culture.
- Organizational Culture
Learn the fundamental theories and models of organizational culture. You will learn how to define organizational culture, gain insight on how it impacts the overall effectiveness of an organization, and work to develop the skills necessary to cultivate a culture that produces results.
- Conflict Management
Working in teams is necessary in most organizations because of the complexity of tasks and multiple kinds of expertise needed to get the job done. In this course, you will analyze interpersonal and intragroup conflict, and examine the underlying causes of conflict and effective management strategies to cope with it.
- Team Building
Study the theoretical basis of team building and its strengths and weaknesses as an organization development intervention. You will assess the stages of team development and how to build cohesive teams.
- Strategy, Structure and Decision-Making
Learn to apply behavioral management strategies to resolve managerial and organizational problems.
Take the Next Step
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