Behaviour and Communication in Organizations

2019-2020
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Doel vak

On completion of the course students have (a) an overview of theories
and models from organizational sciences, communication science, and
other relevant fields of research to explain behavior and communication
in the workplace at the level of the individual, the group, and the
organization as a whole, (b) knowledge about a wide variety of topics
such as work attitudes and motivation, group dynamics and teamwork,
decision making and managing conflict, power and leadership, and
organizational change, and (c) experience with applying this knowledge
to solve relevant cases.

Inhoud vak

Theories and models from organizational sciences, communication science,
and other relevant fields of research are introduced to explain behavior
and communication in the workplace at the level of the individual, the
group, and the organization as a whole. During the lectures, knowledge
is presented about a wide variety of topics such as work attitudes and
motivation, group dynamics and teamwork, decision making and managing
conflict, power and leadership, and organizational change. In the
accompanying workgroups knowledge is applied by solving several relevant
cases in teams.

Onderwijsvorm

Lectures and workgroups. Attendance for the workgroups is mandatory.

Toetsvorm

Digital exam and solving relevant cases in teams.

Literatuur

Book: Kreitner, R., & Kinicki, A. (2013). Organizational Behavior (10th
ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill. A student edition of this book is for
sail at the VU bookshop. In addition to this book, the course literature
consists of an electronic reader containing several scientific articles.
The content of this reader will be announced on the Canvas page of the
course.

Doelgroep

Bachelor students Communication Science.

Afwijkende intekenprocedure

For this course, it is not possible to register for the seminars yourself, the course coordinator sorts you into a seminar. Note: you have to register for the other course elements yourself!

Toelichting Canvas

It would be wise to check the Canvas page before the start of the course
for additional information.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode S_BCO
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P4
Vakniveau 200
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. J.W. Ouwerkerk
Examinator dr. J.W. Ouwerkerk
Docenten dr. J.W. Ouwerkerk
L.K.M. Berkelmans MSc

Praktische informatie

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Werkvormen Werkgroep*, Lezing

*Voor deze werkvorm kun je geen groep kiezen, je wordt hiervoor ingedeeld.

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