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Graduate Studies Calendar 2018-2019 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions N, O Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources OBHR
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources OBHR
Instruction offered by members of the Haskayne School of Business.
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601       Organizational Behaviour
Evidence-based approach to leadership and organizational behavior. Begins with self-assessment and then uses experiential learning to develop leadership techniques, including: motivation, team processes, negotiation, and decision-making.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 601)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 631       Managing Human Resources from a Strategic Perspective
Integrated coverage of human resource management theory, practice and research as it applies to the strategic management of organizations.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 631)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 691       Project Team Building and Interpersonal Skills
Leadership style and behaviour; interpersonal effectiveness and self-awareness; project teams; group dynamics; organizational change; application to the project environment.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the MEng Program (Project Management specialization). Not open to students in the MBA Program.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 691)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 721       Advanced Leadership
Examines leadership theories relevant to advanced leadership (e.g., ethical leadership, humble leadership, charismatic leadership). Delves into concepts that leaders must consider when making decisions and implementing strategy (e.g., power, influence, change-management).
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 721)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 723       Organizational Change and Development
Diagnosing organizational situations where the need for change exists and facilitating such changes. Utilization of behavioural science knowledge for organizational problem-solving.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 723)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 725       Organizational Analysis and Design
Application of knowledge of organizational theory and behaviour to organizational analysis and design. Emphasis will be placed on the acquisition of the required analysis and design skills based on an understanding of how organizations are structured, how they function and their relationships with their environment.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 725)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 727       Competitive Advantage Through People
Analysis of the interdependencies and theoretical foundations of staffing and development programs, design and administration of reward compensation systems and performance management programs from the orientation of professional human resources management.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 727)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 729       Workplace Issues
Examination of the employment relationship, with a focus on controversial and significant topics in the workplace. Coverage may include: unjust dismissal; drug and alcohol testing; computer and Internet policies; privacy and surveillance; impact of unions; disability and accommodation; and workplace violence. Modular format with modules customized to meet student interests.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 729)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 731       Lifework Planning and Career Assessment
Persons demonstrate competency in personal and career development by their ability to take personal responsibility for the quality of their lives. Students will clarify their competencies and values and plan for dealing with the challenges faced by mature adults.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 731)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 733       Leadership for Change
Focuses on understanding and developing the skills required to lead and sustain the process of change in oneself and others and being able to mobilize and harness the energy of multiple stakeholders in a constantly changing environment, moving the collective in a positive direction.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Doctor of Business Administration program.
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 741       Managerial Decision Making
Examines how decisions are made in organizations and how these decisions can be made more effectively, particularly at the top management and Board levels. Decision making in current business contexts are explored by way of simulations, case analyses, discussions, debates and written assignments.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 741)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 745       Cross-Cultural Leadership and Human Resources Management
Leadership of human resources in a cross-cultural and international context; the nature of cultural differences; influence on organizational processes and practices such as communication, leadership, decision-making, team dynamics, staffing, performance management and organizational design, and implications for those holding international managerial roles.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 745)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 789       Seminar in the Management of Human Resources
Intensive study and discussion of current literature, research and issues with respect to selected topics in the management of human resources.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601 or consent of the Haskayne School of Business.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 789)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 793       Business Negotiations
The major concepts and theories of negotiation; the dynamics of interpersonal and intergroup conflict; analysis of negotiation strategies and individuals styles. Application to a broad range of business negotiations. Use of simulations and written assignments.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 793)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 797       Advanced Seminar in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources

Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Haskayne School of Business.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 797)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 799       Doctoral Seminars in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources

799.01 Organizational Behaviour

799.02 Organization Theory

799.03 Industrial Relations

799.05 Interorganizational Relationships: Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances


Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 799)
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