Organizational Behavior

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The study of the behavior of individuals and teams within for-profit and nonprofit organizations based on current management theory. Emphasis is given to understanding, predicting, motivating and changing work-related behaviors in organizations. Key topics include managerial and leadership career paths, decision making, organizational change, leading and mentoring teams, conflict and negotiation, and cultural intelligence.  (LEA 540 graduate-level course cross-listed as LEA 440 for the 4+1 program.)