Organizational Behavior (ILROB)Industrial and Labor Relations

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ILROB 1220

Introductory survey course of theory and research on individual and group processes (including personality, motivation, communication, and leadership), as well as structural and economic forces (including ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14836ILROB 1220  LEC 001

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  • 14837ILROB 1220  DIS 201

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  • 14957ILROB 1220  DIS 202

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  • 14838ILROB 1220  DIS 203

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  • 14958ILROB 1220  DIS 204

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  • 15011ILROB 1220  DIS 205

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  • 14960ILROB 1220  DIS 206

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  • 14839ILROB 1220  DIS 207

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  • 14959ILROB 1220  DIS 208

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ILROB 2220

In recent years, poverty and inequality have become increasingly common topics of public debate, as academics, journalists, and politicians attempt to come to terms with growing income inequality, with ... view course details

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  • 15186ILROB 2220  LEC 001

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ILROB 2235

How it is possible that normal, everyday people can do significant harm to others (e.g. engage in humiliation, collective violence, mass killing, or "crimes against humanity"). This course uses social ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15169ILROB 2235  SEM 101

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ILROB 2240

Many of the most admired organizations are adept at using social influence to achieve their strategic objectives. This course reviews basic theories of social influence such as conformity, group polarization, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15079ILROB 2240  LEC 001

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ILROB 3201

Change is fundamental to all organizations. It can be planned or unplanned, proactive or reactive, and it can involve fundamental transformation or only incremental adjustments. This course examines ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16074ILROB 3201  LEC 001

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ILROB 3290

Reviews the concept of culture as it has evolved in sociology and anthropology, applying it to formal organizations in workplaces such as corporations and unions. The course first examines the nature of ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15128ILROB 3290  LEC 001

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ILROB 4203

Distance Learning. This course will introduce students to the practical skills of leadership and execution as the capacity to mobilize actors, sustain and manage, negotiate and coach. Based on the principles ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15129ILROB 4203  LEC 001

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  • 15130ILROB 4203  DIS 201

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ILROB 4260

Although most people can agree that creativity is an important concept, there is often very little agreement about what creativity is and how we can achieve it. This course surveys basic theories of creativity ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15154ILROB 4260  LEC 001

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ILROB 4750

The purpose of this course is three-fold: 1) to examine literature on women in management, leadership and entrepreneurship 2) to develop the ability to use different feminist perspectives to evaluate research ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILROB 6750

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16905ILROB 4750  LEC 001

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ILROB 5200

Survey of concepts, theories, and research from the fields of sociology, psychology, and social psychology as these relate to the behavior of individuals, groups, and work organizations. Topics include: ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14827ILROB 5200  LEC 001

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15191ILROB 5200  LEC 002

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ILROB 5790

Provides understanding of the theory and the processes of negotiation as practiced in a variety of organizational settings. The course is designed for relevance to the broad spectrum of bargaining problems ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Grade(GRV)

  • 15391ILROB 5790  LEC 001

    • TIves Hall 116
    • Oct 20 - Dec 5, 2014
    • Williams, M

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ILROB 6750

The purpose of this course is three-fold: 1) to examine literature on women in management, leadership and entrepreneurship 2) to develop the ability to use different feminist perspectives to evaluate research ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILROB 4750

  • 4 Credits Grade(GRV)

  • 16266ILROB 6750  LEC 001

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ILROB 7210

Examines the historical development of psychological theories of organizational behavior and contemporary issues in micro organizational research. Emphasizes reading and analysis of primary source ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 18201ILROB 7210  LEC 001

    • WIves Hall 116
    • Oct 13 - Dec 5, 2014
    • Williams, M

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ILROB 7780

It analyzes contemporary theories of group solidarity. Particular attention is given to the comparison of rational choice, social exchange, and normative/affective explanations for the development and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SOC 7780

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16076ILROB 7780  LEC 001

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ILROB 9200

This workshop is designed to provide a forum for the presentation of current research undertaken by faculty members and graduate students in the Department of Organizational Behavior and by invited guests. ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits SX/UX(SUX)

  • 15138ILROB 9200  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Besharov, M

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