Organizational Behavior (ILROB)Industrial and Labor Relations

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

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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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

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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ILROB 3700

Designed to acquaint students with the basic models of human motivation and job design.  Focuses on theories of work motivation as they apply to the performance of individuals and groups in organizations.   ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15281ILROB 3700  LEC 001

  • Designed to acquaint students with the basic models of human motivation and job design. Focuses on theories of work motivation as they apply to the performance of individuals and groups in organizations. Examines the aspects of individual and social psychology that operate in the work setting and should be taken into account when designing jobs. These include limitations of the human sensory system; individual difference in skills, abilities, motives, and needs; group dynamics; intrinsic motivation; job satisfaction; and conflict. Readings are predominantly from the field of organizational psychology, supplemented by relevant contributions from experimental and social psychology. Each student designs, executes, and analyzes a research study of his or her own.

ILROB 3730

What does it mean to be a Cornellian and engaged in campus life and the world beyond? Culture defines who we are as a member of Cornell University and how we should act toward one another and in the wider ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILROB 3760

In this course, we will discuss research by sport psychologists and other social scientists on behavior in sport settings at the individual, team, and organizational level, with an emphasis on factors ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

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 GradeNoAud

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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 GradeNoAud

  • 16837ILROB 7780  SEM 101

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ILROB 7790

This is a PhD research seminar designed to examine and analyze theory and research on the topic of personality, with particular focus on its role in organizational research. We will consider several main ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

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 S/U NoAud