BUS3200EN - Organizational Behavior

Course description

Develops and cultivates the skills of students’ by understanding the fundamentals of the individual, the group & team, and the organization. The student dynamics of learning about: One-self, Leadership/Management, Ethics, Business Policies & Procedures, and Motivation. Ethical business practices that drive success in today’s competitive marketplace will be taught throughout this class and how it applies to the organization from a Christian perspective from the Holy Bible. This course is designed to enrich students’ knowledge and engagement within an organization and how the organization functions.

How this course benefits students

The Organizational Behavior class introduces students’ to a wide range of topics and learning objectives. Such as: Knowing one-self, groups/Teams, leadership & Management, Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Socialization, and Motivation. Ethical business practices will be a primary focus throughout this course based on the Holy Bible.

Why this course is important

Ethics in business is a very important topic today. Business ethics taught from the Holy Bible is necessary especially from the word of God. Mission oriented individuals with training in ethical business practices will change the essence of business practices.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Business as Mission
Educational level
Bachelor
Learning type
Instructional
Prerequisites
None
Upcoming terms*
  • 2021-03 (Jan. 3, 2022 - Feb. 27, 2022)
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Professor
Dr. Lorna Wright, Senior Professor of International Business

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

Biblically-based is the core element for a missional practice based on business applications: Ephesians 2:8-9 "By grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God's gift - Not from works, so that no one can boast." John 14:6 "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. 1 Thessalonians 2:12 (NIV) 12 encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory.

Missionally driven

The goal for this course is to develop students to learn best practices of business. Missional leaders can reach many others, spread God’s Holy word, and love worldwide through positive business practices.

Contextually informed

This course will provide students with an appreciation and understanding of Organizational Behavior to develop and foster their understanding how to be an effective team player in a professional business environment in a Christian perspective.

Interculturally focused

This course will develop students’ skills to reach various cultures and communities worldwide. Business is a necessary part of life that is translated into all languages, which also reaches multiple cultures, which enables students to serve and share God’s word and love with many.

Practically minded

This course will provide students with the practical tools and insights they will need to create and make a difference in their respective communities.

Experientially transformed

This course will focus on the ideas and concepts that are taught, but will also provide students the opportunity to apply them and live them out in their lives. Students will take what they have learned and apply that learning to their specific environment.