Jul 18, 2024  
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
    
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 845 - Organizational Behavior and Supervision in Behavior Analysis

3 Credit(s) This course examines major theories, research, and practice in the fields of Organizational Behavior Management (OBM), also called Performance Management (PM). By considering real world application to organizational situations, topics are covered from a behavior analytic viewpoint. Topics may include: motivation, work attitudes (e.g., job satisfaction, organizational commitment, etc). perception, decision-making, diversity, leadership, working in groups and teams, and individual differences. Particular emphasis will be on how to understand human behavior in the context of OBM and PM theories to meet goals of both the individual and organizations. In addition, at least 8 hours will be directly related to supervision of applied behavior analysts in ABA-related settings. Three lecture hours per week.
Pre-requisites:  At least 21 credits completed in behavior analysis graduate courses, or permission of the coordinator.