Course Number: BUS553

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

During the last two years​, ​the world has seen unprecedented growth in distributed employees as a consequence of COVID-19. Distributed workforces use a variety of telecommunication networks and tools to establish connectivity as well as provide organizational policies and procedures, email​, and interactive meetings. Distributed teams encompass organizations that (1) offer flexible work arrangements and whose employees work out of home offices rather than on-site​; and (2) have employees who are geographically distant. Employers have acknowledged that managing distributed employees is different than managing employees on-site, noting ​that it is difficult to keep employees engaged and connected. Thus, distributed workplaces have created challenges to organizational behavior. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that the need for managers who know how to manage distributed employees is growing at a faster-than-average rate. Research has suggested that when strategically planned and implemented, distributed work programs increase productivity

Prerequisite: None

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SectionFormatHoursLevelTermLength
30078629Online3.0GraduateOctober8 weeks
30080138Online3.0GraduateJanuary8 weeks
30080142Online3.0GraduateMarch8 weeks
30083204Online3.0GraduateMay8 weeks
30083208Online3.0GraduateJune8 weeks
30083212Online3.0GraduateAugust8 weeks
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