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Organization Behavior and Development

The Organization Behavior and Development knowledge domain builds upon interest in business, psychology, education and other social science disciplines. It is suitable for candidates interested in careers in academia or in organizational consulting, and in developing competencies in:

  • Personal Dynamics
  • Individual Differences
  • Group & Teams
  • Leadership & Management
  • Planned Change
  • Cross-Cultural Dynamics
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Decision Making
  • Motivational Processes

Suggested Coursework

  • MGT 210: Individual and Group Dynamics *
  • MGT 211: Current Issues in Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 212: Behavioral Factors in the Process of Change *
  • MGT 213: Organizational Development: The Process of Organizational Change
  • MGT 214: Behavioral Factors in Management Consulting
  • MGT 215: Conflict Management
  • MGT 216: Cross-Cultural Management
  • MGT 291: Entrepreneurship
  • * Suggested for OB&D majors

MGT 210 and 211 should be taken first as they provide an overview for the other coursework

Possible Job Titles for MBAs in Organizational Behavior and Development

  • Management Consultant
  • Change Managers
  • Internal Organizational Strategist
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Organizational Development Manager

A Selection of Companies Hiring MBAs in Organizational Behavior and Development

  • Academic institutions
  • Large industrial organizations
  • Consulting organizations
  • Small specialty consulting firms