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HR 422 Organizational Develop & Change
Hobson, James E.


Mission Statement: Park University provides access to a quality higher education experience that prepares a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate a global perspective and engage in lifelong learning and service to others.

Vision Statement: Park University, a pioneering institution of higher learning since 1875, will provide leadership in quality, innovative education for a diversity of learners who will excel in their professional and personal service to the global community.

Course

HR 422 Organizational Develop & Change

Semester

U1B 2012 BL

Faculty

Hobson, James E.

Title

Adjunct Instructor

Degrees/Certificates

A.A. General Studies
B.S. Human Resource Management
M.A. Management and Leadership

Office Location

Fort Bliss classroom Park e-mail will be checked at 8am daily prior to class

Office Hours

30 minutes before and 30 minutes after class

Daytime Phone

915 892-6492

Other Phone

915-564-9797

E-Mail

James  Hobson @park.edu

Semester Dates

June 04, 2012- July 29, 2012

Class Days

Monday / Wednesday

Class Time

5pm -  7:30pm

Prerequisites

HR353, HR421 and MG 365

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

 An Experiential Approach to Organization Development 8th edition
 
Author Donald R. Brown
 
ISBN: 978-0-13-610689-0

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore

Additional Resources:

 

McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.
Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development.  The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.
Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email helpdesk@park.edu or call 800-927-3024
Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.


Course Description:
HR 422 Organizational Development and Change: This course will provide the student with an understanding of the basis theories and techniques of organizational development. We will focus on practical information regarding the design, management and control of organizational development programs in business, public sector and social services organizations. 3:0:3. 

Educational Philosophy:

Course will be student-centered; allowing each student to utilize past and current knowledge, while articulating course understanding. Course will be presented with the usage of student and group lecture, power point presentation, and video. Further, the instructor will guide the student to an understanding of concepts and the application of theories presented during the course.
 
 

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Define the term “organization development” and describe conditions that require organization change and renewal.
  2. Describe organization culture and explain how culture affects the behavior of individuals in organizations.
  3. Describe the stages of organization development.
  4. Identify the ways groups cope with change.
  5. List three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program.
  6. Describe the (5) major forces in the change process.
  7. Identify three basic Organization Development intervention techniques.
  8. Compare and contrast the basic OD consultant styles.


  Instructor Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe basic organizational development theory and cycle
  2. Describe Change and the effects it has on the organization
  3. Describe organizational and pivotal norms that affect the objective of the organization
  4. Describe and understand the Organization of the Twenty - First Century
Core Assessment:
Final exam

Link to Class Rubric

Class Assessment:

    The HR422 will include the following assessments: Weekly current event discussion - Class discussion will be based on current events, chapter reading, and weekly articles. Students are expected to conduct a well researched and referenced response) provided during weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8. A well researched and referenced response must include references to web sites, newspapers or other sources used in the formulation of the response. All completed work must be entered in respective eCompanion Dropbox.  

     
    One substantial oral presentation on research paper - An overview of research.  Not reading  Presentation length 7-20 Mins. Class Projects -will be a group project with a group grade.  The project will be worked on in class and presented in class. Class participation- Students are expected to be prepared prior to class and ready to actively participate in the learning process. Student will be assessed on the outcome of the Midterm Exam taken online via the eCompanion Portal and will consist of  30 questions consisting of True and False, Multiple Choice and short essay covering chapters 1-7 respectively. The student will be assessed on the outcome of the Final Exam taken Wed week 8. Exam will consist of 30 questions consisting of True and False, Multiple Choice and short essay covering chapters 8-16 respectively.

    Grading:

    Points

    Grade

    1000-900

    A

    900-800

    B

    800-700

    C

    700-600

    D

    Less than 600

    F


    Item/Assignment

    Total Points Earned  

    (1)Midterm

    150

    (6) Participation

    90

    (1) Written Presentation (oral)

    100

    (1) Group Presentation

    100

    (6) Weekly current event in class Discussion/ response

    360

    (1) Final Exam

    200

    Total

    1000 pts

     


     

     

    The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.

    All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business.

    Late Submission of Course Materials:
      All course work must be submitted on the date assigned in the syllabus, to include examination. Late assignments will receive a 10% deduction for each day they are late. Assignments more than four days late will not be accepted unless the student/learner and instructor have negotiated and mutually agreed upon an alternative submission date in advance. Technological issues are not considered valid grounds for late assignment submission. 

    Classroom Rules of Conduct:

    Academic dishonesty will result in immediately release of the class and a failing grade. Students are required to attend all scheduled classes on time and to be a active participant in the class. Students' participation will be reflected in the student's final grade. Attendance will be recorded at each class meeting. Students are expected to notify instructor of any absences. Any unexcused absences will be forwarded to the park University Administrative Office. Please refer to the Park University Handbook for the attendance policy. Students are required to contact instructor on personal cell phone for emergency only. Students are expected to show instructor and other students respect.

    Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

    8 Week  Format

     

    Note: learning outcomes  often overlap

    Topics and Learning Outcomes Reading

    Assignment

    1.       1

    June 4 Monday

    June 6 Wednesday

     

    Class Introductions

    Chapter 1, 2 OD And Reinventing The Organization  The Challenge of Change

     

     
    Chapter Discussion/Weekly Article
    Participation: To receive points students must activity participate in classroom discussion.


    Students are responsible for reading chapters prior to class and participate in class discussion. All  Five Weekly Articles responses will be placed in respective eCompanion Dropbox 

    2.       2

    June 11 Monday


    June 13 Wednesday

    Chapters 3, 4,  Changing The Culture Role & Style of The OD Practitioner

    Chapters 5, 6, The Diagnostic Process Overcoming Resistance to Change

     

      

     

     

    Chapter Discussion/Weekly Article


    Participation  To receive points students must activity participate in classroom discussion                        

    3.       3

    June 18 Monday

    June 20 Wednesday

     

    Chapters  7, 8  OD Intervention Strategies Process Intervention Skills

    Chapter   9  Employee Empowerment And Interpersonal

     

    Chapter Discussion/Weekly Article

    Participation: To receive points students must activity participate in classroom discussion

    Final Week for selecting topics for group papers. Instructor will assign topics to each group.Midterm review 
     Chapters 1-7

    4.       4

    June 25 Monday



    June 27 Wednesday

     

     Chapters  10  Team Development Intervention

     

    Chapter Discussion/Weekly Article
    Participation To receive points students must activity participate in classroom discussion

     Mid-term classroom close book 30 questions consisting of T/F Multiple choice, and short Essay. 

     Students will discuss and participate in a Role play exercise  pg 278 review questions at the completion of chapter.

    5.       5

    July 2 Monday

    July 4 Wednesday

     

    Chapters 11 Intergroup Development

    Chapters  12,13 Goal Setting For Effective Org Work Team Development

    Chapter Discussion/Weekly Article
    Graded midterm return to students

    6.       6

    July 9 Monday

    July 11 Wednesday

     

    Chapter  16 /OD  Video

    The Challenge and the Future for Organization

    Class group presentations
    Will consist of 7 to 20min Role Play and Power Point. All group members will be included in the presentation. All written response will be placed in respective eCompanion dropbox

    7.       7

    July 16 Monday

    July 18 Wednesday

     

     

     Chapters 8-16

     

    Written Presentation/Oral Students will be prepared to discuss in class outcomes of OD Video and prepare a written response to be place in their respective Dropbox 

    Final review  Chapters 8-16

     

    8.       8

    July 23 Monday

    July 25 Wednesday

     

     

    Final Examination
    July 25 2012 Chapters 8-16 consisting of T/F Multiple Choice and short Essay.

    Academic Honesty:
    Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93

    Plagiarism:
    Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93

    Attendance Policy:
    Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

    1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
    2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
    3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
    4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
    5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
    6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

    Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96

    Disability Guidelines:
    Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .

    Additional Information:
    Students will be required to access the Internet and conduct research.



    Rubric


       
           
               
               
               
               
               
           
           
               
               
               
               
               
           
           
               
           
           
               
               
               
               
               
           
           
               
           
           
               
               
               
               
               
           
           
               
           
           
               
               
               
               
               
           
           
               
           
           
               
               
               
               
               
           
           
               
           
           
               
               
               
               
               
           
           
               
           
           
               
               
               
               
               
           
           
               
           
           
               
               
               
               
               
           
       
    Competency Exceeds Expectation (3) Meets Expectation (2) Does Not Meet Expectation (1) No Evidence (0)
    Synthesis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

               Outcomes

               Compare and contrast the basic OD consultant styles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    Presents comparisons and contrasts more than three OD consultant styles and explains the strengths and weaknesses of each approach.  Presents a comparison of three basic styles and contrasts the respective styles methods of intervention  Presents a comparison of less than three basic styles and/or fails to completely contrast the respective styles methods of intervention, or provides inaccurate information.  No significant answer or unrelated material. 


               
    Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

               Outcomes

               Describe organization culture and explain how culture affects the behavior of individuals in organizations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
    Submits a description and explanation as described in the textbook, but then expands on the definition to include examples and/or alternate views.  Submits a description and explanation as described in the textbook.  Submits an inaccurate or incomplete description and/or explanation as described in the textbook.  No significant answer or unrelated material. 


               
    Evaluation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

               Outcomes

               List three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
    Provides a list of three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program and gives examples to support each method's use.

               

                
    Provides a list of three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program.

               

                
    Provides a list of less than three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program or presents wrong or inaccurate information.

               

                
    No significant answer or unrelated material. 


               
    Terminology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

               Outcomes

               Define the term “organization development” and describe conditions that require organization change and renewal.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
    Defines the term “organization development” and describes conditions that require organization change and renewal, using the information from the textbook, but then presenting examples and alternate definitions or viewpoints about conditions.

               

                
    Based on the textbook's information, defines the term “organization development” and describes conditions that require organization change and renewal.

               

                
    Fails to define the term “organization development” and/or describe conditions that require organization change and renewal accurately or completely.

                
    No significant answer or unrelated material. 


               
    Concepts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

               Outcomes

               Describe the (5) major forces in the change process                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    Describes the (5) major forces in the change process and expands the description to include alternate outcomes, and/or surrounding conditions.

               

                
    Describes the (5) major forces in the change process

               

                
    Describes less than the (5) major forces in the change process or provides wrong or inaccurate description.

               

                
    No significant answer or unrelated material. 


               
    Application                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

               Outcomes

               Identify three basic Organization Development intervention techniques.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    Identifies the three basic Organization Development intervention techniques and then expands on each techniques approach to identify the strengths and weaknesses to each technique.

               

                
    Identifies three basic Organization Development intervention techniques.

               

                
    Identifies less than three basic Organization Development intervention techniques or provides wrong or inaccurate data.

               

                
    No significant answer or unrelated material 


               
    Whole Artifact                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

               Outcomes

               List three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
    Lists three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program and describes how each way may be used in different situations.

               

                
    Lists three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program.

               

                
    Lists less than three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program and/or provides wrong or inaccurate data.

               

               

                
    No significant answer or unrelated material 


               
    Component                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

               Outcomes

               Identify the ways groups cope with change.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
    Identifies three or more ways groups cope with change and describes long term outcomes of each method.

               

                
    Identifies three ways groups cope with change.

               

                
    Identifies less than three ways groups cope with change and/or provides wrong or inaccurate data.

               

               

                
    No significant answer or unrelated material 



    Rubric

    CompetencyExceeds Expectation (3)Meets Expectation (2)Does Not Meet Expectation (1)No Evidence (0)
    Synthesis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    Outcomes
    Compare and contrast the basic OD consultant styles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    Presents comparisons and contrasts more than three OD consultant styles and explains the strengths and weaknesses of each approach. Presents a comparison of three basic styles and contrasts the respective styles methods of intervention Presents a comparison of less than three basic styles and/or fails to completely contrast the respective styles methods of intervention, or provides inaccurate information. No significant answer or unrelated material. 
    Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
    Outcomes
    Describe organization culture and explain how culture affects the behavior of individuals in organizations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
    Submits a description and explanation as described in the textbook, but then expands on the definition to include examples and/or alternate views. Submits a description and explanation as described in the textbook. Submits an inaccurate or incomplete description and/or explanation as described in the textbook. No significant answer or unrelated material. 
    Evaluation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
    Outcomes
    List three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
    Provides a list of three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program and gives examples to support each method's use.

     
    Provides a list of three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program.

     
    Provides a list of less than three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program or presents wrong or inaccurate information.

     
    No significant answer or unrelated material. 
    Terminology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
    Outcomes
    Define the term “organization development” and describe conditions that require organization change and renewal.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
    Defines the term “organization development” and describes conditions that require organization change and renewal, using the information from the textbook, but then presenting examples and alternate definitions or viewpoints about conditions.

     
    Based on the textbook's information, defines the term “organization development” and describes conditions that require organization change and renewal.

     
    Fails to define the term “organization development” and/or describe conditions that require organization change and renewal accurately or completely.
     
    No significant answer or unrelated material. 
    Concepts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
    Outcomes
    Describe the (5) major forces in the change process                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    Describes the (5) major forces in the change process and expands the description to include alternate outcomes, and/or surrounding conditions.

     
    Describes the (5) major forces in the change process

     
    Describes less than the (5) major forces in the change process or provides wrong or inaccurate description.

     
    No significant answer or unrelated material. 
    Application                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
    Outcomes
    Identify three basic Organization Development intervention techniques.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    Identifies the three basic Organization Development intervention techniques and then expands on each techniques approach to identify the strengths and weaknesses to each technique.

     
    Identifies three basic Organization Development intervention techniques.

     
    Identifies less than three basic Organization Development intervention techniques or provides wrong or inaccurate data.

     
    No significant answer or unrelated material 
    Whole Artifact                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
    Outcomes
    List three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
    Lists three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program and describes how each way may be used in different situations.

     
    Lists three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program.

     
    Lists less than three ways interpersonal, team, and inter-group techniques contribute to an OD program and/or provides wrong or inaccurate data.


     
    No significant answer or unrelated material 
    Component                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    Outcomes
    Identify the ways groups cope with change.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
    Identifies three or more ways groups cope with change and describes long term outcomes of each method.

     
    Identifies three ways groups cope with change.

     
    Identifies less than three ways groups cope with change and/or provides wrong or inaccurate data.


     
    No significant answer or unrelated material 

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