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HR 422 Organizational Develop & Change
Khan, Suwaid A.


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

F1B 2012 BL

Faculty

Khan, Suwaid A.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

Masters in HR Management with Webster University
MBA w/Conc HR Development with Webster University
Post Grad Cert. in Healthcare Adminstration with Central Michigan University

Office Location

Western Regional Dental Command (Security Access Only); 1031 Chaffee Road; Ft. Bliss, TX 79916

Office Hours

7:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday

Daytime Phone

830-469-9181

E-Mail

593915@park.edu

Khan.Suwaid@park.edu

suwaid.khan@us.army.mil

Semester Dates

August 20, 2012 - October 14, 2012

Class Days

-M-W---

Class Time

7:40 - 10:10 PM

Prerequisites

HR 353/HR 421/MG 365

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

An Experimental Approach to Organizational Development
Eighth Edition
Author:  Donald R. Brown
ISBN: 978-0-13-610689-0

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Additional Resources:
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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. Prerequisites: HR353, HR421and MG 365

Educational Philosophy:
In a classroom environment, learn through instruction and facilitation by utilizing several instructional methods to increase knowledge on the dynamics of organizational development.

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. 1.  Explain how OD is a "macro" process versus a "micro" process.
  2. 2.  Discuss core concepts/theories that support the topic of OD.
  3. 3.  Define external and internal factors and their impact towards the organization.
  4. 4.  Define organizational culture and its relationship with OD.
  5. 5.  Define leadership's role in OD.
  6. 6.  Define the employee's role in OD.
Core Assessment:
Final exam

Link to Class Rubric

Class Assessment:

Students will receive homework assignments the previous session in preparation for the following session in order to prepare them for class and the assignments will also serve as study/review sheets for mid-term and final exams.
 
The student will be assessed primarily off their performance on the mid-term and final exams.
 
The midterm and final exams will be comprised of matching, multiple choice, and fill in the blank questions with one to two essays.
 
Assessment from the class will be based off the facilitation style of teaching and student feedback throughout the session on course material.  This is encouraged through the instructor asking questions and students commenting/discussing throughout the course on their understanding and employment related experiences.

Grading:

Homework - 250 points
Mid-Term - 200 points
Final Exam - 250 points
OD Project - 200 points
Class Participation - 100 points
Total: 1000 points
 
1000 - 900 = A
899 - 800 = B
799 - 700 = C
699 - 600 = D
599> = F

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:
Assignments will not be accepted if turned in late for the exception of those who had approved absences by the instructor prior to the beginning of class.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

1.  Be respectful to others especially when addressing opinions or when others are speaking.
2.  Be engaged!
3.  Follow the rules and guidance prescribed by the university.
4.  Be prepared for class.
5.  Submit work on time.
6.  Place cell phones on silent or vibrate, if calls need response and can't wait to be addressed during break, excuse oneself from class and take care of the matter.
7.  Be prompt and if late, be mindful of class.
8.  use of electronic devices is permissible only when related to course material.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

All homework assignments are questions asked on worksheets, which are provided by the instructor, on chapters for the next session.  For example, during Session 1, the instructor will provide a worksheet asking questions about chapters 1 and 2, which will be discussed during Session 2.  Homework is picked up at the beginning of each session and returned to the student during that same session.  Homework is screened for completeness.  The purpose of homework assignments is to aid students with the effective use the textbook, prepare students for the following session, and help students develop comprehensive study material in preparation for both mid-term and final exams. 
 
The OD project will be assessed in on a 200 point scale and each student will be expected to complete the project. The project will not be a group project. The first 100 points will be on the project's paper, which will consist of at a minimum of a 6 page body in the applicable university format with no less than 4 references.  The second 100 points will be the presentation.  The presentation will be delivered in the fashion prescribed by the instructor in the beginning of class via powerpoint. 
 
Week 1 Session 1
August 20, 2012
Administrative Issues
Homework Assigned:  Read and Complete Chapter 1/2 and assignments.
 
Week 1 Session 2
August 22, 2012
Discussion: Chapter 1/2
Homework Assigned: Read and Complete Chapter 3/4 and assignments.
 
Week 2 Session 3
August 27, 2012
Discussion:  Chapter 3/4
Homework Assigned:  Read and complete Chapter 5 and assignments.
 
Week 2 Session 4
August 29, 2012
Discussion:  Chapter 5
Homework Assigned:  Read and complete Chapter 6 and assignments.
 
Week 3 Session 5
September 3, 2012
Discussion: Chapter 6
Homework:  Read and complete Chapter 7 and assignments.
 
Week 3 Session 6
September 5, 2012
Discussion: Chapter 7
Homework:  Read and complete Chapter 8 and assignments.
 
Week 4 Session 7
September 10, 2012
Discussion: Chapter 8
Homework:  Prepare for Mid-Term Examination.
 
Week 4 Session 8
September 12, 2012
Event: Mid-Term Examination
Homework Assigned:  Read and complete Chapter 9/10 and assignments.
 
Week 5 Session 9
September 17, 2012
Discussion: Chapter 9/10
Homework Assigned:  Read and complete Chapter 11/12 and assignments.
 
Week 5 Session 10
September 19, 2012
Discussion:  Chapter 11/12
Homework Assigned:  Read and complete Chapter 13 and assignments.
 
Week 6 Session 11
September 24, 2012
Discussion: Chapter 13
Homework:  Read and complete Chapter 14 and assignments.
 
Week 6 Session 12
September 26, 2012
Discussion: Chapter 14
Homework Assigned:  Read and complete Chapter 15 and assignments.
 
Week 7 Session 13
October 01, 2012
Discussion:  Chapter 15
Homework Assigned:  Read and complete Chapter 16 and assignments.
 
Week 7 Session 14
October 3, 2012
Discussion:  Chapter 16
Homework:  Prepare for student presentations.
 
Week 8 Session 15
October 08, 2012
Discussion:  Student Presentations.
Homework Assigned:  Prepare for Final Examination.
 
Week 8 Session 16
October 10, 2012
Event:  Final Examination.
 

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 95-96

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 95

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 98

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 .



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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