Learn more about new and impactful Organizational Behavior courses starting in Spring 2024

ORBH 320: The History of Labor and Unions in Business and Society: What You Need to Know to Manage Effectively Today

Learn the knowledge and tools needed to manage effectively and collaboratively with unions! Students will engage with local unions and union-management organizations to study contemporary local and global questions and controversies surrounding unions, including police unions, those representing Amazon or Starbucks employees, and the actions of unions in the entertainment or sports industry. You will learn practices—essential for those who will eventually manage in industry, international corporations, and non-profits—to work empathetically, collaboratively, and efficiently with unionized employees.

Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:50-6:05pm. It fits the GER Perspective: Local and Global Engagement.

ORBH 375: Building Leadership Character: Ethics in Action

The course engages students in moral and ethical reasoning, examining effective ethical leadership in different contexts, across cultures, within organizations, and individuals. It draws on theories of virtue ethics, deontological ethics, utilitarian ethics, relational ethics, and indigenous wisdom. Students will reexamine their own ethical character, cultural values, and social consequences of choices through dialogue, feedback, reflection, and action as they engage in a self-reflective journey to develop ethical astuteness for personal and organizational benefit. This course will use cases involving ethical crises and ethical leadership, with examples from across the world.

Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-2:15pm. It fits the GER Perspective: Moral and Ethical Reasoning.

You can also consider participating in more ORBH courses, such as ORBH 250: Leading People, ORBH 251: Leading Organizations, ORBH 303. Developing Interpersonal Skills for Leading (Winter Intersection course), ORBH 310: The Art and Science of High-Functioning Teams, and ORBH 330: Quantum Leadership: Creating Value for You, Business, and the World.

Learn more about these courses on the university’s bulletin or on SIS, and email org-behavior@case.edu if you have any questions.