Covid -19 and Change of Organizational Behaviour

$260 cad
Wed Oct 19, 7:00 PM - Wed Dec 7, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Traill College, 310 London Street, Peterborough, ON, CANADA  
Covid -19 and Change of Organizational Behaviour

Organizations now face competition in a world where change is the only constant. This course will cover theories, current applications, and research on individual, group, and organizational behavior in the workplace. In doing so, the course will assist you in understanding how people behave in groups and organizations during and after the pandemic, how those groups and organizations influence us, and how we influence those groups. This course aims for students to understand the pandemic's impact and the organization's behavioral change.

The traditional behavior of the employees in many organizations is not the same as before due to covid-19. The topic will be covered in understanding the impact of covid-19 on Business, Organizational Behavior, Motivation, Communication, Team Dynamics, Influence and Leadership, Remotely Working Environment, Adjust Business Activities During the Pandemic.


Week 1: Understanding the impact of covid-19 on business

The obstacles and opportunities for Canadian businesses are changing as COVID-19 continues to change. Many small businesses had to shut down their operations or survive with either minimum or no profit. Due to pandemics, local and foreign sales, supply chain interruptions, employee retention, and meeting customer demand continue to be significant business problems. HR also faces considerable challenges in hiring people at the right time and in the right place. The topics will be discussed with covid-19 implications, how it spread and impacted business and potential business after the pandemic.  


Week 2: Organizational Behavior

The top businesses in the world are aware that people make a place. How do we know this? We all know that companies that value their people are more successful than those that do not. Organizational behavior matters because it involves issues that are important to the business. OB addresses include getting along with people, landing a great career, reducing stress, making better decisions, and working well in a team. The topics will be covered the organizational behavior, goals of OB, managers' concern in OB, and benefits of studying OB. 


Week 3: Motivation

An important factor in the operation of the department and even the business is employee motivation at work. It needs to be a regular practice to inspire your employees. Management can accomplish company goals with the use of motivation. Without a motivated workforce, businesses run the risk of being positioned in a very dangerous situation. Employee motivation can enhance productivity and enable an organization to produce at higher levels. Imagine having a worker who lacks motivation at the office. The time they spend at their desks will likely be spent online for personal enjoyment or maybe job searching. Your time, money, and other resources would be wasted. This class will be covered motivation, the importance of motivation, need-based theories of motivation, and explain how flexible work helps employees' diversity and factors that influence motivation.  


Week 4: Communication

The ability to communicate ensures that the workplace runs well. The effectiveness of communication can significantly impact the output of that work. Employees' signs or symbols need to be  familiarized  to all parties involved in the communication process. That may not always be language but may also include images, gestures, and other things based on shared experience and culture within the organization. Because effective communication is the cornerstone of successful work. This lecture includes essential organizational communication, cross-cultural communication, and gender differences. 


Week 5: Team Dynamics

Ineffective or unstable teams frequently experience significant employee turnover and low employee engagement. Lack of connection can cause dissatisfaction, and unhappy workers tend to perform poorly and may even leave the company, costing your business a lot of money. On the other hand, positive team dynamics provide many advantages for your business. Team dynamic helps to achieve greater results, more goal-oriented, each team member feels more appreciated, and employees loyalty increase to the organization. This chapter will be focused on the group, group development, team formation, and designing effective work teams.  


Week 6: Influence and Leadership

Leadership and organizational culture can greatly influence any organization's success. With the right leadership, a positive business culture may spread throughout the workplace and boost everyone's morale. Leaders develop a vision and then enlist others to assist them in achieving it. Leaders help to improve morality, boost employee engagement, build strong connectedness, and build confidence. A leader must communicate the organization's mission, goals, and core values as well as define, teach, monitor, and reward the culture they want to promote. This chapter will be focused on leadership and various leadership styles and their impact on the organization. 


Week 7: Remotely Working Environment

Covid-19 has a lot to teach us. Due to this catastrophe, the work's trend has shifted. The corporate model and the individual way of employment were traditional before the pandemic. Employees used to report to work and keep regular office hours. The physical working environment was typical. However, as a result of the pandemic, employees' workplace behavior almost altered. Employees now prefer to work from home as a result of COVID-19. Employees now feel more comfortable working remotely. For instance, the sales team currently manages the clients via video conference. They rely on technology heavily. Nowadays, the Microsoft team or Zoom/Skype team hosts the majority of meetings. This lecture will be focused on the pros and cons of working remotely. Can all businesses have access to work remotely? 


Week 8: Adjust Business Activities with Pandemic

With the correct measures for the pandemic, your company may overcome a setback and resume its upward growth track. For example, consider employees first, create a safe working environment, use different technologies, evaluate capacity and resources, and prepare a communication plan. In this class, the topics will be covered; how to adjust small business activities to the pandemic and the consequences of business failure due to proper planning.

Md Habibur Rahman

  • Agostina Prigioni
  • 705 748 1011 ex. 6419
Traill College, 310 London Street, Peterborough, ON, CANADA
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