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BUS 157
Human Relations in Business


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Assess and develop human relations skills through a skill building approach with an emphasis on self-esteem and maintaining positive attitudes. Topics include understanding human relations, behavior, and performance; diversity in personality and learning styles; perception; attitudes; values; communication skills; motivation; leadership; transactional analysis; assertiveness and conflict resolution; power, politics, and ethics; teams; problem-solving and decision-making, change; productivity and participative management. Recommended: READ 088. Formerly BA 157.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain of the purpose and importance of human relations skills in our multicultural society.
  • Demonstrate a global perspective including sensitivity needed in the workplace to successfully interact with individuals of diverse race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, culture, or sexual orientation.
  • Recognize, describe and employ effective problem-solving and goal-setting skills in a diverse workplace setting.
  • Compare and contrast best practices for leaders within an organization.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills by analyzing both business etiquette and social/ethical responsibilities in a modern business environment.

  • Course Topics
  • Human relations.
  • Perception.
  • Motivation and work ethic.
  • Attitude and self-esteem.
  • Intercultural communications.
  • Group dynamic/Teamwork/Goal Setting.
  • Leadership.
  • Managing Change.
  • Employee rights and workplace expectations.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    BUS 157
    Fall 2014
    0295
    Anne Nelson
    BUS 157
    Winter 2014
    6061
    Lisa Culp
    BUS 157
    Winter 2014
    0297
    Anne Nelson
    BUS 157
    Fall 2013
    0295
    Dan Biagi
    BUS 157
    Spring 2013
    0296
    Dan Biagi


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
     
     
    X
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.