Organizational Behaviour, taught by Laurent Lapierre

Introduction to organizational behaviour foundations...

Course objectives

Introduction to organizational behaviour foundations including:

  • leadership,
  • personality,
  • teams and team effectiveness,
  • roles,
  • consensus,
  • perception,
  • conflict and negotiation.

Role of performance management in HRM is emphasized, including:

  • managing expectations,
  • communication skills,
  • feedback and coaching.

Support material and exercises are provided to build skills in the report writing and presentations required in the course.

About Laurent Lapierre

Laurent Lapierre is Associate Professor of Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa. Beginning his appointment as an Assistant Professor was granted tenure with promotion to the rank of Associate Professor in 2007. Laurent teaches organizational behaviour and human resources management. His research focuses on work-family conflict and on leader-follower relationships. Laurent has been Associate director, MBA program, Telfer School of Management (2008-2011). Previously, as a Management Consultant for the HR Systems Group, he developed HR management systems and solutions for government and private sector clients. Holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from McMaster University and an M.A.Sc IN Industrial-Organizational Psychology, University of Waterloo.