Apr 26, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

PSY 5070 - Organizational Behavior Management (3)


When Offered: Fall
This seminar course will review current topics in the field of Organizational Behavior Management-Performance Management (OBM-PM). Readings and class discussion in Part 1 of the seminar will cover the application of the three-term contingency (ABC Analysis) and behavior analysis assessment issues. Part 2 of the seminar will focus on intervention strategies that have empirical evidence of their effectiveness in changing behavior in organizational settings. These include training, prompting, stimulus control, reinforcement, differential reinforcement, punishment, goal setting and feedback, and modeling. Part 3 of the seminar will allow the class to investigate recent topics in OBM (i.e., response generalization, establishing operations, resistance to change, rumors and gossip). Additionally, students will engage in an OBM related research project that will be developed into a Scholarly Product.