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Academic Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HOD-805 Foundations of Organization Studies

4 semester credits
In this course students acquire an overall familiarity with the multi-disciplinary aspects and multi-level fields of inquiry within organization studies. Students develop an appreciative understanding of the approaches to organizing from an historical perspective, critiquing the multiple traditions and paradigms in the field. Topics include decision-making and the limits of rationality, structural contingency theory and the determinants of organizational structures, institutional theory, sense making, organization identity, power, politics, organizational culture, and theories of organization environment and society.
Delivery Method: Online
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Outcome(s):
  • Communicate an understanding of theories, concepts or pieces of research.
  • Critically and appreciatively assess diverse perspectives in organization theory.



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