Course Descriptions

CodeLEAD
Number601
TitleOrganizational Theory and Change
Units3
Description

Students critically review classical and contemporary theories of organization using the multiple perspectives of psychology, anthropology, sociology, and political science. Discussions center on the nature of organization and the analysis of organizational culture. Also examined are several models of organizational change including rational, developmental, political and cultural models. The relationship of each of these to leadership in organizations is explored, and strategies for facilitating the change process are assessed.

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First NameGeorge E.
Last NameReed