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21st Century Issues in Organizational Behavior I


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Course level: Graduate

This course evaluates research on issues that organizations face in optimizing their performance. Students will gain insight on organizational theory and leadership, organizational behavior and globalization, people systems, and emerging trends and issues in organizations. Competency A: Explain key theories of organizational behavior and leadership. Competency B: Analyze strategies to overcome internal and external factors affecting an organization. Competency C: Evaluate leadership strategies for optimizing organizational performance. Competency D: Examine the dynamics among organizational culture, ethics and values, organizational behavior, individual performance, and leadership. Competency E: Synthesize new and existing organizational processes to promote globalization. Competency F: Analyze emerging trends in organizational theory and behavior.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Introduction to Organizational Theory

Evolution of Organizational Behavior and Leadership

Organizational Ethics and Values

Organizational Culture and Change

Organizational Leadership Theory

Managing People and Processes in Organizations

Today’s Global Manager and Strategies

Emerging Trends and Issues in Organizations


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