Jun 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Graziadio Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OTMT 608 Theories and Models of Organization (2)

This course provides an introduction to the variety of theories and diverse models of organization design and management worldwide, e.g., mechanistic/bureaucratic/economic, human relations, sociotechnical systems, open systems, contingency, political, cultural, and learning/information processing. The basic assumptions and values of each model will be explored, and analytical tools from each will be introduced and practiced. Linkages with national cultural contexts will be made. The impact of these models upon organizations, managers, and workers will be examined, with special attention to organizational structure and processes, management style, and innovation and change. Prerequisite(s): Full-Time– BSCI 607 Personal Development for Leadership (2)  or BSCI 622 Personal and Career Development for Leaders (3) .

Grading Basis: Graded