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Unformatted text preview: S NEDEN MBA P ROGRAM MGMT645 Organizational Development and Culture Credit Hours: 3 Contact Hours: 45 Prerequisite(s): MGMT520 and MGMT535 Co-requisite(s): Cross-List: Course Description This course addresses the behaviors of individuals and groups in organizations. It provides insight about effectively managing and leading the change-adept organization. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to an integrative framework addressing the effect of individual and social behavior in viewing the changes taking place in the environment, strategy, structures and processes of organizations. Special attention is paid to contemporary management issues such as diversity in the work place, focus on quality and speed, morale crises and corporate social responsibilities. Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Assess how modern organizational change techniques, such as reengineering, benchmarking, and total quality management, affect innovation and leadership. 2. Evaluate the impact of groups and team work in effective decision making and leading change in organizations. 3. Assess the impact of personality, perception, attitudes, attribution, and motivation on organizational performance. 4. Distinguish between structural archetypes used to enhance communication and other linkages between human and technical dimensions of organizations. 5. Examine the role of power, leadership, culture, and globalization in organizational transformation....
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- Spring '11