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2022 - 2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUSI 344 - Organizational Theory

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): ACCT 115  and ECON 100  or ECON 110  

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course is designed to provide a conceptual and empirical understanding of the functions, processes, and structures of groups and organizations. Major emphasis is placed on topics of group dynamics and organizational theory. The course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the current theoretical trends in the field. Through the completion of a major research project the student will gain insight into the current focus of studies in the field.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Assess the functions, processes and structures of groups and organizations.
  2. Analyze the importance of strategic purpose, operating goals and role of organizational structure.
  3. Explain the role of the external and internal environment on organizational structures, strategies, and technologies
  4. Evaluate structural design options for international operations and approaches to coordination.
  5. Examine power structures within organizations
  6. Interpret the sources of ethical values and principles within organizations