Human Behavior and Organization

Course Code
MO 501
Hours
3 hours
Type
Core
Offered
  • Fall 16
  • Fall 17
Prerequisites
No credit in MO 503, 552

Human Behavior and Organization --- The purpose of this course is to improve your effectiveness as a manager by introducing you to frameworks for understanding organizational processes and by giving you experience in applying these frameworks. The field of management and organizations is at the intersection of several social science disciplines and focuses on applying their insights to solving organizational problems and building organizational competencies. Topics include improving decision making, building networks, negotiation, power and politics, organization design, motivation and compensation systems, and leading (and surviving) organizational change.

Taught By
Wayne Baker
  • Robert P.Thome Professor of Management and Organizations
  • Professor of Sociology
  • Professor of Organizational Studies, LSA
  • Faculty Associate, Institute for Social Research
Wayne Baker is Robert P. Thome Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Management & Organizations at the Ross School of Business...