BUS 501 ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND BEHAVIOR
Organizational Theory and Behavior: This course is designed to expose the student to the fundamental principles with which to understand human behavior inside modern organizations. The course examines various theories developed in an attempt to explain and predict employee behavior in an organizational context.
- A structural frame, which emphasizes goals, tasks, rules, roles, formal relationships, and the rational side of organizations;
- A people frame, which focuses on individuals’ needs, attitudes, motivation, satisfaction, and skills
- A political frame, which examines power, conflict, and coalitions among those who have vested interests to protect and who want to advance within a context of scarce resources
- A symbolic frame, which explores how organizations use symbols and ceremonies to establish an organization culture and meaning.
Organizational Behavior (10th ed.)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education (2012)
Author: Kreitner, R. & Kinicki, A.
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