ORGSTUDY 495 - Special Topics in Organizational Studies
Winter 2021, Section 001 - Prosocial Leadership
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Organizational Studies (ORGSTUDY)
Department: LSA Organizational Studies
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One of the most critical success factors for organizational leaders is the ability to implement strategically important change. Change of any magnitude is an inherently social process in organizations. Grounded in organizational behavior research and theory, this course provides practical understanding and skills to manage human resources in the context of strategic change. Topics include (but are not limited to): thinking strategically, culture, job analysis and design, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management, and incremental and transformational approaches to change.

Class Format:

This is planned to be an in-person course, but can also accommodate students who will participate only virtually, provided they can participate synchronously.

In-person students must register in section 001.

Virtual students must register in section 002, and must attend all class meetings synchronously.


ORGSTUDY 495 - Special Topics in Organizational Studies
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001 (SEM)
M 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: N/A
003 (SEM)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM

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