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The course presents various theories of organizational designs in a behavioral approach to organizational effectiveness. The focus is on organizational types, effectiveness, competitiveness, and efficiency. It explores internal and external factors that have a positive or negative impact on achieving organizational goals. The course evaluates the ever-changing modern work environment and the effectiveness of a well-designed organization.
CAVEAT: No graduate credit will be awarded if MGT3172 has been successfully completed.
PREREQUISITE: Management principles course or the equivalent.
UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN:
- Executing a strategy for managing interdepartmental goal conflict.
- Evaluating leading organizational concepts for effective organizational structure and processes.
- Designing a systems approach to organizational design.
- Reviewing the processes of integrating individual and organizational goals.
- Defining and reconciling the types and critical dimensions of contemporary organizational environments.
- Planning organizational strategies to sustain and grow the organization.
- Classifying and assessing the effectiveness of organizational types.
- Investigating the cause-and-effect relationships within organizations.
- Exploring motivational theories and their application to modern organizations.
- Evaluating the structure-specific job/work assignments within multigenerational workforces.
- Understanding the importance and function of internal and external audits.
- Analyzing the SWOT analysis, applications, and its impact on an organization.