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ManagementOrganizational TheoryOrganizational AnalysisOrganizational Culture

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Approx. 28 hours to complete

English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Module 1 - Introduction

11 videos (Total 114 min), 1 quiz
11 videos
Lecture 1 - Introduction to Organizations - Part 26m
Lecture 2 - Analytic Features of Organizations - Part 113m
Lecture 2 - Analytic Features of Organizations - Part 29m
Lecture 3 - Case Applications - Part 116m
Lecture 3 - Case Applications - Part 219m
Module 1 - SSC1 - Introduction and Multiunit Organizations (2013)10m
Module 1 - SSC2 - Social Movements and Temporary Organizing (2013)8m
Module 1 - SSC3 - Leaders (2013)7m
Module 1 - SSC4 - Resistance to Change (2013)7m
Module 1 - SSC5 - Open Organization (2013)5m
1 practice exercise
Quiz: Module 1 - Quiz36m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Module 2 - Decisions by Rational and Rule-based Procedures

11 videos (Total 102 min), 1 quiz
11 videos
Lecture 4 - Rational Actor - Part 28m
Lecture 5 - Example: Cuban Missile Crisis - Part 17m
Lecture 5 - Example: Cuban Missile Crisis - Part 214m
Lecture 5 - Example: Cuban Missile Crisis - Part 3 6m
Lecture 6 - Chicago Public School Reforms - Part 1 13m
Lecture 6 - Chicago Public School Reforms - Part 2 16m
Module 2 - SSC1 - What Logic in Your Firm? (2013)5m
Module 2 - SSC2 - Superstition (2013)5m
Module 2 - SSC3 - What Decision Theory Is Right? (2013)8m
Module 2 - SSC4 - Culture and Intuition (2013)4m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 - Quiz32m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Module 3 - Decisions by Dominant Coalitions

11 videos (Total 72 min), 1 quiz
11 videos
Lecture 7 - Review and Example - Part 2 8m
Lecture 8 - Exchange and Coalitions - Part 1 10m
Lecture 8 - Exchange and Coalitions - Part 2 8m
Lecture 9 - Hula and Lobbying Coalitions - Part 1 8m
Lecture 9 - Hula and Lobbying Coalitions - Part 2 6m
Module 3 - SSC 1 - Coalition Leaders (2013)6m
Module 3 - SSC 2 - Are Coalitions Temporary? (2013)4m
Module 3 - SSC 3 - Why Is Ambiguity Good? (2013)6m
Module 3 - SSC 4 - Prioritizing Your Threads! (2013)3m
Module 3 - SSC 5 - Invisible Resistance - (2013)4m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 - Quiz32m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Module 4 - Organized Anarchy

8 videos (Total 96 min), 1 quiz
8 videos
Lecture 10 - Organized Anarchy - Part 2 9m
Lecture 10 - Organized Anarchy - Part 3 13m
Lecture 11 - Applications - Part 1 17m
Lecture 11 - Applications - Part 2 19m
Module 4 - SSC 1- Managing Organized Anarchy (2013)11m
Module 4 - SSC 2 - Brainstorming (2013)9m
Module 4 - SSC 3 - Deadline (2013)7m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 - Quiz26m
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Top reviews from Organizational Analysis

By ALSep 3rd 2019

Very challenging yet worth it. If you are in an administrative position in an organization (especially education) you will get some great perspectives/understandings from this course. Take good notes!

By JVNov 11th 2017

I think I would have given an overview at the beginning, kind of a framework, to put all theories and aspects in place. Excellent. Including the videos discussing the questions of the students.

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Daniel A. McFarland

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Education, Sociology, and Organizational Behavior

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