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ManagementOrganizational TheoryOrganizational AnalysisOrganizational Culture

Learner Career Outcomes

43%

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36%

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19%

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 28 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Module 1 - Introduction

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 114 min)
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

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2 - Decisions by Rational and Rule-based Procedures

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 102 min)
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

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Module 3 - Decisions by Dominant Coalitions

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 72 min)
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

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Module 4 - Organized Anarchy

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 96 min)
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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