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In this introductory, self-paced course, you will learn multiple theories of organizational behavior and apply them to actual cases of organizational change. Organizations are groups whose members coordinate their behaviors in order to accomplish a shared goal. They can be found nearly everywhere in today’s society: universities, start-ups, classrooms, hospitals, non-profits, government bureaus, corporations, restaurants, grocery stores, and professional associations are some of many examples of organizations. Organizations are as varied and complex as they are ubiquitous: they differ in size and internal structure; they can entail a multiplicity of goals and tasks (some of which are planned and others unplanned!); they are made up of individuals whose goals and motivations may differ from those of the group; and they must interact with other organizations and deal with environmental constraints in order to be successful. This complexity frequently results in a myriad of problems for organizational participants and the organization’s survival. In this course, we will use organizational theories to systematically analyze how an organization operates and can best be managed. Organizational theories highlight certain features of an organization’s structure and environment, as well as its processes of negotiation, production, and change. Each provides a lens for interpreting novel organizational situations and developing a sense for how individual and group behaviors are organized. Theories are valuable for the analyst and manager because most organizational problems are unique to the circumstances and cannot be solved by simple rules of thumb. Armed with a toolset of organizational theories, you will be able to systematically identify important features of an organization and the events transforming it; choose a theoretical framework most applicable to the observed mode of organizing; and use that theory to determine which actions will best redirect the organization in desired directions. In sum, the course has three goals: to become familiar with a series of real-world organizational phenomena; to learn different theoretical perspectives that can elucidate these phenomena; and to apply these different ways of “seeing” and managing organizations to cases. In such a fashion, the course is designed to actively bridge theory and practice, exposing students to a variety of conceptual tools and ways to negotiate novel situations....

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Sep 03, 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!


Nov 11, 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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par Mohammed A

Sep 05, 2018

Very informative and easily applicable!

par Jack G

Jan 11, 2019

Great source of knowledge, thanks.

par Parimal M

Aug 18, 2018

Intensive Learning Experience...

par Mohamed M M

Aug 16, 2017

a very good and important course

par Luiz M

Jul 20, 2017

One of the best MOOCs around...

par Eleonora J R

Apr 12, 2019

Incredibly good and complete!

par Melody R

Mar 03, 2019


par Evi I

Nov 18, 2017

This is very good course.

par Ibteisam M

Jul 03, 2017


par MD. A A

Feb 10, 2018

great course indeed.

par Milad J

Sep 16, 2017

very helpful course

par Joe M

Feb 12, 2017

Enjoyed the course!

par M N A R

Jul 07, 2017

helpfull thanks !

par Dr J W L

Jun 17, 2017

The lecture was e

par Robert B C

Jan 15, 2018

Excellent course

par Nikita K

Jan 11, 2018

So informative!!

par Rajan S

Mar 07, 2017

Excellent Course

par Faisal S M A

Apr 17, 2018

Very Amportent

par Farida F

Dec 31, 2016

Great Course!

par william G

Apr 16, 2017


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par Daan P

Aug 05, 2018

Interesting course offering deep theoretical insight into the captivating world of organizations. The frameworks offered in this course provide anyone interested in the field or those thinking about taking some related undergraduate course with a good place to start their (continued) journey. As I have had the opportunity of studying in the United States during my exchange semester, the examples were not completely lost on me. For those also having spent most of their lives in Europe; the practical application of the theoretical frameworks are considerably centered around American affairs and cases. The forum offers some counterbalance, but whose participation and/or contributions are not necessarily of importance to the successful completion of the course. The quizzes were excellently interwoven with the lectures and recapped at the end of the week and provide you precisely with the tools and preparation to the final examination.