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Course Description:

The contemporary world has produced new organizational types and styles while at the same time perpetuating older, more traditional, bureaucratic systems. Students will analyze organizations using a combination of case study analysis and the application of contemporary and classical organizational modes.


Spector, Bert.  2007.  Implementing Organizational Change:  Theory and Practice

Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Prentice Hall





Course Reflection:

I found this course very interesting considering I thought I wouldn't like it at first. I'm not very business orientated, but I found myself gravitating to the concepts put forth by the text. I have implemented change within myself as a result.


Course Assignments:

  • Organizational Case Analysis #1 is an essay that discusses how organizations can benefit from globalization 3.0 as it is referred to in Thomas Friedman's book "The World Is Flat".

This essay demonstrates the Critical Thinking, Communication, and Cultural Diversity and Social Responsibility competencies.


  • Research Assignment summarizes three articles written about an organization (Disney) using proper APA format.

This assignment demonstrates the Communication competency.


This paper demonstrates the Cultural Diversity and Social Responsibility competency.

DRAFT: This module has unpublished changes.