About This Course
This course is an introduction to organizational behavior for students and professionals interested in leading or managing a professional practice. The purpose of the course is to improve your effectiveness as a leader or manager through an understanding of the sociological, economic, and political factors that affect organizations. The course will progress from an introspective look at leadership and your own personal preferences and style to interactions with others in groups or teams, to the structure and dynamics of organizations and how they respond to external factors.
Sample course topics: personalities, values, compensation, incentives, diversity, managing change, organizational structure, negotiation