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University of North Florida
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Man 6204 - Topics in Organizational Theory
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1 University of North Florida College of Business Administration Department of Management Marketing Logistics Term Summer 2002 Course Number MAN 6204 085 MW 6 10 7 50PM Course Title Topics in Organization Management Course Description And Prerequisites Prerequisite MAN 5050 or equivalent A systematic approach to the design of structural components of organizations for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness Emphasis on internal and external determinants of structure and on the impact of structure on behavior in the organization Instructor Dr Gene Baker Office 42 3139 Office Hours M W 2 00 4 00 or by appointment Phone 620 2780 E mail gbaker unf edu Webpage www unf edu gbaker Required Textbook Topics in Organization Management Gibson et al 2000 Course Content Course Outline Introduction Administration Organizational Research Decision Making Perception Attribution Motivation Group Dynamics Power Conflict Leadership Organization Theory Structural Dimensions Contextual Factors Design Alternatives Mintzberg s Configuration Organizational Effectiveness Examinations Total Weeks 5 5 1 0 5 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5 5 1 5 5 1 0 5 1 0 12 0 2 Course Objectives The content of this course is based upon those principles of management which have been derived from the social and behavioral sciences Traditionally these principles have been discussed under the headings of Organizational Theory and Organizational Behavior approximately 45 of the course is drawn from the former 45 from the latter and 10 from popular applications of both The core materials of the course focus on alternative organizational designs and approaches to coordinating work related activities The social and behavioral patterns which result from such alternatives are frequently referred to as organizational culture and structure The ultimate purpose of such patterns is to achieve goals and enhance the value of the organization As the University Catalog indicates attention will also be given to the internal



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