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APS-6020 Managing People in Technology-Based Organizations

This course provides a comprehensive discussion and analysis of organizational concepts and practices with implications for individual and group behavior in technology-based organizations. The primary purpose of the course is to provide students with an understanding of how people and teams interact in the workplace and how technology-based organizations can be managed more effectively for improved productivity and organizational effectiveness. The key objective is to help students become more skilled at managing interpersonal challenges of the workplace. Additionally, the course will facilitate the effective experiential learning of students through activities and real-world problem-solving exercises. Topics of discussion include but are not limited to conceptual frameworks, case discussions, diversity in organizations, attitudes and job satisfaction, personality and values, perception and individual decision-making, motivation, individual and group behavior, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict and negotiation, the structure and culture of organizations, and organizational change and development.

Credits: 3

Offered in Jan 2024, May 2024, Jul 2024, Jan 2025

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