American Heritage University of Southern California

MB-518 Organizational Theory & Development

The course reviews theories and tools of organizational development starting at the individual level and moving through interpersonal to the formation of groups. It takes a comprehensive approach to the change process through the integration of theory and practice in a business enterprise. Specif...more

  • Course ID: MB 518
  • Start Date: 10/16/2017
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Method of Instruction: Online

Units: 3

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The course reviews theories and tools of organizational development starting at the individual level and moving through interpersonal to the formation of groups. It takes a comprehensive approach to the change process through the integration of theory and practice in a business enterprise. Specific topics include ethics, interpersonal intervention, group dynamics, communication, cross-cultural awareness, organizational behavior, multinational organization and management development. 

Dr. Virginia A. Green Adjunct Faculty

Ph.D., Organization & Management, Capella University, M.B.A., Business Administration, Leadership & Technology, New York Institute of Technology, M.A., Business Administration, Leadership &

  • Describe the concepts of organization and organizational behavior
  • Trace the historical developments
  • Identify the fundamental assumptions of organizational behavior
  • Describe how OB is influenced by global economy, ethnic diversity and technology
  • Explain how rising expectations about quality and social responsibility have influenced the field of OB