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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUSADM 751 - Contemporary Organization Theory

3 Credit(s)

This course for the Organizations and Social Change track provides students with a comprehensive foundation to understand different theories of organization across a variety of academic disciplines (i.e., Management, Economics, Political Economy, Sociology, Feminist Studies, etc.) focusing on more contemporary and critical schools of thought. Students will study the philosophical assumptions of different theories and gain an in-depth understanding of the relevance of ontology and epistemology for theorizing on and about organizations. the course is designed to socialize first and second year doctoral students with respect to the guiding scholarly norms of the business administration field in terms of understanding how to “read”, critique, and utilize various theories of organization.