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SOC 456. Complex Organizations

Credits: 3
Department: Sociology
Description: Formal and informal organizational structures, processes, and behavior. Power, conflict, roles, values, and culture in corporations and bureaucracies.
Prerequisites: Any sociology course or permission
Semester Offered: Even Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and apply current theories, methods and research addressing complex organization.
2. Use sociological theories and concepts to analyze current policies and trends in complex organization.
3. Evaluate the social impacts of complex organizations on our society.
4. Critically evaluate how social institutions and processes affect the structure, process, and outcome of complex organization.
5. Apply sociological concepts and theories to specific complex organization problems.
6. Understanding group processes and decision making.

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