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MPA 601. Public and Nonprofit Organization Theory and Behavior

Credits: 3
Department: Political Science
Description: Theories and practices of public and nonprofit organizations. Emphasis on behaviors, structures, decision making processes, culture
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will assess changes in organizational theory on organizational and individual behavior.
2. Students will explain organizational forces on organizational and individual learning, decision making, communication.
3. Students will evaluate how organizational structures influence management processes, policy making.
4. Students will explain organizational culture and how it influences organizational behaviors.
5. Students will evaluate leadership styles regarding organizational culture.
6. Students will describe organizational change: causes, results.

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