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Seminar in Organizational Theory (macro)

Course Number:

47892


Faculty

Brandy Aven, aven@andrew.cmu.edu


Program

PHD


Concentrations

Organizational Behavior


Course Description

This course introduces central concepts in Organizational Theory. The main objective of this course is to create a forum to discuss and develop an understanding of the different strategies organizational theorists use to explain organizational processes, develop theories, and make these theories as convincing as possible.   Topics include: Economic Sociology, Organizational Learning, Institutional Theory, Status & Power, and Social Networks within and among firms

Format

Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk


Pre-requisites

None