Apr 03, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUAD 505 - Management in a Changing World

3 hours
Presents an overview of the fundamental issues underlying a post-industrial society, such as the changing concepts of technology and knowledge. The impact of technological and workforce changes on society, on organizations, and on the role of the manager are explored in depth. The nature of organizations in a changing environment, the evolution of management thought and its relevance for modern managers. Organizational theory, structure, and design are emphasized. The relationships between individuals and organizations, the social responsibility of organizations and ethical issues for managers, workforce diversity, and the challenges of managing in today’s complex organizational environment are studied.