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ORGB 3010 - Organizational Culture

Organizational Behaviour Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Organizational culture is the web that connects employees with each other and the organization. Just like a web, culture is elastic, capable of changing and being reinforced. This course introduces the concept of organizational culture. Students will explore components of culture, how to change culture and the role of leadership in the creation and evolution of culture. An understanding of culture will assist students to identify the interrelationships and components of a culture and assess what is required to navigate cultural evolution.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

  • pon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Identify elements of organizational culture and explain how the elements impact operations
  • Define the dimensions of culture
  • Apply the problems of external adaptation and internal integration components to reveal culture contributors and inhibitors
  • Analyze structure, systems and processes to understand culture
  • Differentiate between truth and reality with in a cultural context
  • Identify assumptions that impact culture
  • Understand and assess the benefits and limits of culture typologies

Effective as of Fall 2013

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