Prerequisites: Completion of Core Courses
Modern organizations are characterized by constant change, market fluctuations, increased automation, and globalization. This course explores and examines the basic framework for leadership styles and focuses on ethical leadership in times of change and crisis through use of case studies and examples. The course examines the behavior of individuals and groups in the modern global settings and concentrates on improving productivity, job satisfaction, team development and continuous improvement practices and experiences. Special attention is paid to introducing organizational change smoothly, humanistic concern for people, and cultural tolerance in a global business world. Topics include theories and case studies concerning the behavior of people in modern business organizations, analysis of the internal organizational structure and managerial roles and functions, examination of theory and design of organizational structure, and the impact of work flow, leadership styles and control systems on human behavior.