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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MGT 483 - Decision Making and Organizational Change

This course analyzes the synergetic relationship between leadership, decision making and organizational change. It combines theory and applied practice to inform students of current studies on how effective decisions are made, how bad decisions can be avoided and how to implement change resulting from good decisions. The dual aspects of the decision-making process: intuitive and analytical will be covered, and the respective values of both will be highlighted.

Prerequisites: MGT 382 and admission to a College of Business major AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand and apply motivational strategies to increase group performance and lead change.
  • Enhance the efficiency and productivity of team work.
  • Analyze and leverage personal and organizational networks.
  • Improve their strategic thinking and planning, particularly in terms of how to align organizational mission, strategy, culture, and performance management.
  • Analyze leadership opportunities and barriers-for themselves and when advising others.

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