Human Capital Management
This course will help students understand the basic components of organizations. These components include: culture, structure, motivational influences, group processes, change management initiatives, workplace interactions, and communications within organizations. Students will explore, through written case studies, reading of classic organizational texts, faculty lectures, and video, the basic elements of organizational life. At the successful completion of this course, students will be able to integrate the various theoretical perspectives of leadership and motivation into a coherent understanding of organizational life. In addition, students will be able to understand how the disciplines of psychology (individual and group), sociology, cultural anthropology, human resource management, and social systems theory impact organizations.