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Number:MG398
Name:Leading Change
Description:This course focuses on leading change within organizations by introducing models such as Kotter & Cohen?s eight-step change model. Change models will be applied to various types of organizations (for profit, non-profit, education, government, military, among others). The course will integrate examples such as Kotter & Cohen?s change model with the drivers of change within modern-day organization and explore the leading reasons why individuals resist change. Students will have the opportunity to incorporate and apply a change model to a ?real world? setting.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): MG224

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course students should be able to: Identify and apply the principles of organizational change; Utilize various strategies to effectively lead change; Develop a model demonstrating how organizational change theory supports practices which lead organizational change; Craft and integrate a strategic planning approach for organizational culture, organizational structure, and the human processes supporting the culture and structure.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2016 ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT+CHANGE 9781133190455 CUMMINGS 10TH 15 CENGAGE L Pare $0 $242 $0
F 2015 (none) Davis $0 $0 $0
F 2015 DIGITAL ALL ACCESS PASS-ACCESS CODE 9781453356906 FLAT WORLD 13 FLAT WORLD Davis $50 $0 $0
F 2014 BUILDING ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY FOR CHANGE 9781606491249 JUDGE Davis $35 $0 $0