Theory & Research on Organizations

SPH PM 824

The purposes of this course are first to develop the students' understanding of major theoretical perspectives on health care organizations, and second to develop their abilities to apply these theories to conduct theory-based research on health care organizations. The course achieves this understanding through an in-depth review of contemporary literature addressing each major theoretical perspective and through written assignments and discussions of the contrasts among the major theoretical perspectives on organizations. To develop their abilities to apply the theories, students also design organizational research based upon the different theories.

FALL 2013 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Charns T 307C M 6:00 pm-8:45 pm Msc or doctoral
degree students
only. May reg
with permission
from instructor
MED Campus
Class Closed

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