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COHR 402 - Leadership

In this course we examine what effective leadership means and how it can be practiced. We will find, if we did not know it already, that leadership does not reside in one single individual but can be found in the actions of many different people in organizations. As present and future leaders you...

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COHR 403 - Managing Diversity

In this course we will work to clarify what hinders acceptance of differences in the workplace, take a closer look at some of the problems various individuals face in the workplace, and then consider effective leadership techniques that will lead to a more effective bridging of differences in the...

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COHR 404 - Power and Politics

The overall objective of this course is to help you develop political intelligence: A systematic awareness of the presence and dynamics of political forces in organizations and the different styles and strategies for acquiring and managing power. This course will equip you with the ability to...

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COHR 405 - Managing the Family Business

Managing and working in a family business presents unique challenges: family issues can conflict with business issues. This course examines governance structures and tools to manage the interface between the family and the business.Learning objectivesThis course has four basic objectives:to...

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COHR 406 - International Human Resource Management

The purpose of COHR 406 is to familiarize students with the context, practices, and achievements of International Human Resources Management.Learning objectivesAfter completing this course students will:be aware of the various dimensions of the international context that affect HRM.understand the...

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COHR 407 - Advanced Organizational Consulting

This course is designed to build upon the frameworks covered in Introduction to Management Consulting and to sharpen your ability to diagnose and solve a broad range of organizational problems from the perspective of an organizational consultant. Through a sequence of readings, lectures, cases,...

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COHR 408 - Organizational Design

Today’s business organizations are facing unprecedented challenges, characterized by rapid technological changes and globalized competition. Technological advantage, financial planning, marketing skills are important for business success, but they must be coupled with skilled organizational design...

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COHR 409 - Creativity and Innovation

This course is designed to encourage more expansive, critical, and creative ways of thinking about organizations, society, and the role of the individual in each. This will be accomplished by taking an interdisciplinary perspective on bureaucracies, businesses, governments, and other forms of...

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COHR 410 - Knowledge Management

This course is designed to explore how organizational and social contexts affect the way people organize information and acquire knowledge about the world. The course will encourage the critical examination of organizations and a more complex understanding of organizations and their leaders. This...

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COHR 411 - Managing and Building Teams

Groups and teams are becoming increasingly part of organizational life. An understanding of effective group processes and work teams can be critical to individual and organizational success. The objective of this course is to provide students with an understanding of how to develop and be a part of...

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