Offered: Spring Quarter 2021
Today’s organizations must constantly adapt to changes in economic, technological, regulatory, and business environments. In this course, you will explore the factors that drive organizational change, focusing on such topics as change in organizational culture and structure, change communication, and change resistance. Students will analyze, evaluate, and apply change models to real-world organizational change and development initiatives. Through individual and team exercises, examine why employees resist change and how successful leaders gain commitment and overcome barriers to change.