Organizational Analysis

Assembled soldiers salute a flag in a desert setting.

Officers salute their regiment’s colors during the uncasing ceremony on Camp Striker, Iraq. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army.)


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Fall 2005



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Course Description

This reading course seeks to provide students with frameworks for understanding organizational behavior and research tools for studying them. It offers an overview of major theories and approaches, and an opportunity to discuss major and classic works on military and non-military organizations. For advanced graduate students, preferably those selecting a dissertation topic.

Harvey Sapolsky. 17.959 Organizational Analysis, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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