Graduate Course Catalog 2009-2011

COURSE: 30-551 Organizational Theory in Healthcare Organizations (3)
This course provides an overview of organizational theory with a focus on healthcare organizations. Organizational mission, vision, objectives, culture, strategy and quality improvement efforts are addressed. Content regarding leadership, structure, power, influence and control is explored in detail. Facilitators and barriers to organizational change are discussed, as are current efforts to measure organizational performance. Prerequisite: Core courses