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COM 324-01 Course Schedule (subject to change) 

Tues Aug 21
Introduction to the course and each other
Thurs Aug 23
What is organizational communication?
Fri Aug 24 is last day to add and last day for regular audit– Sun Aug 26 is last day to drop for full refund and without a W on your transcript
Tues Aug 28
Introducing classical management
Thurs Aug 30
Bureaucracy and scientific management
Response Paper 1 assigned
Tues Sept 4
Human relations
Thurs Sept 6
Human resources
Tues Sept 11
No class - Rosh Hashana
Thurs Sept 13
Catch-up and review
Case 1 assigned
Tues Sept 18
No class - Yom Kippur
Thurs Sept 20
No class - Big Medical Day
Tues Sept 25 Exam 1 
Thurs Sept 27
Introducing organizational culture
Fri Sept 29 is last day for late audit
Tues Oct 2 and Thurs Oct 4
Studying organizational culture
Case 1 enacted and Case 2 assigned on Thurs Oct 4

Tues Oct 9
Introducing critical theory
Response Paper 1 Due and Response Paper 2 assigned
Thurs Oct 11 Applying critical theory
Case 2 enacted
Tues Oct 16
No class - Fall Break
Thurs Oct 18
Introducing systems theory
Tues Oct 23
Applying systems theory
Thurs Oct 25
Catch-up and review
Fri Oct 26 is last day to request withdraw
Tues Oct 30
Exam 2
Thurs Nov 1
Definitions and models of conflict
Case 3 assigned
Tues Nov 6
Managing conflict
Thurs Nov 8
No class - National Communication Association Convention
Tues Nov 13
Third parties in conflict
Case 3
Response Paper 2 due and Response Paper 3 assigned
Thurs Nov 15
Organizational socialization and Organizational compliance gaining
 Case 4 assigned
Tues Nov 20
Organizational compliance gaining
Thurs Nov 22
No class - Thanksgiving
Tues Nov 27
Emotion in the workplace
Case 4
Thurs Nov 29
Organizational decision making and The new normal, for better or worse
Response Paper 3 Due
Tues Dec 4
Catch-up and review
Thurs Dec 6
"If we need it" day
Thurs Dec 13
Exam 3, 4-5:30 p.m. 

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