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COM 324-01 Course Schedule (subject to change)

Tues Jan 8: Introduction to the course and each other

Thurs Jan 10:What is organizational communication?
Fri Jan 11 is last day to add and last day for regular audit– Sun Aug 13 is last day to drop for full refund and without a W on your transcript

Tues Jan 15: Introducing classical management

Thurs Jan 17: Bureaucracy and scientific management ; Response Paper 1 assigned

Tues Jan 22: Human relations

Thurs Jan 24: Human resources

Tues Jan 29: “If we need it” day

Thurs Jan 31: Catch up and Review; Case 1 assigned

Tues Feb 5: Exam 1

Thurs Feb 7: Introducing organizational culture

Tues Feb 12 and Thurs Feb 14: Studying organizational culture; Case 1 enacted and Case 2 assigned on Thurs Feb 14

Tues Feb 19: Introducing critical theory; Response Paper 1 Due and Response Paper 2 assigned

Thurs Feb 21: Applying critical theory; Case 2 enacted

Tues Feb 26: Introducing systems theory

Thurs Feb 28: Applying systems theory

Tues Mar 5 and Thurs Mar 7 are Spring Break

Tues Mar 12: “If we need it” day

Thurs Mar 14: Catch-up and review; Fri Mar 15 is last day to request withdrawal

Tues Mar 19: Exam 2

Thurs Mar 21: Definitions and Models of Conflict; Case 3 Assigned

Tues Mar 26: Managing Conflict

Thurs Mar 28: Third parties in conflict; Case 3 Enacted; Response Paper 2 due and Response Paper 3 assigned

Tues Apr 2: Organizational socialization;  Case 4 assigned

Thurs Apr 4:  “If we need it” day

Tues Apr 9: Organizational Compliance Gaining

Thurs Apr 11: Emotion in the workplace; Case 4 Enacted

Tues Apr 16: Organizational decision making

Thurs Apr 18:  The new normal, for better or worse  Response Paper 3 Due

Tues Apr 23:   “If we need it” day

Thurs Apr 25: Catch up and Review.

Thurs May 2: Final Exam 10:30 am to 12 noon; yes, it’s an awful un-natural time.  But they told us about it well in advance.



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