Sociology & Organizations Course

Sociology and Organizations Course
Sociology & Organizations Course

The following course in Sociology & Organizations is provided in its entirety by Atlantic International University's "Open Access Initiative " which strives to make knowledge and education readily available to those seeking advancement regardless of their socio-economic situation, location or other previously limiting factors. The University's Open Courses are free and do not require any purchase or registration, they are open to the public.  

Objectives for Sociology & Organizations:

Know the leading theories of motivation;
Be familiar with current research in workplace motivation;
Know how to conduct, evaluate and cite secondary research;
Be able to apply theories to workplace situations;
Have had an opportunity to develop policies, programs and
strategies to improve workplace motivation and maximize employee potential.

Course Description for Sociology & Organizations:

Strategic Organizational Behavior involves the actions of individuals and groups within an organization. The strategic OB approach rests on the premise that people are the foundation of an organization’s competitive advantages. Thus, the strategic approach to OB involves organizing and managing the people’s knowledge and skills effectively to implement the organization’s strategy and gain a competitive advantage.

Introduction: Sociology & Organizations (Open)
This brief Video Introduces the professor and topics to be covered in the course

Course Content, Lessons, and Tests: Sociology & Organizations (Open)
The lessons and topics for this course are provided in audio and video format. A test will follow the conclusion of each lesson to verify the concepts covered have been learned.

Review of Topics and Lessons: Sociology & Organizations (Open)
A outline of the topics covered in this course is provided in video format.

Conclusion: Sociology & Organizations (Open)
Final notes and comments about the course made by the author.

Resources and Bibliography

Sociology by Hitt, Miller and Colella