Sociology of Organizations
- Joan Zielinski
- 555 Clark B01 - MoWe 12:30PM - 1:50PM
- This socially and culturally relevant course uses the discipline of sociology to engender understanding of the individuals' proclivity to obey the norms and rules of organizations to which they belong, social change, the organizational structure of business in the 21st century, the structure and function of formal organizations, especially in business and government., social stratification, social control, styles of leadership, routinization of work, and conflict and conflict resolution. The formal organizations studied and analyzed include Disneyland, the Nazi Third Reich, McDonalds, Enron, General Motors, and private corporations providing mercenary soldiers to governments. Please note that this class is a requirement for the BIP minor, and enrollment preference is given to Senior sociology majors and Senior BIP majors. Other students will be accommodated as possible.
- Lune, Howard, Understanding Organizations, Polity Press, 2010.
Taibbi, Matt, The Great Derangement: A Terrifying True Story of War, Politics, & Religion at the Twilight of the American Empire, Spiegel and Grau, 2008.
Leidner, Robin, Fast Food/Fast Talk, University of California Press, 1993.
- Please note that this class is a requirement for the BIP minor, and enrollment preference is given to Senior sociology majors and Senior BIP majors. Other students will be accommodated as possible.
- Social & Behavioral Sciences Distro Area
Attendance at 1st class mandatory
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