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Sociology of Organizations

This course introduces students to classical and contemporary theories of organizations and to empirical (qualitative and quantitative) research that evaluates these theories. Representative theories include Weber’s theory of bureaucracy, institutional theories of organizational change, and network perspectives on organizations. Representative topics include organizational downsizing and restructuring, internal labour markets, and the divergent organizational experiences of women and men

SOCIOL 705

Sociology of Organizations

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Offered?: No Language?: No

This course introduces students to classical and contemporary theories of organizations and to empirical (qualitative and quantitative) research that evaluates these theories. Representative theories include Weber’s theory of bureaucracy, institutional theories of organizational change, and network perspectives on organizations. Representative topics include organizational downsizing and restructuring, internal labour markets, and the divergent organizational experiences of women and men