15.341 Individuals, Groups, and Organizations

As taught in: Fall 2006

People meeting in a group.

Group interactions, one of the topics in the class. (Photo courtesy of Rover75 on Flickr.)

Level:

Graduate

Instructors:

Prof. John Carroll

Course Description

This class develops basic concepts for understanding individual, group, and organizational behavior through the critical analysis of important works in the field. Among the areas covered are: individual affect and cognition; group process and performance; and organizational culture and adaptation. The class also emphasizes the use of behavioral science concepts for stimulating new and useful organizational behavior research.