Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

BUSI 421 001 (CRN: 14405)

POWER, INFLUENCE & ORG CHANGE

Long Title: POWER, INFLUENCE AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
Department: Business
Instructor: Yu, Siyu
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR MCN 316 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: BUSI 310
Section Max Enrollment: 36
Section Enrolled: 26
Enrollment data as of: 27-SEP-2021 5:20AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
 
Description: A manager’s primary purpose is to use power to influence subordinates and create an effective organization. This course will teach students how to build power, how to influence people, and the proper use of power and influence to initiate and manage organizational change. The course will introduce a framework for power, influence, and organizational changes and teach students how to enhance their personal competencies in the context of navigating these organizational dynamics. A variety of teaching techniques including lectures, case analysis, video, and experiential exercises will be used to help students to understand and internalize scientifically-proven knowledge.