Organizational Research unit I case study and DQ Question

MBA 6001, Organizational Research and Theory 1 Cou rse Learning Outcomes for Unit I Upon completion of this unit, students should be able to: 1. Analyze the effects and applications of various organizational structures and levels of authority on employee motivation, morale, and culture. 1.1 Examine approaches to organizational design. Reading Assignment Using the CSU Online Library, search the ABI/Inform Complete database to read the following articles: Buhler, P. M. (2011). Changing organizational structures and their impact on managers. Supervision , 72 (2), 24 -26. Retrieved from .c Giberson, T., Resick, C., Dickson, M., Mitchelson, J., Randall, K., & Clark, M. (2009). L eadership and organizational culture: Linking CEO characteristics to cultural values. Journal Of Business & Psychology , 24 (2), 123 -137. Retrieved from Hurley, R. F., Gillespie, N., Ferrin, D. L., & Dietz, G. (2013). Designing trustworthy organizations. MIT Sloan Managem ent Review, 54(4), 75 -82. Retrieved from https://libraryresources.columbiasouthern .edu/login?url= Unit Lesson Click here to access the PowerPoint version of the Unit 1 Lesson . Click here to access the note slides and transcript for the unit lesson presentation. Suggested Reading Using the CSU Online Library, se arch the ABI/Inform Complete database to read the following articles that focus on the topics of this unit. Feurer, R., & Chaharbaghi, K. (1997). Strategy development: Past, present and future. Training for Quality, 5(2), 58 -70. Retrieved from Murshed, S. T. H., Uddin, S., & Hossain, L. (2015). Transitivity, hierarchy and reciprocity of organizational communication network during crisis. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 23 (1). Retrieved from s.c UNIT I STUDY GUIDE Organizational Structures and Levels of Authority MBA 6001, Organizational Research and Theory 2 UNIT x STUDY GUIDE Title Verle, K., Markic, M., Kodric, B., & Gorenc Zoran, A. (2014). Manageri al competencies and organizational structures. Industrial Management & Data Systems, 114 (6), 922 -935. Retrieved from In the video below, Dr. Peter Senge, director of the Center for Organizational Learning at the MIT Sloan School of Management, sits down with SBC's Pier re Bismuth and Opoku Danquah at Schlumberger -Doll Research Centre to shed light on the topic of understanding a company’s unique strategic capabilities and how to use them to gain a competitive edge. SchlumbergerSBC. (2013, February 7). Dr. Peter Senge sp eaks on organizational dynamics, culture, and generational leadership [Video file]. Retrieved from . Learning Activities (Non -Graded) Review the Forbes list of the most ethical companie s using the site link below: Adams, S. (2015, March 19). The world’s most ethical companies 2015. Forbes . Retrieved from -worlds -most -ethical -companies - 2015/#6bf83efc2bed Examine these companies , and analyze their business practices, their giving to communities, and their social responsibility. Non -graded Learning Activities are provided to aid students in their course of study. You do not have to submit them. If you have questions, contact your instructor for further guidance and information.