Management Concentration Courses
Inculcating Management Comprehension
Doctoral candidates who concentrate in management complete the two doctoral concentration seminars in management and three advanced electives in Management.
Doctoral Concentration Seminar in Organization Behavior(MGT 835)
Develops a rigorous foundation in the major theoretical and empirical contributions and methodological approaches in organization behavior. Explores topics like personality, motivation, emotion, decision- making, trust, justice, ethics, leadership, and teams. Evaluates methodological approaches and analytical techniques commonly used in organization behavior. Emphasizes critical evaluation and creative extension published research in organization behavior. Provides partial preparation for doctoral comprehensive examination in management.
Doctoral Concentration Seminar in Strategic Management(MGT 836)
Examines classic and current research literature in scholarly journals that defines the area of strategic management. Develops skill in conceptualizing and analyzing managerial problems in strategic management. Encourages the integration and synthesis of the strategic management literature into a coherent theory that can be applied to practice. Requires substantial development of a research paper that may serve as the embryo for a publishable paper or dissertation. Provides partial preparation for doctoral comprehensive examination in management.
In addition to the doctoral concentration seminar in management, each candidate concentrating in management completes three advanced graduate courses, selected in consultation with a faculty advisor. Most doctoral candidates select three of the courses in the following list because they emphasize theoretical structures and issues.