Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

HSMP 642 Organizational Theory and Health Systems

Students in this course will develop an understanding of the organizational theory domain and enhance their ability to frame research within that domain in the context of health systems. The course emphasizes both substance and skill development, drawing on insights from the fields of economics, anthropology, political science and systems science to explore the structure and functions of organizations, the interaction of organizations and their environment, and the behavior of individuals within organizations. Understanding organizational theory, research, actions and outcomes is fundamental.


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