May 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2021-2022 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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MB 500 (SF) - Business/Organizational Dynamics

A systems view of business and the organization. Explores both the importance of theory in- practice and the internal and external relationships that enable the business/organization (i.e., system) to remain a viable enterprise. The course also explores the balancing and reinforcing dynamics inherent in all systems.


This is a Sustainability-Focused (SF) course.

Assignment Overview
Assignments:  10 Week Course 

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: Final Paper

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Apply the various models of organizing. 
  • Understand how an organization influences the behavior of its members. 
  • Understand the internal dynamics of organizing and how they affect the effectiveness/performance of an organization. 
  • Understand how the interdependent relationship between external and internal environment affects an organization’s ability to support its strategy. 
  • Align organizational structure/design to an organization’s strategy.

Credits: 3

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