This course aims to provide deeper insight into the contested phenomenon of globalization, its implications for today’s organizations, and the role of communication in processes of global organizing.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
- Understand and critique organizational and social theory on globalization.
- Have increased awareness of the complexities of organizing across various boundaries and the role of communication in this process.
- Analyze the implications of globalization for today's organizations, including both corporations and non-profits, governmental and private.
- Apply the theory and research discussed to challenges faced (or caused) by real global organizations and teams.