Program Goals


  • help students understand the characteristics of diverse complex organizations in a world   characterized by local-global connections; 


  • support skills that allow inquiry into organizations and their environments, and analysis of them, in order to contribute to effective, ethical behavior;


  • develop transferable, interdisciplinary skills in research, problem solving, analysis, synthesis, presentation, communication, and teamwork;


  • create educational settings that link classroom instruction with real-world problem solving;


  • help students understand how organizations reflect human values and ethical considerations.