Graduate Program in Organizational Sociology

Graduate Program in Organizational Sociology

The Graduate Program in Organizational Sociology is designed to introduce students to sociological perspectives on organizations and work, and to offer them advanced tools for understanding and researching contemporary, global organizational complexities. The program is characterized by a research emphasis, and seeks to develop students' analytical skills in investigating the sociological complexities of organizational lives and work realities. Additionally, the program is characterized by a practical orientation, offering its students professional tools relating to issues such as organizational diagnosis and change, human resourse management, and organizational development.

 The curriculum includes a variety of subjects. For example, organizational culture, organizational strategy, organizational change, organizational globalization, conducting surveys in organizations, management and managers, group dynamics, inter-organizational relations, organizational environments and institutional settings, organizational diagnosis and consulting, gender and organizations, labor market inequalities, and human resources. The different courses are designed to offer students an in-depth understanding of the social, cultural, and structural complexities of different types of organizations, and with the ways in which organizations function in today's multi-faceted institutional, social, economic, and political environments.   

The program includes both a research track (with thesis) and a non-thesis track.